The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 155 172 182
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 11 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.74% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 5.62% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 14
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £315 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
612 783 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.99% 13.23% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 636 621
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 42 (93.33%) C#
2 35 (77.78%) .NET
3 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (71.11%) BDD
5 21 (46.67%) TDD
5 21 (46.67%) Banking
5 21 (46.67%) Finance
5 21 (46.67%) SQL
6 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
7 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 13 (28.89%) Selenium
8 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
8 13 (28.89%) OO
9 12 (26.67%) Subversion
9 12 (26.67%) QA
9 12 (26.67%) Gherkin
10 11 (24.44%) Scrum
11 10 (22.22%) MVC
11 10 (22.22%) WebDriver
11 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (22.22%) SDLC
12 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (20.00%) ATDD
12 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 9 (20.00%) OOD
12 9 (20.00%) Web Services
13 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
13 8 (17.78%) Cucumber

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (2.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Selenium
2 12 (26.67%) Subversion
3 10 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
6 7 (15.56%) NUnit
6 7 (15.56%) Protractor
7 5 (11.11%) Jasmine
8 4 (8.89%) JUnit
8 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.67%) Artifactory
9 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
9 3 (6.67%) MSTest
10 2 (4.44%) Mocha
11 1 (2.22%) JIRA
11 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (2.22%) QUnit
11 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
11 1 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 21 (46.67%) Banking
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) C# Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) Test Analyst
5 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (17.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (8.89%) QA Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) .NET
2 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
4 12 (26.67%) Gherkin
5 9 (20.00%) Web Services
6 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
7 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (13.33%) NancyFx
8 6 (13.33%) WPF
9 5 (11.11%) XML
10 4 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (8.89%) WCF
11 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
11 3 (6.67%) React
11 3 (6.67%) Reactive Extensions
11 3 (6.67%) SignalR
12 2 (4.44%) MSMQ
12 2 (4.44%) REST
12 2 (4.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (8.89%) Fintech
2 4 (8.89%) IVR
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Smartcard
3 2 (4.44%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) BDD
3 21 (46.67%) TDD
4 13 (28.89%) OO
5 11 (24.44%) Scrum
6 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (22.22%) MVC
6 10 (22.22%) SDLC
7 9 (20.00%) ATDD
7 9 (20.00%) OOD
7 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.33%) DevOps
10 5 (11.11%) Agile Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Web Development
11 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) C#
2 21 (46.67%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) OpenLink