Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 148 135
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 4 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.076% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.42% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 21
Leeds median daily rate £355 - £300
10th Percentile £348 - £263
90th Percentile £363 - £350
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +9.23% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 631 472 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 27.83% 17.99% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 311 457
Leeds median daily rate £420 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +13.79% +3.57%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £271
90th Percentile £538 £500 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £401 £355
% change year-on-year +4.87% +12.82% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.45% +66.50%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%

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 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft