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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 175 213 208
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -5
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 25 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.13% 2.11% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £327 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £493 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £318
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.98%
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
798 853 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 11.59% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 648 582
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 33 (91.67%) BDD
2 29 (80.56%) C#
3 28 (77.78%) TDD
4 27 (75.00%) .NET
5 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (47.22%) MVC
7 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (33.33%) Selenium
9 12 (33.33%) Scrum
10 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
11 10 (27.78%) QA
12 9 (25.00%) Finance
12 9 (25.00%) CSS
12 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (22.22%) HTML
13 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
14 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
14 7 (19.44%) Java
14 7 (19.44%) SQL
14 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
14 7 (19.44%) XML
15 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
15 6 (16.67%) Ajax
15 6 (16.67%) REST
16 5 (13.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (13.89%) jQuery
16 5 (13.89%) WCF
16 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
2 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.89%) NUnit
4 4 (11.11%) MSTest
4 4 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 4 (11.11%) JIRA
5 3 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (5.56%) NSubstitute
7 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.78%) Capybara
7 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.78%) QUnit
7 1 (2.78%) WATIR
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
3 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Tester
6 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) .NET
2 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (22.22%) HTML
5 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 7 (19.44%) XML
7 6 (16.67%) Ajax
7 6 (16.67%) REST
8 5 (13.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (13.89%) jQuery
8 5 (13.89%) WCF
9 4 (11.11%) RESTful
9 4 (11.11%) NHibernate
9 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.33%) DHTML
10 3 (8.33%) Web Services
11 2 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) BDD
2 28 (77.78%) TDD
3 17 (47.22%) MVC
4 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) OO
8 4 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (11.11%) Kanban
8 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.33%) User Stories
9 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.33%) MVVM
10 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
10 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.78%) XQuery
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Trayport
3 1 (2.78%) OpenLink
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