Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 162 157
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 4 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.13% 0.11% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 0.66% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 23
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £348 £323 £267
90th Percentile £363 £328 £390
Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +9.23% +8.33% -
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 715 605 778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.48% 16.81% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 395 522
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £401 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +12.82% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £271
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £365
% change year-on-year - +13.01% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%

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
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 23 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
Leeds +16 4 £355 - 5
SpecFlow
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft