The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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
South East / Surrey
Rank 86 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.26% 0.54% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 2.82% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £373 £303
% change year-on-year -4.36% +23.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 230 248 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.67% 19.30% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 179 120
Median daily rate £414 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.64% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £342 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 7
Median hourly rate - £43.75 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.40%  
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in Surrey

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Surrey 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
Reigate -9 1 £350 -3.44%
Staines - 1 £375 -
Woking - 1 £460 - 1
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

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 Surrey region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) BDD
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (71.43%) SQL
5 10 (71.43%) MVVM
5 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (71.43%) Kanban
5 10 (71.43%) RESTful
5 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
5 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
6 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
6 9 (64.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (64.29%) NUnit
6 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
6 9 (64.29%) XML
6 9 (64.29%) SOAP
7 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
7 8 (57.14%) MSTest
8 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
9 3 (21.43%) Web Services
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
10 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 2 (14.29%) REST
11 1 (7.14%) SOLID
11 1 (7.14%) Smoke Testing

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Asana
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) NUnit
4 8 (57.14%) MSTest
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.14%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) RESTful
2 9 (64.29%) SOAP
2 9 (64.29%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (7.14%) Ninject
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) XHTML
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) BDD
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (71.43%) Kanban
4 10 (71.43%) MVVM
4 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
5 9 (64.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) B2B
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
4 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle