Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 38 41
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.09% 1.17% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 7.81% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £405 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.62% - -
10th Percentile £349 £288 £313
90th Percentile £466 £360 £338
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -28.77%
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 44 64 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.36% 14.95% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 11
Staffordshire median daily rate £338 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £440 £363 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.13% +14.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £27.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.12% -16.16%

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 13 December 2017. 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 +9 10 £450 +38.46%
SpecFlow
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 10 (90.91%) TypeScript
3 9 (81.82%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (54.55%) Web Development
6 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
6 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (45.45%) HTML5
6 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (45.45%) Internet
6 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (45.45%) Sass
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
7 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 1 (9.09%) Kanban
9 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 1 (9.09%) QA
9 1 (9.09%) 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 5 (45.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# Developer
3 7 (63.64%) C# Software Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
6 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) BDD
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (54.55%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) TypeScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA