The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 22 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.56% 0.77% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 3.85% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £531 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Development Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.16% 20.00% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 8
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SpecFlow across the Canary Wharf region.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SpecFlow.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SpecFlow. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft