Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 119 133
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -2
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 37 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.26% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.12% 2.98% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 5
Surrey median daily rate £400 £403 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +11.03% +3.57%
10th Percentile £234 £363 £330
90th Percentile £517 £456 £400
South East median daily rate £375 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.87 -
% change year-on-year +9.00% - -

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 723 403 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 24.59% 17.78% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 258 373
Surrey median daily rate £488 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -0.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £333 £324 £313
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 28
Surrey median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% -8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £38.75 £35.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £47.50 £63.92
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +17.33%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -25 14 £400 +14.29% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 8 £453 - 1
Staines -11 4 £450 +20.00%
Leatherhead - 2 £210 - 1
Cobham - 1 £250 -
Epsom - 1 £230 -
SpecFlow
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 36 (97.30%) C#
2 31 (83.78%) Test Automation
3 25 (67.57%) Selenium
4 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (51.35%) BDD
6 18 (48.65%) Visual Studio
7 17 (45.95%) .NET
8 16 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
10 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
10 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
10 14 (37.84%) Scrum
11 13 (35.14%) SOAP
12 11 (29.73%) QA
12 11 (29.73%) LINQ
13 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
14 9 (24.32%) TDD
14 9 (24.32%) Finance
14 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
14 9 (24.32%) Gherkin
15 8 (21.62%) User Stories
15 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
15 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
15 8 (21.62%) WCF
15 8 (21.62%) NUnit
15 8 (21.62%) JSON
15 8 (21.62%) SQL
16 7 (18.92%) Oracle
16 7 (18.92%) ADO.NET

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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
1 4 (10.81%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
2 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Selenium
2 18 (48.65%) Visual Studio
3 16 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (21.62%) NUnit
5 7 (18.92%) MSBuild
6 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
7 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
8 4 (10.81%) HP UFT
8 4 (10.81%) JIRA
9 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
9 3 (8.11%) JMeter
9 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
10 2 (5.41%) Protractor
10 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
10 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (2.70%) NeoLoad
11 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) C# Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) WPF Developer
4 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
4 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C# WPF Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Developer in Test
6 4 (10.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior WPF Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (8.11%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
3 13 (35.14%) SOAP
4 11 (29.73%) LINQ
5 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
6 9 (24.32%) Gherkin
7 8 (21.62%) JSON
7 8 (21.62%) WCF
8 7 (18.92%) ADO.NET
8 7 (18.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 7 (18.92%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (18.92%) WPF
9 6 (16.22%) Middleware
9 6 (16.22%) Web Services
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (13.51%) RESTful
10 5 (13.51%) XML
11 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Fat Client
2 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (13.51%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Test Automation
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) BDD
4 14 (37.84%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (24.32%) TDD
6 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
7 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
7 8 (21.62%) User Stories
8 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (18.92%) Multithreading
9 6 (16.22%) DevOps
9 6 (16.22%) MVC
9 6 (16.22%) Test Management
9 6 (16.22%) Use Case
10 5 (13.51%) SOA
11 4 (10.81%) Defect Management
11 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
11 4 (10.81%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C#
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) XAML
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian