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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 92 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 18 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.02% - 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.74% - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate
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£294 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
267 189 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.07% 11.86% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 123 73
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 March 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
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SpecFlow
Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 13 (72.22%) Gherkin
4 12 (66.67%) Automation Testing
5 11 (61.11%) Scrum
6 10 (55.56%) C#
7 8 (44.44%) .NET
7 8 (44.44%) Selenium
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
9 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (33.33%) HTML
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 6 (33.33%) CSS
9 6 (33.33%) TDD
9 6 (33.33%) jQuery
9 6 (33.33%) JSON
9 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (27.78%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (27.78%) NUnit
10 5 (27.78%) NHibernate
10 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
10 5 (27.78%) MVC
11 3 (16.67%) OO
12 2 (11.11%) HP
12 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 8 (44.44%) Selenium
3 5 (27.78%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (27.78%) NUnit
4 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Hudson
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Tester
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Tester
3 9 (50.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Gherkin
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (33.33%) JSON
3 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (27.78%) NHibernate
4 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) HP