The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 110 - 99
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% - 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.03% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£343 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
SpecFlow
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
395 216 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.42% 12.92% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 133 148
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £31.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
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SpecFlow
Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 16 (59.26%) TDD
5 15 (55.56%) NUnit
6 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (51.85%) Scrum
7 13 (48.15%) C#
7 13 (48.15%) Oracle
7 13 (48.15%) Selenium
8 12 (44.44%) .NET
8 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (40.74%) BDD
10 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
10 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
10 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
10 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (33.33%) QA
10 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (25.93%) Toad
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
11 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
11 7 (25.93%) SDLC
12 6 (22.22%) Data Mapping
12 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
12 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (18.52%) JSON

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) NUnit
2 13 (48.15%) Selenium
3 7 (25.93%) Toad
3 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
3 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
4 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (14.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (14.81%) ReSharper
5 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
5 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
6 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Tester
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.70%) QA Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) JSON
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
4 4 (14.81%) WCF
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.81%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XSD
5 1 (3.70%) WSDL
5 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) BDD
5 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (25.93%) SDLC
7 6 (22.22%) Data Mapping
7 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) MVC
9 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Mobile Development
10 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 1 (3.70%) ATDD
11 1 (3.70%) Agile Testing
11 1 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) HP