The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 124 130 141
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 14 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.72% 2.04% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 3
Median daily rate £400 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £461 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.43% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - -
SpecFlow
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
376 442 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.98% 14.39% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 264 268
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SpecFlow across the South West region.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SpecFlow
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the South West region.

SpecFlow Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +7 13 £400 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
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SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) BDD
3 18 (56.25%) Scrum
3 18 (56.25%) C#
4 17 (53.13%) Ruby
4 17 (53.13%) Cucumber
5 16 (50.00%) .NET
6 15 (46.88%) Selenium
7 14 (43.75%) Test Automation
7 14 (43.75%) WebDriver
7 14 (43.75%) Capybara
8 13 (40.63%) TDD
9 11 (34.38%) WATIR
9 11 (34.38%) Entity Framework
10 10 (31.25%) SQL
11 9 (28.13%) OO
11 9 (28.13%) JIRA
11 9 (28.13%) WPF
11 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Behat
11 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
11 9 (28.13%) Rally
12 8 (25.00%) System Testing
13 7 (21.88%) MVVM
13 7 (21.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 7 (21.88%) Telerik
13 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
14 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
14 6 (18.75%) WCF
14 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Cucumber
2 15 (46.88%) Selenium
3 14 (43.75%) Capybara
3 14 (43.75%) WebDriver
4 11 (34.38%) WATIR
5 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
5 9 (28.13%) JIRA
6 4 (12.50%) NUnit
7 3 (9.38%) Moq
7 3 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.13%) MSTest
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Test Automation Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Test Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Developer in Test
3 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Test Automation Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) WPF Developer
5 3 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) AWS Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Test Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) Entity Framework
3 9 (28.13%) Behat
3 9 (28.13%) WPF
4 7 (21.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.75%) Gherkin
5 6 (18.75%) WCF
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (9.38%) MSMQ
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) CSS
8 1 (3.13%) HTML
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (3.13%) XHTML
8 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) BDD
3 18 (56.25%) Scrum
4 14 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 13 (40.63%) TDD
6 9 (28.13%) OO
6 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
7 8 (25.00%) System Testing
8 7 (21.88%) MVVM
8 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (18.75%) MVC
9 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
10 5 (15.63%) Kanban
11 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
12 3 (9.38%) OOP
12 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
13 2 (6.25%) CRM
13 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) Ruby
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) F#
5 2 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Rally
2 7 (21.88%) Telerik
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle