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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 161 179 210
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +31
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 35 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.74% 3.16% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 13
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£425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £338 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £520 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 - -
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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
738 792 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.03% 13.64% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 610 625
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -36.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 58 (85.29%) C#
2 57 (83.82%) BDD
3 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (60.29%) TDD
5 40 (58.82%) Selenium
6 38 (55.88%) .NET
7 34 (50.00%) Finance
8 28 (41.18%) Cucumber
8 28 (41.18%) WebDriver
9 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
10 26 (38.24%) ASP.NET
10 26 (38.24%) MVC
11 24 (35.29%) QA
11 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
13 21 (30.88%) Scrum
14 19 (27.94%) Automated Testing
15 18 (26.47%) .NET Framework
16 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
17 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
18 14 (20.59%) OO
18 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
18 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (20.59%) Test Strategy
19 13 (19.12%) Jasmine
19 13 (19.12%) Karma Test Runner
19 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
19 13 (19.12%) RESTful
19 13 (19.12%) Open Source
19 13 (19.12%) NUnit

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.35%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) Node.js
3 2 (2.94%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.47%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Office
2 6 (8.82%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) DTS
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Impala
6 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.47%) HBase
6 1 (1.47%) Big Data
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (58.82%) Selenium
2 28 (41.18%) WebDriver
2 28 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (19.12%) NUnit
4 13 (19.12%) Jasmine
4 13 (19.12%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
6 10 (14.71%) Capybara
6 10 (14.71%) WATIR
7 9 (13.24%) TeamCity
8 8 (11.76%) JIRA
8 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
8 8 (11.76%) Moq
9 6 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (8.82%) Subversion
9 6 (8.82%) FitNesse
9 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (5.88%) MSBuild
11 3 (4.41%) JUnit
General
1 34 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Front Office
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Tester
3 12 (17.65%) Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Lead Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Lead Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Automation Tester
6 6 (8.82%) Software Architect
7 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.88%) QA Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Lead Software Architect
9 3 (4.41%) AWS Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.88%) .NET
2 26 (38.24%) ASP.NET
3 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (26.47%) .NET Framework
5 13 (19.12%) RESTful
6 12 (17.65%) WPF
7 10 (14.71%) HTML
7 10 (14.71%) Gherkin
8 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (11.76%) Web Services
9 8 (11.76%) CSS
9 8 (11.76%) NHibernate
10 7 (10.29%) jQuery
10 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.82%) WCF
11 6 (8.82%) HTML5
11 6 (8.82%) Entity Framework
12 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (5.88%) CSS3
13 4 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.41%) Equities
2 3 (4.41%) Derivative
3 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.94%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Physics
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (83.82%) BDD
2 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (60.29%) TDD
4 26 (38.24%) MVC
5 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
6 21 (30.88%) Scrum
7 19 (27.94%) Automated Testing
8 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
8 14 (20.59%) OO
8 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (20.59%) Test Strategy
9 13 (19.12%) Open Source
9 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
10 11 (16.18%) DevOps
11 10 (14.71%) Load Testing
11 10 (14.71%) Security Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 8 (11.76%) SDLC
13 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
13 6 (8.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 58 (85.29%) C#
2 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.12%) Java
4 8 (11.76%) SQL
5 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.35%) Ruby
6 4 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) Groovy
8 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
9 1 (1.47%) XAML
9 1 (1.47%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Bloomberg
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) Twitter
5 1 (1.47%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.47%) Actian
5 1 (1.47%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Informatica
City of London
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