The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 116 - 97
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.075% - 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
237 186 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.86% 7.93% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 106 75
Average daily rate £333 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 18
Average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 £300 - 3
Coventry - 1 £300 -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SpecFlow.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) MSI
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SpecFlow. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) WiX
2 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (25.00%) MSI
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago