Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 October 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
England > North East
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.50% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
North East median daily rate £328 - -
England median daily rate £445 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +4.71% +11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.25 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -42.63% +31.94% +5.11%

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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 292 182 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.23% 14.87% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 120 324
North East median daily rate £425 £389 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.32% +6.87% -9.06%
10th Percentile £307 £263 £245
90th Percentile £556 £588 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 15
North East median hourly rate £31.75 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.44% +60.71% +107.41%
10th Percentile £27.58 £40.30 £26.35
90th Percentile £34.53 £48.66 £32.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.19%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in the North East

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in the North East

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 5 £328 -
Durham - 1 - -
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Appium
6 1 (16.67%) SDET
6 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) WebDriver

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Appium
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (16.67%) SDET
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft