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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 92 109 85
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 5 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.16% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 0.85% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 18
Median daily rate £325 £473 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.21% +60.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £391 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £555 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +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 West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
284 353 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.83% 18.26% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 232 158
Median daily rate £400 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leeds +7 5 £325 -12.16% 1
SpecFlow
Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
5 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) NHS
5 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 2 (28.57%) QA
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (28.57%) Zephyr
6 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) Zephyr
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Sahi
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) WATIR
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) QA Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (14.29%) DevOps
7 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 1 (14.29%) User Stories
7 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP