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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 95 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 15 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.82% - 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.40% - 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.27%
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
278 216 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.17% 13.00% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 132 63
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 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
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SpecFlow
Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 16 (76.19%) Oracle
4 15 (71.43%) Cucumber
5 13 (61.90%) Gherkin
6 12 (57.14%) Automation Testing
7 11 (52.38%) Scrum
8 10 (47.62%) SQL
8 10 (47.62%) C#
9 8 (38.10%) TDD
9 8 (38.10%) .NET
9 8 (38.10%) Selenium
10 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (33.33%) NUnit
11 6 (28.57%) HTML
11 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 6 (28.57%) CSS
11 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 6 (28.57%) jQuery
11 6 (28.57%) JSON
11 6 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
12 5 (23.81%) NHibernate
12 5 (23.81%) MVC
13 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
14 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (14.29%) BDD

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (9.52%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium
3 7 (33.33%) NUnit
4 5 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (9.52%) Subversion
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.52%) Toad
5 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (9.52%) Hudson
5 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Tester
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Tester
3 9 (42.86%) Software Tester
4 6 (28.57%) Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
8 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Gherkin
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) JSON
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (23.81%) NHibernate
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
7 3 (14.29%) OO
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
8 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) HP