Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 145 169
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 -35
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 33 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.97% 0.22% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.56% 0.99% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.07% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £323 £294 £313
90th Percentile £475 £363 £338
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +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 928 604 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 27.30% 21.80% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 423 493
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £309 £300 £303
90th Percentile £538 £500 £520
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +49.09% - -

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +6 31 £395 +17.04% 2
Bradford - 1 - - 2
SpecFlow
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
2 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (75.76%) C#
4 19 (57.58%) Selenium
5 16 (48.48%) BDD
6 14 (42.42%) Finance
7 11 (33.33%) QA
7 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 10 (30.30%) JIRA
8 10 (30.30%) .NET
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) Android
11 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
11 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
11 6 (18.18%) SDET
11 6 (18.18%) Java
12 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
12 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
12 5 (15.15%) Scrum
12 5 (15.15%) TDD
12 5 (15.15%) DevOps
12 5 (15.15%) JIRA Agile
12 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
12 5 (15.15%) iPhone
12 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
13 4 (12.12%) API Testing
13 4 (12.12%) Retail
13 4 (12.12%) Telecoms

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 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) JIRA
3 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 5 (15.15%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (9.09%) TestComplete
5 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.06%) JMeter
6 2 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.03%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
7 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
1 17 (51.52%) Test Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Automation Tester
2 10 (30.30%) Tester
3 9 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Developer in Test
5 3 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer in Test
6 2 (6.06%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) XSD
4 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) iPhone
2 2 (6.06%) Equities
2 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
2 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) BDD
4 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.18%) SDET
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.15%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) API Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.06%) Test Management
9 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) VBScript
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Capita
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft