The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
England / East Midlands
Rank 91 94 96
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.062% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 0.59% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £370 £315
% change year-on-year -3.71% +17.46%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 230 169 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.61% 10.41% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 115 115
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -16.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in the East Midlands

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 3
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) SDET

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer in Test
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Xamarin