The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 April 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.60% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +10.34% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.25 -
% change year-on-year +10.49% -  

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 Luton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18 19 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 16.22% 10.67% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 21
Median daily rate £313 £350 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in Luton

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Luton over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in Luton

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

1 9 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) TeamCity
2 8 (88.89%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Feature Driven Development
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) ATDD
2 8 (88.89%) SDET
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) API Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) JUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) TestNG
5 2 (22.22%) JBehave
5 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Case Management
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) TeamCity
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) TestNG
4 2 (22.22%) JBehave
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Expert
4 1 (11.11%) C# Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) API Testing
2 8 (88.89%) ATDD
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) Feature Driven Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
1 8 (88.89%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft