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 3 months to 28 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 140 121
Rank change year-on-year +20 -19  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 3 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.036% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.19% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.94% -  

SpecFlow is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 417 526 434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.43% 18.78% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 375 298
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £29.38 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 - £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.88 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +22 2 £350 +7.69% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) NHS
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Cucumber

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Sahi
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) WATIR
3 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) BDD
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP
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