Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 33 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +45
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.71% 1.82% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 14.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Luton median daily rate £400 £485 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.53% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £378 -
% change year-on-year +5.96% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 45 41 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 15.41% 12.42% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 30
Luton median daily rate £394 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £325 £234
90th Percentile £553 £485 £488
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Luton median hourly rate - £50.59 £48.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.59% +24.81%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £51.30
% change year-on-year -5.00% -2.53% +36.80%

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

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Luton over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) ATDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) API Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SDET
3 2 (40.00%) Case Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) TestNG
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Java

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 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) API Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ATDD
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 3 (60.00%) SDET
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Case Management
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft