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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 164 178 175
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 22 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 2.87% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 15
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £290 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
729 732 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.39% 12.68% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 541 508
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.37 £48.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 38 (80.85%) C#
2 34 (72.34%) .NET
3 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (68.09%) BDD
4 24 (51.06%) TDD
5 21 (44.68%) MVC
6 18 (38.30%) Scrum
6 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 18 (38.30%) Selenium
7 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
8 16 (34.04%) Finance
9 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
9 15 (31.91%) .NET Framework
10 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
10 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
12 11 (23.40%) NUnit
13 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
13 10 (21.28%) WebDriver
14 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (17.02%) ATDD
15 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
15 8 (17.02%) HTTP
16 7 (14.89%) XML
16 7 (14.89%) HTML
16 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
16 7 (14.89%) Open Source
16 7 (14.89%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) HTTP
2 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) SSDT
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.26%) QlikView
6 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Selenium
2 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
3 11 (23.40%) NUnit
4 10 (21.28%) WebDriver
5 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (14.89%) JIRA
6 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
7 6 (12.77%) Fiddler
8 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
9 4 (8.51%) MSTest
10 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
11 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (4.26%) ERwin
12 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
12 1 (2.13%) Xcode
12 1 (2.13%) JMeter
12 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
12 1 (2.13%) Subversion
12 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
12 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) C# Developer
3 12 (25.53%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Test Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) ETL Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
3 15 (31.91%) .NET Framework
4 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (14.89%) XML
6 7 (14.89%) HTML
6 7 (14.89%) RESTful
6 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
6 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (12.77%) Gherkin
7 6 (12.77%) REST
7 6 (12.77%) jQuery
7 6 (12.77%) CSS
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (8.51%) Castle Windsor
8 4 (8.51%) Ajax
8 4 (8.51%) JSON
8 4 (8.51%) Web Services
9 3 (6.38%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Open Source
2 4 (8.51%) Video on Demand
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Tandem
5 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (68.09%) BDD
2 24 (51.06%) TDD
3 21 (44.68%) MVC
4 18 (38.30%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
6 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.02%) ATDD
8 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
9 6 (12.77%) ETL
9 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.51%) V-Model
11 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.51%) DRM
11 4 (8.51%) DSDM
12 3 (6.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.64%) C
5 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.51%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) XPath
7 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Red Gate
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.26%) Endeca
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) SOASTA, Inc
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