Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 173 211
Rank change year-on-year +3 +38 -17
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 24 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.13% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 1
Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £315 £328 £313
90th Percentile £475 £478 £338
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.25 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -42.63% +31.94% +5.11%

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 1,126 819 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.52% 19.56% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 589 694
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% +16.43%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £308
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.41% +194.34% -62.14%
10th Percentile £19.86 £21.50 £12.83
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.40 £13.48
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 6 months to 21 September 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 +1 24 £385 +10.00% 8
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 23 (95.83%) Test Automation
2 21 (87.50%) C#
3 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (70.83%) Selenium
5 14 (58.33%) BDD
6 13 (54.17%) Finance
7 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
8 8 (33.33%) .NET
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (29.17%) Java
10 6 (25.00%) DevOps
10 6 (25.00%) SDET
11 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
11 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
11 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
11 5 (20.83%) JIRA
12 4 (16.67%) QA
12 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 4 (16.67%) TDD
12 4 (16.67%) Retail
12 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 4 (16.67%) SQL
12 4 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
13 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 3 (12.50%) SDLC
13 3 (12.50%) API Testing
13 3 (12.50%) Scrum

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 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
3 4 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.33%) TestComplete
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
1 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (20.83%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer in Test
6 2 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Equities
1 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Test Automation
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) BDD
4 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
5 6 (25.00%) DevOps
5 6 (25.00%) SDET
6 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (12.50%) API Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Cloud Operations
9 2 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Capita