Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 13 August 2020 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 130 140
Rank change year-on-year +60 +10 +6
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 8 11 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.90% 0.42% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 2.03% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 19
Median daily rate £389 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £335 £296 £317
90th Percentile £414 £500 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £389 £390 £370
% change year-on-year -0.32% +5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 176 542 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.91% 20.92% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 371 624
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £317 £313 £313
90th Percentile £638 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £498 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +10.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £29.55 £31.47 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +17.64% -5.31%
10th Percentile £22.99 £27.15 £17.93
90th Percentile £34.15 £35.00 £36.98
Median hourly rate £29.55 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -15.57% -14.63% +5.13%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in West Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SpecFlow in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for SpecFlow in West Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
Leeds +37 7 £389 -0.32% 2
Bradford +28 1 - -
SpecFlow
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Azure
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Project Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) QA

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) API Testing
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SOLID
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft