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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 59 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 2 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.25% 1.32% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% 10.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -3.33% +17.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.38% -  

SpecFlow is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 155 119 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 19.09% 13.09% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 95
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 2
Median hourly rate £44.00 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.54% +6.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (50.00%) WinSCP
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (50.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) F#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware