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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 156 165 195
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +30
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 13 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.60% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.22% 4.76% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 11
Median daily rate £440 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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
585 735 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.54% 12.56% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 603 592
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

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 1 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 1 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 49 (92.45%) C#
2 41 (77.36%) .NET
3 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (67.92%) BDD
5 25 (47.17%) SQL
5 25 (47.17%) TDD
6 24 (45.28%) Finance
6 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
7 22 (41.51%) Banking
8 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
8 18 (33.96%) .NET Framework
9 16 (30.19%) Selenium
10 15 (28.30%) Gherkin
11 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
11 14 (26.42%) OO
11 14 (26.42%) MVC
12 13 (24.53%) Scrum
12 13 (24.53%) QA
13 12 (22.64%) Subversion
13 12 (22.64%) Web Services
13 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
13 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (20.75%) WebDriver
15 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
15 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
15 10 (18.87%) SDLC
15 10 (18.87%) ATDD

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 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.66%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Selenium
2 12 (22.64%) Subversion
3 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (20.75%) WebDriver
4 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
5 8 (15.09%) Protractor
6 7 (13.21%) NUnit
7 6 (11.32%) Jasmine
7 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
8 4 (7.55%) JUnit
9 3 (5.66%) Artifactory
9 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
9 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
9 3 (5.66%) MSTest
10 2 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (3.77%) Mocha
10 2 (3.77%) NSubstitute
11 1 (1.89%) QUnit
11 1 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 22 (41.51%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.43%) Retail
5 3 (5.66%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) C# Developer
3 16 (30.19%) Analyst
4 15 (28.30%) Test Analyst
5 12 (22.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (20.75%) .NET Developer
7 10 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (11.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
9 5 (9.43%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (7.55%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (7.55%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (7.55%) QA Engineer
11 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Lead
11 3 (5.66%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 3 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (77.36%) .NET
2 18 (33.96%) .NET Framework
2 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
3 15 (28.30%) Gherkin
4 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
4 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (22.64%) Web Services
5 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (13.21%) WPF
7 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
7 6 (11.32%) NancyFx
7 6 (11.32%) WCF
7 6 (11.32%) XML
8 5 (9.43%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (7.55%) React
10 3 (5.66%) jQuery
10 3 (5.66%) Kendo UI
10 3 (5.66%) Reactive Extensions
10 3 (5.66%) SignalR
11 2 (3.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (9.43%) IVR
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Smartcard
3 4 (7.55%) Fintech
4 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (67.92%) BDD
3 25 (47.17%) TDD
4 14 (26.42%) MVC
4 14 (26.42%) OO
5 13 (24.53%) Scrum
6 10 (18.87%) ATDD
6 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (18.87%) SDLC
6 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
7 9 (16.98%) OOD
7 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.21%) Web Development
9 6 (11.32%) Automated Testing
9 6 (11.32%) DevOps
9 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Agile Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Microservices
10 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (92.45%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) ISEB
2 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) OpenLink