Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 165 154
Rank change year-on-year +50 -11 +10
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 17 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.74% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.01% 0.80% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £394 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% -8.45% +10.08%
10th Percentile £314 £309 £348
90th Percentile £438 £343 £363
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £325 £355
% change year-on-year +19.23% -8.45% +10.08%
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 424 746 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.49% 21.73% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 514 526
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.82%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.71% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -15.66% -5.14% +230.19%

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 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 +35 12 £388 +16.98% 13
Bradford - 4 £475 - 1
Halifax - 1 £400 -
SpecFlow
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
2 11 (64.71%) ISTQB
3 10 (58.82%) Selenium
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
5 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) ISEB
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Azure
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
7 6 (35.29%) Gherkin
7 6 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (35.29%) HP UFT
7 6 (35.29%) HP
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) .NET
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) FitNesse
8 5 (29.41%) Usability Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Test Management
8 5 (29.41%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Azure
2 3 (17.65%) AWS
2 3 (17.65%) IaaS
2 3 (17.65%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
4 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (35.29%) HP UFT
4 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
5 5 (29.41%) FitNesse
6 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
7 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) JUnit
7 3 (17.65%) NUnit
8 1 (5.88%) Gatling
8 1 (5.88%) Gradle
8 1 (5.88%) Moq
8 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
8 1 (5.88%) MSTest
8 1 (5.88%) Postman
8 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
8 1 (5.88%) Sikuli
8 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Software Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Gherkin
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) REST
3 4 (23.53%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) WSDL
3 4 (23.53%) XSD
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) Dropwizard
4 3 (17.65%) Express
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) PhoneGap
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
4 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
4 3 (17.65%) Swagger
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (29.41%) ATDD
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 5 (29.41%) Test Management
5 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
5 5 (29.41%) Usability Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Coaching
6 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Project Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
7 3 (17.65%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (17.65%) Ansible
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Google
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle