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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 133 164 197
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +33
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 32 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.62% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.62% 4.91% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 12
Median daily rate £413 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
569 692 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.31% 12.61% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 523 642
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 59 (90.77%) C#
2 48 (73.85%) .NET
3 41 (63.08%) BDD
4 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (53.85%) TDD
6 31 (47.69%) SQL
7 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
8 22 (33.85%) Finance
8 22 (33.85%) Gherkin
9 21 (32.31%) AngularJS
9 21 (32.31%) Banking
10 19 (29.23%) Scrum
11 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
11 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
11 18 (27.69%) Selenium
12 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
12 17 (26.15%) Cucumber
13 16 (24.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (21.54%) Test Scripting
14 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
14 14 (21.54%) OO
15 13 (20.00%) QA
15 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
16 12 (18.46%) Visual Studio
16 12 (18.46%) MVC
17 11 (16.92%) Web Services
17 11 (16.92%) Subversion
17 11 (16.92%) Data Analysis

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 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Endur
2 1 (1.54%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) GIS
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Selenium
2 17 (26.15%) Cucumber
3 16 (24.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (18.46%) Visual Studio
5 11 (16.92%) Subversion
6 6 (9.23%) Protractor
6 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
7 5 (7.69%) FitNesse
7 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.15%) NSubstitute
9 3 (4.62%) Artifactory
9 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.62%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.62%) JBehave
9 3 (4.62%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.08%) JIRA
10 2 (3.08%) NUnit
11 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
11 1 (1.54%) MSTest
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 21 (32.31%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Front Office
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 19 (29.23%) Analyst
3 19 (29.23%) Test Analyst
4 14 (21.54%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Web Developer
8 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
10 4 (6.15%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (6.15%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (6.15%) Tester
11 3 (4.62%) Developer in Test
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (73.85%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) Gherkin
3 21 (32.31%) AngularJS
4 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
5 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
6 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (16.92%) Web Services
8 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (12.31%) WPF
9 8 (12.31%) XML
10 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
10 6 (9.23%) NancyFx
10 6 (9.23%) WCF
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (6.15%) Kendo UI
12 3 (4.62%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (3.08%) Behat
13 2 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (3.08%) React
13 2 (3.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (12.31%) IVR
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.31%) Smartcard
3 5 (7.69%) Fintech
4 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) BDD
2 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (53.85%) TDD
4 19 (29.23%) Scrum
5 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (21.54%) OO
5 14 (21.54%) Test Scripting
6 12 (18.46%) MVC
6 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Data Analysis
7 11 (16.92%) Test Management
8 10 (15.38%) SDLC
8 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.85%) ATDD
9 9 (13.85%) OOD
10 8 (12.31%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (12.31%) Performance Testing
10 8 (12.31%) Web Development
11 6 (9.23%) Microservices
12 5 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) C#
2 31 (47.69%) SQL
3 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) Java
4 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.62%) Python
5 3 (4.62%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) AWK
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.54%) Scala
6 1 (1.54%) sed
6 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.54%) VBA
6 1 (1.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) ISEB
2 8 (12.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) HP
2 1 (1.54%) OpenLink
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle
2 1 (1.54%) Perforce
2 1 (1.54%) SimCorp
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