The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 119 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 23 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.79% - 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.90% - 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SpecFlow
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
469 379 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.13% 15.02% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 222 97
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £16.90 £38.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SpecFlow across the Yorkshire region.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
West Yorkshire - 18 £300 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 26 (61.90%) Oracle
4 25 (59.52%) Cucumber
5 21 (50.00%) Gherkin
5 21 (50.00%) Scrum
6 20 (47.62%) NUnit
6 20 (47.62%) Selenium
6 20 (47.62%) SQL
7 19 (45.24%) TDD
8 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (40.48%) .NET
9 17 (40.48%) C#
10 16 (38.10%) Automation Testing
11 14 (33.33%) BDD
12 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
13 10 (23.81%) QA
14 9 (21.43%) jQuery
14 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
15 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
15 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
15 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (19.05%) JSON
15 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
15 8 (19.05%) MVC
15 8 (19.05%) HTML
15 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
15 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Cucumber
2 20 (47.62%) NUnit
2 20 (47.62%) Selenium
3 7 (16.67%) Toad
4 6 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
6 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.76%) Subversion
7 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (4.76%) Hudson
7 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.38%) Moq
8 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Tester
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Tester
3 14 (33.33%) Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Software Tester
5 8 (19.05%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
7 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Automation Tester
10 1 (2.38%) Development Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Test Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Software Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) SQL Database Developer
10 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 17 (40.48%) .NET
3 9 (21.43%) jQuery
4 8 (19.05%) JSON
4 8 (19.05%) CSS
4 8 (19.05%) HTML
4 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.76%) WCF
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.38%) HTML5
9 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.38%) Dapper ORM
9 1 (2.38%) RESTful
9 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Scrum
3 19 (45.24%) TDD
4 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (38.10%) Automation Testing
6 14 (33.33%) BDD
7 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
7 8 (19.05%) MVC
7 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
8 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (14.29%) SDLC
10 5 (11.90%) Data Mapping
11 4 (9.52%) OO
12 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
13 2 (4.76%) Open Source
13 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
13 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
13 2 (4.76%) Agile Testing
14 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) HP
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