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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
England / South West
Rank 107 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 28 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.50% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.31% 3.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 0
Median daily rate £348 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.03% +128.33%

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
527 444 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.53% 14.82% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 300 324
Median daily rate £375 £388 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -5.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 23
Median hourly rate £40.50 £41.80 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.52 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 2017.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +14 14 £350 - 1
Somerset +2 7 £350 -19.07% 2
Bristol 0 1 - - 2
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 37 (90.24%) C#
2 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (78.05%) BDD
4 31 (75.61%) Gherkin
5 28 (68.29%) .NET
6 27 (65.85%) Selenium
7 23 (56.10%) TDD
8 22 (53.66%) Cucumber
9 21 (51.22%) Test Automation
10 20 (48.78%) Scrum
11 19 (46.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
12 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
12 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
14 11 (26.83%) Test Planning
15 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
15 10 (24.39%) MVC
16 9 (21.95%) Manual Testing
16 9 (21.95%) Ext JS
16 9 (21.95%) jQuery
16 9 (21.95%) Automated Testing
16 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
16 9 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (21.95%) Sencha
16 9 (21.95%) Jasmine
16 9 (21.95%) MVVM
17 8 (19.51%) HTML5
17 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
17 8 (19.51%) QA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (65.85%) Selenium
2 22 (53.66%) Cucumber
3 19 (46.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
5 9 (21.95%) Jasmine
6 7 (17.07%) HP UFT
7 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
8 3 (7.32%) Sahi
8 3 (7.32%) WATIR
9 1 (2.44%) Subversion
9 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Developer in Test
2 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Test Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) UI Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Web UI Developer
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Software Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (75.61%) Gherkin
2 28 (68.29%) .NET
3 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
3 9 (21.95%) Ext JS
3 9 (21.95%) jQuery
3 9 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
4 8 (19.51%) CSS
4 8 (19.51%) HTML
4 8 (19.51%) HTML5
5 5 (12.20%) Web Services
6 3 (7.32%) Ajax
6 3 (7.32%) XML
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (78.05%) BDD
3 23 (56.10%) TDD
4 21 (51.22%) Test Automation
5 20 (48.78%) Scrum
6 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (26.83%) Test Planning
8 10 (24.39%) MVC
9 9 (21.95%) Automated Testing
9 9 (21.95%) Manual Testing
9 9 (21.95%) MVVM
10 7 (17.07%) Kanban
11 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
12 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
12 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.20%) User Stories
13 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
13 4 (9.76%) Test Management
14 3 (7.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) C#
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) F#
3 4 (9.76%) VBScript
4 3 (7.32%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) Ruby
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Sencha
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) HP
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
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