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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
London / City of London
Rank 138 110 167
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +57
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 15 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 1.27% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 8.99% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 23
Median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £388 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £513 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 - £30.00

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
497 434 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.17% 14.10% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 337 586
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 27 (87.10%) C#
2 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (77.42%) Selenium
4 18 (58.06%) WebDriver
5 16 (51.61%) TDD
6 14 (45.16%) .NET
7 13 (41.94%) SQL
7 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
7 13 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (38.71%) BDD
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
10 10 (32.26%) NUnit
10 10 (32.26%) Scrum
10 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
11 9 (29.03%) Finance
12 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
12 8 (25.81%) MSTest
13 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (22.58%) ATDD
14 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
14 6 (19.35%) RESTful
14 6 (19.35%) WCF
14 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
14 6 (19.35%) ISEB
14 6 (19.35%) Windows
14 6 (19.35%) OO
14 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
14 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
14 6 (19.35%) Java

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Selenium
2 18 (58.06%) WebDriver
3 13 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
4 10 (32.26%) NUnit
5 8 (25.81%) MSTest
6 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
7 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
8 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
9 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.45%) Protractor
9 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
10 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
10 1 (3.23%) JIRA
10 1 (3.23%) JMeter
10 1 (3.23%) JUnit
10 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.23%) Sahi
10 1 (3.23%) Subversion
10 1 (3.23%) WATIR
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Automation Tester
2 9 (29.03%) Tester
3 8 (25.81%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Developer in Test
6 4 (12.90%) Automation Test Lead
6 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Test Leader
7 3 (9.68%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
2 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
2 6 (19.35%) RESTful
2 6 (19.35%) WCF
3 5 (16.13%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) JSON
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.23%) LINQ
6 1 (3.23%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (3.23%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Fintech
1 2 (6.45%) IVR
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) TDD
3 12 (38.71%) BDD
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
6 7 (22.58%) ATDD
7 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
7 6 (19.35%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Testing
8 5 (16.13%) OOP
8 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.90%) Load Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Test Management
9 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.68%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (9.68%) SOLID
11 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) HP
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