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 28 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 107 86
Rank change year-on-year +22 -21  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 2 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.067% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 0.31% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 20
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £338 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -5.33% +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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 269 324 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.39% 21.86% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 515 475
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £513 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) NHS
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
6 1 (16.67%) Ansible
6 1 (16.67%) Docker
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

SpecFlow
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle