The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 116 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.082% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
203 174 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.29% 8.74% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 99 102
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 9
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.70 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
SpecFlow
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WiX
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (50.00%) NBehave

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
1 1 (50.00%) WiX
1 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (50.00%) NBehave
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
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