Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 124 107
Rank change year-on-year -22 -17 +30
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 17 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.52% 0.82% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.39% 3.86% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 15
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.44% +14.06%
10th Percentile £339 £376 £319
90th Percentile £537 £453 £395
South East median daily rate £375 £415 £370
% change year-on-year -9.69% +12.23% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 711 570 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.80% 21.22% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 460 308
Surrey median daily rate £486 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.16% +4.71% +3.03%
10th Percentile £353 £340 £313
90th Percentile £597 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 23
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% -8.89%
10th Percentile £38.88 £14.50 £38.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -11 8 £400 - 1
Staines -10 5 £513 +36.67%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £355 -
SpecFlow
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) Visual Studio
2 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Selenium
5 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) QA
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
6 6 (35.29%) SDET
7 5 (29.41%) QA Automation
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) SOA
7 5 (29.41%) Middleware
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (29.41%) Confluence
8 4 (23.53%) RESTful
8 4 (23.53%) WCF
8 4 (23.53%) JSON
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (23.53%) Serverless

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 5 (29.41%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Azure Functions
2 4 (23.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (52.94%) Selenium
3 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) Protractor
6 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
6 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) C# Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer in Test
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Azure Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Manual Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
3 5 (29.41%) Middleware
3 5 (29.41%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 4 (23.53%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) SDET
4 5 (29.41%) QA Automation
4 5 (29.41%) SOA
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) Microservices
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft