Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 18 June 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.95% 1.87% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.04% 13.16% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -1.43% -
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +18.18% -21.43% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 27 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.67% 14.23% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 20
Staffordshire median daily rate £335 £314 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.77% -3.46% -
10th Percentile £311 £209 £292
90th Percentile £423 £374 £489
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +26.15% +4.00% -5.30%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Staffordshire

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in Staffordshire

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent +6 9 £325 -
SpecFlow
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
1 10 (100.00%) TypeScript
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 9 (90.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (90.00%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) Web Development
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (70.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 9 (90.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (90.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) TypeScript