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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 114 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 24 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.82% - 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.06% - 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.10% -11.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
396 328 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.58% 14.34% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 188 134
Average daily rate £330 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £16.90 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 - 21 £300 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 24 (57.14%) SQL
4 22 (52.38%) Oracle
4 22 (52.38%) Selenium
4 22 (52.38%) Cucumber
5 21 (50.00%) TDD
5 21 (50.00%) NUnit
5 21 (50.00%) Scrum
5 21 (50.00%) .NET
6 19 (45.24%) C#
7 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (42.86%) Gherkin
8 16 (38.10%) BDD
9 12 (28.57%) QA
10 11 (26.19%) Automation Testing
10 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
11 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (23.81%) jQuery
12 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
12 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
12 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
12 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
12 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
12 9 (21.43%) MVC
12 9 (21.43%) JSON
13 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
13 8 (19.05%) HTML

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Selenium
1 22 (52.38%) Cucumber
2 21 (50.00%) NUnit
3 7 (16.67%) Toad
4 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 6 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
6 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.76%) ReSharper
7 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.38%) Subversion
8 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.38%) Moq
8 1 (2.38%) Hudson
8 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Tester
2 16 (38.10%) Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Tester
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Database Developer
9 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Software Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) .NET
2 18 (42.86%) Gherkin
3 10 (23.81%) jQuery
4 9 (21.43%) JSON
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (19.05%) HTML
5 8 (19.05%) CSS
6 7 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 7 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.14%) Web Services
8 3 (7.14%) WCF
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.76%) REST
9 2 (4.76%) Dapper ORM
10 1 (2.38%) CSS3
10 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) TDD
2 21 (50.00%) Scrum
3 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (38.10%) BDD
5 11 (26.19%) Automation Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 9 (21.43%) MVC
6 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 7 (16.67%) SDLC
9 6 (14.29%) Data Mapping
10 4 (9.52%) OO
11 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
12 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
12 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
12 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
13 1 (2.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) C#
3 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ISEB
1 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) HP
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