Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 21 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 129 160
Rank change year-on-year -11 +31 -2
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 23 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.65% 1.11% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.84% 6.61% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 15
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £310
90th Percentile £475 £495 £470
South East median daily rate £404 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +7.73% +7.14% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 475 651 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.38% 16.74% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 380 444
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.64% +1.41%
10th Percentile £257 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 36
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £38.50 £32.81 £34.38
90th Percentile £48.84 £59.31 £50.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Hampshire

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in Hampshire

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in Hampshire

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Andover +10 15 £413 +10.00%
Fareham - 2 £345 -
Winchester - 1 £325 - 2
SpecFlow
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 22 (95.65%) Test Automation
3 20 (86.96%) F#
3 20 (86.96%) .NET
4 19 (82.61%) Web Services
4 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
5 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
5 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (73.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (69.57%) PuTTY
7 16 (69.57%) WinSCP
7 16 (69.57%) TestNG
7 16 (69.57%) Oracle APEX
7 16 (69.57%) HP
7 16 (69.57%) Eclipse
7 16 (69.57%) HP UFT
7 16 (69.57%) Ant
7 16 (69.57%) Oracle
8 15 (65.22%) Java
8 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (65.22%) Performance Testing
8 15 (65.22%) SoapUI
8 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database
8 15 (65.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (65.22%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (65.22%) API Testing
9 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
9 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) IaaS
2 4 (17.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) PuTTY
1 16 (69.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (65.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) GIS
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (73.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (69.57%) Ant
3 16 (69.57%) Eclipse
3 16 (69.57%) HP UFT
3 16 (69.57%) Oracle APEX
3 16 (69.57%) TestNG
4 15 (65.22%) SoapUI
5 13 (56.52%) LoadRunner
6 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
6 4 (17.39%) Moq
6 4 (17.39%) MSTest
6 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (17.39%) webpack
7 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
8 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (8.70%) JIRA
8 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (8.70%) Toad
9 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Test Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) REST
3 6 (26.09%) Swagger
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Ajax
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (17.39%) Code First Entity Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
4 4 (17.39%) OAuth2
4 4 (17.39%) OpenID
4 4 (17.39%) React
4 4 (17.39%) Redux
4 4 (17.39%) WCF
4 4 (17.39%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) XML Schema
5 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
1 14 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
1 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
1 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Test Automation
2 15 (65.22%) API Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Performance Testing
2 15 (65.22%) System Integration Testing
3 13 (56.52%) Defect Tracking
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) Test Strategy
5 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 8 (34.78%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Build Automation
8 4 (17.39%) Change Data Capture
8 4 (17.39%) ETL
8 4 (17.39%) Full Text Search
8 4 (17.39%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) OWASP
8 4 (17.39%) Release Management
8 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) F#
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) ES6
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 4 (17.39%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) ISEB
2 10 (43.48%) ISEB Practitioner
2 10 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) HP
2 16 (69.57%) Oracle
3 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) Software AG
4 12 (52.17%) webMethods
5 4 (17.39%) ESRI