Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 90 132
Rank change year-on-year -25 +42 -10
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 25 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.92% 1.29% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.16% 7.54% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 2
Surrey median daily rate £426 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.67% +16.28% -9.15%
10th Percentile £353 £322 £310
90th Percentile £517 £444 £337
South East median daily rate £401 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +7.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £44.19 -
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -

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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 601 345 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.03% 17.18% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 224 358
Surrey median daily rate £475 £405 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.28% -3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £337 £320 £299
90th Percentile £586 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +7.07% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 15
Surrey median hourly rate £46.25 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.80% -8.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £38.73 £37.50 £35.50
90th Percentile £51.68 £42.45 £62.35
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -5.75% +16.00%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 January 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
Reigate - 7 £400 - 3
Woking -2 6 £426 +13.67%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £506 - 1
Staines -1 1 £375 -
Cobham - 1 £250 -
Epsom - 1 £230 -
SpecFlow
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) NUnit
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) C#
4 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (52.00%) BDD
5 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (36.00%) WCF
7 9 (36.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (32.00%) Finance
8 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
9 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (28.00%) SOAP
9 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
10 6 (24.00%) WPF
10 6 (24.00%) LINQ
10 6 (24.00%) BladeLogic
10 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (24.00%) JSON
10 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET
10 6 (24.00%) T-SQL

SpecFlow
Co-occurring 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 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.00%) npm
2 5 (20.00%) Serverless
2 5 (20.00%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) NUnit
2 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (24.00%) MSBuild
5 6 (24.00%) NuGet
5 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (20.00%) Bower
6 5 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 5 (20.00%) Selenium
7 3 (12.00%) Moq
8 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (4.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) AWS Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) WPF Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Azure Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior WPF Developer
7 3 (12.00%) XAML Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (36.00%) WCF
3 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
4 7 (28.00%) SOAP
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 6 (24.00%) JSON
5 6 (24.00%) LINQ
5 6 (24.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 6 (24.00%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (24.00%) WPF
6 5 (20.00%) .NET Core
6 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (20.00%) React
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) BDD
2 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 5 (20.00%) DevOps
6 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Use Case
6 5 (20.00%) User Stories
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (16.00%) System Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (24.00%) XAML
5 5 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com