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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 98 - 95
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 19 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.97% - 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.94% - 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.33%
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
320 286 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.28% 16.14% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 169 75
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -14.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 19 £300 - 2
SpecFlow
Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (89.19%) SQL Server
3 25 (67.57%) Oracle
4 21 (56.76%) SQL
5 20 (54.05%) Scrum
5 20 (54.05%) NUnit
5 20 (54.05%) Cucumber
6 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (48.65%) TDD
7 18 (48.65%) Gherkin
8 17 (45.95%) Selenium
8 17 (45.95%) C#
9 15 (40.54%) Automation Testing
10 14 (37.84%) .NET
11 11 (29.73%) BDD
12 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
12 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
12 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
13 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (21.62%) jQuery
13 8 (21.62%) QA
13 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
13 8 (21.62%) JSON
13 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
13 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
13 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (18.92%) CSS
14 7 (18.92%) JavaScript

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (89.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) NUnit
1 20 (54.05%) Cucumber
2 17 (45.95%) Selenium
3 7 (18.92%) Toad
4 5 (13.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
5 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
6 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.41%) Subversion
7 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (5.41%) Hudson
7 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Tester
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Tester
3 13 (35.14%) Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Software Tester
5 8 (21.62%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
7 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
10 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Database Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database Developer
10 1 (2.70%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) Gherkin
2 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 8 (21.62%) jQuery
3 8 (21.62%) JSON
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (18.92%) CSS
4 7 (18.92%) HTML
5 6 (16.22%) NHibernate
5 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
5 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
7 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Scrum
3 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (48.65%) TDD
5 15 (40.54%) Automation Testing
6 11 (29.73%) BDD
7 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
9 7 (18.92%) MVC
10 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (16.22%) SDLC
11 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
11 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
12 3 (8.11%) OO
13 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
13 2 (5.41%) Open Source
13 2 (5.41%) Agile Testing
14 1 (2.70%) Mobile Development
14 1 (2.70%) Project Management
14 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
3 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) HP
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