Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 - 143
Rank change year-on-year - +143 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.25% - 0.063%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.45% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
East Midlands median daily rate £375 - £325
10th Percentile £325 - £313
90th Percentile £388 - £381
England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year +11.76% +24.09% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 553 479 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.35% 14.74% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 312 195
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +7.41%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £481
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +84.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £40.50 £39.80 £18.45
90th Percentile £52.72 £43.65 £42.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 6 £375 - 2
SpecFlow
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) QA
4 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) Xamarin
6 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Open Source
6 3 (37.50%) NUnit
6 3 (37.50%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) OO
7 2 (25.00%) JMeter
7 2 (25.00%) Validation
7 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) WebDriver

SpecFlow
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) BlazeMeter
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) NUnit
3 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Moq
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Agile Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SDET
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Xamarin