Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 20 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 20 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.92% 5.98% -
As % of the Development Applications category 36.36% 39.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 0
Luton median daily rate £475 £475 -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 55 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 19.03% 15.14% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 18
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £343 £308 £213
90th Percentile £500 £520 £596
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year - +16.13% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 17
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 - £50.68
10th Percentile £49.02 - £40.00
90th Percentile £50.75 - £50.72
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.22 - £50.68

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
1 20 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 19 (95.00%) SoapUI
2 19 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (95.00%) JBehave
2 19 (95.00%) Ruby
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) Perl
2 19 (95.00%) Python
3 18 (90.00%) Java
4 17 (85.00%) SDET
5 16 (80.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (55.00%) Ant
6 11 (55.00%) JUnit
6 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (55.00%) BDD
6 11 (55.00%) WebDriver
6 11 (55.00%) Maven
6 11 (55.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (55.00%) TestNG
6 11 (55.00%) TeamCity
7 10 (50.00%) JIRA
7 10 (50.00%) QA
7 10 (50.00%) Confluence
7 10 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
7 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (50.00%) Defect Management
7 10 (50.00%) ATDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
2 19 (95.00%) JBehave
2 19 (95.00%) SoapUI
3 11 (55.00%) Ant
3 11 (55.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (55.00%) JUnit
3 11 (55.00%) Maven
3 11 (55.00%) TeamCity
3 11 (55.00%) TestNG
3 11 (55.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Developer in Test
2 7 (35.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) Development Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Development Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (85.00%) SDET
3 16 (80.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (55.00%) BDD
4 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (50.00%) ATDD
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 10 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 10 (50.00%) TDD
6 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) Perl
2 19 (95.00%) Python
2 19 (95.00%) Ruby
3 18 (90.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Atlassian