Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 146 153
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +24
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 1.54% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
West Yorkshire median daily rate £331 £421 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.36% +29.62% -31.22%
10th Percentile £314 £361 £293
90th Percentile £343 £481 £344
Yorkshire median daily rate £331 £355 £325
% change year-on-year -6.69% +9.23% -9.72%
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 686 715 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.85% 23.63% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 524 332
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £413 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +1.23% +7.24%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £283
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £18.00
10th Percentile £20.04 - £10.69
90th Percentile £49.50 - £27.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.35% +136.11% -55.00%

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 20 January 2019. 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 5 £331 -21.36% 2
Bradford - 2 - - 2
SpecFlow
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) SOLID
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) API Testing

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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Descriptive Programming
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) HL7
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP