Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SpecFlow skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SpecFlow over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SpecFlow
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 97 95
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 18 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.92% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.17% 3.52% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 10
Bristol median daily rate £350 £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +39.71% +0.74%
10th Percentile £300 £415 £325
90th Percentile £427 £525 £400
South West median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £34.25

SpecFlow is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 348 284 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.76% 16.81% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 203 141
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £278 £300
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +4.88% -13.68%
10th Percentile £34.00 £33.25 £38.80
90th Percentile £47.15 £52.17 £42.63
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.42% +13.32%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Bristol

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SpecFlow in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in Bristol

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 15 (83.33%) Selenium
4 14 (77.78%) BDD
5 13 (72.22%) C#
6 12 (66.67%) .NET
7 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
8 10 (55.56%) QA
8 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
9 9 (50.00%) WebDriver
9 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
10 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (38.89%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (33.33%) SAP
11 6 (33.33%) SOAP
11 6 (33.33%) Marketing
11 6 (33.33%) Electronics
11 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
11 6 (33.33%) Finance
11 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
11 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
11 6 (33.33%) SDLC
11 6 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 6 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
12 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
12 5 (27.78%) Scrum
12 5 (27.78%) Java
13 4 (22.22%) Web Services
13 4 (22.22%) SQL

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) PuTTY
1 2 (11.11%) WinSCP
2 1 (5.56%) Extranet
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
3 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 9 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.11%) Ant
5 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.11%) Gatling
5 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) JMeter
5 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 2 (11.11%) NUnit
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (11.11%) TestNG
5 2 (11.11%) The Grinder
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 6 (33.33%) Electronics
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 6 (33.33%) Marketing
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 6 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) Behat
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 14 (77.78%) BDD
4 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
5 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 6 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 6 (33.33%) SDLC
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
9 3 (16.67%) Kanban
9 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
10 2 (11.11%) API Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) F#
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Software AG
4 1 (5.56%) webMethods