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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 138 106 118
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 8 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.74% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 6.69% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 0
Average daily rate £473 £294 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+128.33% -
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
496 284 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.07% 11.07% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 193 161
Average daily rate £425 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
West Yorkshire -22 6 £588 +100.00% 4
South Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Selenium
1 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) JUnit
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) NUnit
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) Google
4 5 (41.67%) Android
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (41.67%) SaaS
4 5 (41.67%) PaaS
4 5 (41.67%) Puppet
4 5 (41.67%) Node.js
4 5 (41.67%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) PhoneGap
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) IaaS
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (41.67%) Microservices
4 5 (41.67%) Swagger

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) IaaS
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (41.67%) PaaS
1 5 (41.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) JUnit
2 5 (41.67%) NUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) PhoneGap
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) Swagger
2 4 (33.33%) Express
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) WSDL
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSD
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Microservices
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Google
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Telerik