Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 92 100
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.32% 3.40% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
Reading median daily rate £400 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +5.00% -
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 162 147 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.71% 9.99% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 79 143
Reading median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £291 £261 £269
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year - +9.97% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £25.75
90th Percentile £29.00 - £27.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Reading

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in Reading

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (28.57%) Sahi
4 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (28.57%) PyCharm
5 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (14.29%) Skype
5 1 (14.29%) SDET
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Appium
5 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) DSL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) QA

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DSL
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) PyCharm
4 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Sahi
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (14.29%) Appium
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer in Test
2 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) SDET
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle