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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 167 167 184
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 8 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.66% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 4.67% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 18
Median daily rate £433 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £339 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.50 -
SpecFlow
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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
652 749 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.60% 14.13% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 616 614
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 33 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (81.82%) .NET
3 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (72.73%) BDD
4 18 (54.55%) TDD
4 18 (54.55%) SQL
5 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
6 15 (45.45%) Finance
7 14 (42.42%) .NET Framework
7 14 (42.42%) Selenium
8 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
9 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (33.33%) ATDD
9 11 (33.33%) Banking
10 10 (30.30%) Scrum
10 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
11 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
11 9 (27.27%) OO
11 9 (27.27%) MVC
11 9 (27.27%) NUnit
12 8 (24.24%) Subversion
12 8 (24.24%) Web Services
12 8 (24.24%) QA
13 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
13 7 (21.21%) Agile Testing
14 6 (18.18%) Gherkin
14 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (18.18%) WPF

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 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
3 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (27.27%) NUnit
5 8 (24.24%) Subversion
6 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
6 5 (15.15%) Jasmine
6 5 (15.15%) MSTest
7 4 (12.12%) JUnit
7 4 (12.12%) Protractor
7 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
8 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
8 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
9 2 (6.06%) Mocha
10 1 (3.03%) JIRA
10 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (3.03%) QUnit
10 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
10 1 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Developer in Test
5 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Framework
3 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 8 (24.24%) Web Services
5 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 6 (18.18%) WPF
6 5 (15.15%) WCF
6 5 (15.15%) XML
7 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
7 4 (12.12%) RESTful
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (9.09%) React
8 3 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
8 3 (9.09%) SignalR
9 2 (6.06%) MSMQ
9 2 (6.06%) NancyFx
9 2 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (12.12%) Fintech
2 4 (12.12%) IVR
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Smartcard
3 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (72.73%) BDD
2 18 (54.55%) TDD
3 11 (33.33%) ATDD
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) MVC
5 9 (27.27%) OO
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.18%) DevOps
7 6 (18.18%) SDLC
8 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.15%) OOD
8 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Web Development
9 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.12%) OOP
9 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) OpenLink
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