Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 October 2018 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 89 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 16 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.96% 0.82% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.11% 3.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% - -
Scotland median daily rate £350 £325 £525
% change year-on-year +7.69% -38.10% +68.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 389 279 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 23.29% 20.90% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 163 165
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £299 £292 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.89% +1257.14% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £43.39 £43.00
% change year-on-year -10.12% +0.91% +6.49%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Glasgow

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in Glasgow

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Jenkins
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
4 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (68.75%) TeamCity
5 11 (68.75%) Cucumber
5 11 (68.75%) JUnit
5 11 (68.75%) JMeter
6 10 (62.50%) Python
6 10 (62.50%) Java
6 10 (62.50%) Ruby
7 9 (56.25%) Calabash
7 9 (56.25%) Appium
7 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (56.25%) JBehave
7 9 (56.25%) Gatling
8 7 (43.75%) BDD
8 7 (43.75%) Selenium
8 7 (43.75%) JIRA
8 7 (43.75%) Scrum
9 5 (31.25%) .NET
9 5 (31.25%) OOP
9 5 (31.25%) OO
9 5 (31.25%) QA
9 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
9 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Usability Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Agile Testing

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 11 (68.75%) Cucumber
2 11 (68.75%) JMeter
2 11 (68.75%) JUnit
2 11 (68.75%) TeamCity
3 9 (56.25%) Appium
3 9 (56.25%) Calabash
3 9 (56.25%) Gatling
3 9 (56.25%) JBehave
4 7 (43.75%) JIRA
4 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
6 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (12.50%) Maven
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Development Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) BDD
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Kanban
4 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) OOP
4 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
4 5 (31.25%) SDET
4 5 (31.25%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (31.25%) System Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Usability Testing
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) Scala
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker