Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 151 180
Rank change year-on-year +15 +29 -23
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 29 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.86% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.27% 0.46% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £317 £328 £313
90th Percentile £475 £373 £338
Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire 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 888 652 733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.37% 22.93% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 478 510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £300 £306
90th Percentile £538 £525 £521
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.75 £28.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +113.21% -64.67%
10th Percentile £17.93 £19.38 £12.83
90th Percentile £36.98 £37.33 £13.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +5.13% +194.34% -62.14%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in West Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SpecFlow in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in West Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 August 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
Leeds +11 27 £373 +6.43% 9
Bradford - 1 - - 2
SpecFlow
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 24 (82.76%) C#
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) Selenium
4 16 (55.17%) BDD
5 14 (48.28%) Finance
6 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
7 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
8 9 (31.03%) .NET
9 7 (24.14%) Java
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) QA
10 6 (20.69%) DevOps
10 6 (20.69%) API Testing
10 6 (20.69%) SDET
11 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
11 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
11 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
11 5 (17.24%) JIRA
11 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
11 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
11 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Scrum
12 4 (13.79%) TDD
12 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
12 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Retail
12 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
12 4 (13.79%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (10.34%) Mentoring

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 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
2 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
3 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.34%) TestComplete
5 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) JMeter
5 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Automation Tester
4 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Developer in Test
7 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Developer in Test
7 2 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.90%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Equities
1 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Android
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) BDD
4 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.69%) API Testing
5 6 (20.69%) DevOps
5 6 (20.69%) SDET
6 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Cloud Operations
9 2 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Capita
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft