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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 89 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 0.065% 0.067%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 0.51% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£303 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
220 197 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.93% 12.72% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 112 83
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £4.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +412.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
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 23 January 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
Leeds -5 8 £288 - 1
SpecFlow
Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Selenium
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) Gherkin
5 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) NUnit
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (30.00%) JSON
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 3 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (20.00%) GitHub
8 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 2 (20.00%) Open Source

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (30.00%) NUnit
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (20.00%) Hudson
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP