Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 180 207
Rank change year-on-year -6 +27 -18
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.18% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.91% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Yorkshire median daily rate £331 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.03% +8.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £309 £336 £323
90th Percentile £401 £380 £328
England median daily rate £450 £425 £398
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.92% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.25 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -42.63% +11.76% +24.09%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 982 880 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.11% 20.15% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 644 597
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £411 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -0.48% +13.01%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £536 £536
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +214.81% -66.25%
10th Percentile £19.92 £40.75 £12.98
90th Percentile £49.75 £46.75 £20.85
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in Yorkshire

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
West Yorkshire -8 7 £331 -6.03% 7
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (28.57%) API Testing
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Law

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) QA