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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 19 August 2022 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
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 85 86 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 -31 +55
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 6 1 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.082% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 0.93% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
10th Percentile £405 - £232
25th Percentile £466 £471 £248
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £473 £307
Median % change year-on-year +16.40% +53.91% -18.13%
75th Percentile £602 £474 £350
90th Percentile £628 - £360
England median daily rate £520 £485 £421
% change year-on-year +7.22% +15.09% -6.35%

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 144 107 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.47% 8.76% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 83 77
10th Percentile £316 £230 £247
25th Percentile £390 £345 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £390 £360
Median % change year-on-year +19.23% +8.33% -10.00%
75th Percentile £538 £464 £438
90th Percentile £597 £538 £530
England median daily rate £560 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +9.80% +2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
10th Percentile - - £46.48
25th Percentile £41.25 - £46.81
Median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £48.25
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +13.99% +34.03%
75th Percentile £53.75 - £49.31
90th Percentile - - £49.43
England median hourly rate £59.38 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% +5.56%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SpecFlow in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SpecFlow in the East Midlands

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SpecFlow in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram 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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £608 - 1
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) Microservices
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Social Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Agile
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) API Development
4 3 (50.00%) Fintech
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Core
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) MSTest
5 2 (33.33%) MbUnit
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
5 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) Ansible
5 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) MbUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (33.33%) MSTest
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Core
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Swagger
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) gRPC
5 1 (16.67%) Jest
5 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Microservices
3 3 (50.00%) Agile
3 3 (50.00%) API Development
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Fintech
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) API Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Containerisation
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Clean Code
5 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft