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 29 June 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.082% 0.40% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 1.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £363 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.94% -  

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 233 262 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.15% 20.74% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 515 245
Median daily rate £435 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £338 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +233.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £36.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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
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 29 June 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
Woking -3 1 £363 -
SpecFlow
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) MSTest
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft