The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 186 202 206
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 19 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.37% 2.30% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £327 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £493 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
802 825 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 11.61% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 623 621
Average daily rate £450 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 31 (91.18%) BDD
2 30 (88.24%) C#
3 24 (70.59%) .NET
3 24 (70.59%) TDD
4 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 12 (35.29%) MVC
6 12 (35.29%) Finance
6 12 (35.29%) Scrum
7 11 (32.35%) Selenium
8 10 (29.41%) QA
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (26.47%) SQL
9 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (20.59%) jQuery
10 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.65%) HTML
11 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
11 6 (17.65%) Kanban
11 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 6 (17.65%) REST
11 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
12 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
12 5 (14.71%) Ruby
12 5 (14.71%) WCF
12 5 (14.71%) Java
12 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
12 5 (14.71%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
4 4 (11.76%) NUnit
5 3 (8.82%) FitNesse
5 3 (8.82%) MSTest
5 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.82%) QUnit
5 3 (8.82%) JBehave
6 2 (5.88%) NSubstitute
6 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.94%) JSUnit
7 1 (2.94%) Maven
7 1 (2.94%) JIRA
7 1 (2.94%) Moq
7 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) C# Developer
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) QA Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (20.59%) jQuery
5 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 6 (17.65%) REST
5 6 (17.65%) HTML
6 5 (14.71%) WCF
6 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 5 (14.71%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.82%) HTML5
8 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (8.82%) Web Services
8 3 (8.82%) Ajax
8 3 (8.82%) NHibernate
9 2 (5.88%) JSON
9 2 (5.88%) WPF
9 2 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
1 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) BDD
2 24 (70.59%) TDD
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (35.29%) Scrum
4 12 (35.29%) MVC
5 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.65%) Kanban
5 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 4 (11.76%) User Stories
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (8.82%) System Testing
7 3 (8.82%) MVVM
8 2 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) XQuery
6 1 (2.94%) XAML
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) OpenLink
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Trayport
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago