The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
England / South East
Rank 213 252 251
Rank change year-on-year +39 -1  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 28 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.35% 1.30% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 7
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £356 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £373 £303
% change year-on-year -4.36% +23.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.38% -  

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1190 1228 1197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.16% 13.35% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 779 683
Median daily rate £405 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 41
Median hourly rate £45.87 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £104.37 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in the South East

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in the South East

SpecFlow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SpecFlow in the South East

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +24 15 £400 - 3
West Sussex - 4 - -
Surrey +8 3 £375 +3.44% 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £488 - 1
East Sussex +3 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South East region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 62 (95.38%) Selenium
2 57 (87.69%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (80.00%) C#
4 45 (69.23%) BDD
5 40 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (50.77%) Test Strategy
6 33 (50.77%) .NET
7 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
8 26 (40.00%) F#
9 25 (38.46%) Oracle
9 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
9 25 (38.46%) SQL
9 25 (38.46%) Scrum
10 24 (36.92%) Defect Tracking
11 23 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (35.38%) WebDriver
12 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
12 22 (33.85%) Test Scripting
12 22 (33.85%) Regression Testing
13 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
14 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
15 19 (29.23%) XML
15 19 (29.23%) Software Testing
16 18 (27.69%) TDD
17 16 (24.62%) Automated Testing
18 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
18 15 (23.08%) Kanban
19 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
19 14 (21.54%) MSTest
19 14 (21.54%) System Integration Testing

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.38%) IIS
2 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (6.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) IaaS
2 4 (6.15%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) PuTTY
1 7 (10.77%) WinSCP
2 4 (6.15%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.15%) LDAP
2 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.08%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (95.38%) Selenium
2 40 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (35.38%) WebDriver
4 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
5 14 (21.54%) MSTest
5 14 (21.54%) Protractor
6 13 (20.00%) HP UFT
7 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
8 11 (16.92%) JIRA
8 11 (16.92%) NUnit
9 9 (13.85%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (13.85%) TeamCity
10 7 (10.77%) SoapUI
10 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
11 4 (6.15%) Moq
11 4 (6.15%) NuGet
11 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (6.15%) webpack
12 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
12 3 (4.62%) TestNG
General
1 7 (10.77%) Marketing
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Publishing
3 4 (6.15%) Electronics
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Tester
2 19 (29.23%) Automation Tester
3 16 (24.62%) Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Test Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Developer in Test
6 8 (12.31%) Test Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (6.15%) QA Tester
11 3 (4.62%) Oracle Analyst
11 3 (4.62%) QA Automation Tester
12 2 (3.08%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (3.08%) Senior QA Tester
12 2 (3.08%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.77%) .NET
2 19 (29.23%) XML
3 12 (18.46%) SOAP
3 12 (18.46%) Web Services
4 11 (16.92%) RESTful
5 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
6 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (10.77%) WCF
8 6 (9.23%) Ajax
8 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 5 (7.69%) REST
10 4 (6.15%) Gherkin
10 4 (6.15%) OAuth2
10 4 (6.15%) OpenID
10 4 (6.15%) React
10 4 (6.15%) Redux
10 4 (6.15%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.62%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (87.69%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (69.23%) BDD
3 33 (50.77%) Test Strategy
4 25 (38.46%) Scrum
5 24 (36.92%) Defect Tracking
6 23 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (33.85%) Regression Testing
7 22 (33.85%) Test Scripting
8 19 (29.23%) Software Testing
9 18 (27.69%) TDD
10 16 (24.62%) Automated Testing
11 15 (23.08%) Kanban
12 14 (21.54%) Exploratory Testing
12 14 (21.54%) System Integration Testing
12 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
13 13 (20.00%) Migration
14 12 (18.46%) Automation Testing
15 11 (16.92%) Test Management
16 10 (15.38%) MVVM
17 9 (13.85%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (80.00%) C#
2 26 (40.00%) F#
3 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 25 (38.46%) SQL
4 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
5 8 (12.31%) TypeScript
5 8 (12.31%) VB
6 6 (9.23%) VBScript
7 4 (6.15%) ES6
7 4 (6.15%) Java
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) ISEB
4 3 (4.62%) HNC
4 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.54%) Degree
6 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) vSphere
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) vRealize
2 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (38.46%) Oracle
3 11 (16.92%) HP
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.23%) VMware
6 4 (6.15%) SAP
7 2 (3.08%) DevExpress
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