The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
Rank 82 99 76
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 4 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.070% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.63% 0.37% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 13
Median daily rate £325 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £370 £320
% change year-on-year -3.71% +15.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.38% -  

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 245 269 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.40% 18.84% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 203 153
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in Leeds

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) NHS
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) TDD

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle