The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 June 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - 75
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% - 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.94% -  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 105 80 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.61% 12.01% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 61
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef