Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 106 131
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25 -7
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 27 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.98% 0.94% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.26% 5.34% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 5
Surrey median daily rate £425 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +17.19% -11.11%
10th Percentile £356 £319 £308
90th Percentile £457 £417 £360
South East median daily rate £404 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +7.73% +7.14% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 634 412 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.98% 17.65% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 284 331
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £329 £313 £306
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 9
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £14.80 £37.75 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £45.65 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Woking -1 10 £425 +13.33%
Reigate - 7 £400 - 1
Staines - 1 £375 -
Cobham - 1 £250 -
SpecFlow
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) NUnit
3 16 (59.26%) C#
3 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (40.74%) WCF
7 11 (40.74%) Oracle
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
8 10 (37.04%) SQL
8 10 (37.04%) CRM
8 10 (37.04%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (37.04%) Moq
8 10 (37.04%) API Development
8 10 (37.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 9 (33.33%) BDD
10 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
10 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
10 8 (29.63%) API Testing
11 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (25.93%) Gherkin
11 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
11 7 (25.93%) Finance
11 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
11 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
12 6 (22.22%) NuGet
12 6 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (22.22%) Amazon RDS

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 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (18.52%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (18.52%) npm
3 5 (18.52%) Serverless
3 5 (18.52%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) NUnit
2 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (37.04%) Moq
4 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (22.22%) NuGet
7 5 (18.52%) Bower
7 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
7 5 (18.52%) Selenium
8 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
9 1 (3.70%) MSTest
9 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.70%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
2 11 (40.74%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Azure Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) AWS Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Integration Developer
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) AWS Software Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Salesforce Developer
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (40.74%) WCF
4 7 (25.93%) Gherkin
5 6 (22.22%) jQuery
6 5 (18.52%) .NET Core
6 5 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (18.52%) React
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 2 (7.41%) WinForms
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) JSON
9 1 (3.70%) LINQ
9 1 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (3.70%) RESTful
9 1 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) API Development
2 10 (37.04%) CRM
3 9 (33.33%) BDD
4 8 (29.63%) API Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
6 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.81%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Statistics
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 4 (14.81%) TDD
8 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
8 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) CoffeeScript
4 5 (18.52%) TypeScript
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 10 (37.04%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft