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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 137 169 196
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +27
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 27 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.57% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.71% 4.76% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 9
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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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
573 651 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.94% 11.95% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 515 634
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 52 (91.23%) C#
2 42 (73.68%) .NET
3 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (61.40%) BDD
5 28 (49.12%) SQL
6 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 25 (43.86%) TDD
8 24 (42.11%) Finance
9 22 (38.60%) Banking
10 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
11 19 (33.33%) Selenium
12 18 (31.58%) .NET Framework
13 17 (29.82%) Gherkin
14 16 (28.07%) Scrum
15 14 (24.56%) MVC
15 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
15 14 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (24.56%) QA
15 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
15 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (22.81%) Web Services
16 13 (22.81%) OO
16 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
17 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
18 11 (19.30%) Software Testing
18 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
18 11 (19.30%) Cucumber
18 11 (19.30%) ATDD
18 11 (19.30%) Subversion
19 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio

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 3 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) GIS
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Selenium
2 14 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (19.30%) Cucumber
3 11 (19.30%) Subversion
4 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
4 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
5 8 (14.04%) Jasmine
6 7 (12.28%) NUnit
6 7 (12.28%) Protractor
7 4 (7.02%) JUnit
7 4 (7.02%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (7.02%) NSubstitute
8 3 (5.26%) Artifactory
8 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.51%) Mocha
9 2 (3.51%) MSTest
10 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 22 (38.60%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.77%) Retail
5 3 (5.26%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 17 (29.82%) Analyst
3 17 (29.82%) Test Analyst
4 14 (24.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (17.54%) .NET Developer
5 10 (17.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Web Developer
7 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Test Automation Developer
9 4 (7.02%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (7.02%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (7.02%) QA Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (73.68%) .NET
2 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
3 18 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 17 (29.82%) Gherkin
5 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
5 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (22.81%) Web Services
7 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (15.79%) WPF
9 7 (12.28%) WCF
10 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework
10 6 (10.53%) NancyFx
10 6 (10.53%) XML
11 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (7.02%) Kendo UI
12 3 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (5.26%) React
13 2 (3.51%) REST
13 2 (3.51%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (10.53%) IVR
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.53%) Smartcard
3 3 (5.26%) Fintech
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (61.40%) BDD
3 25 (43.86%) TDD
4 16 (28.07%) Scrum
5 14 (24.56%) MVC
6 13 (22.81%) OO
7 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 11 (19.30%) ATDD
8 11 (19.30%) Software Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
9 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.79%) OOD
10 9 (15.79%) SDLC
11 8 (14.04%) Web Development
12 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
12 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.53%) Test Management
12 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (91.23%) C#
2 28 (49.12%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) ISEB
2 6 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Ansible
1 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) HP
2 1 (1.75%) OpenLink
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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