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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 177 214 215
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +1
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 21 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.69% 1.74% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £317
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SpecFlow
London

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
780 862 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 11.94% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 633 538
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £21.46 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 (86.84%) BDD
2 32 (84.21%) C#
3 31 (81.58%) .NET
4 29 (76.32%) TDD
5 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
7 20 (52.63%) MVC
8 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (34.21%) Selenium
10 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
11 11 (28.95%) QA
11 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
12 10 (26.32%) SQL
12 10 (26.32%) Scrum
13 9 (23.68%) CSS
13 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
13 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
14 8 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
14 8 (21.05%) Finance
15 7 (18.42%) HTML
15 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
15 7 (18.42%) Ajax
15 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (15.79%) jQuery
16 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
16 6 (15.79%) XML
16 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
16 6 (15.79%) NUnit
17 5 (13.16%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
3 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
4 6 (15.79%) NUnit
5 5 (13.16%) JIRA
5 5 (13.16%) FitNesse
6 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.53%) MSTest
7 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.26%) NSubstitute
8 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
8 2 (5.26%) Subversion
9 1 (2.63%) Maven
9 1 (2.63%) Capybara
9 1 (2.63%) Hudson
9 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) C# Developer
3 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 9 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Tester
6 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Automation Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) QA Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.63%) Consultant
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
5 9 (23.68%) CSS
6 8 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (18.42%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) Ajax
8 6 (15.79%) jQuery
8 6 (15.79%) XML
9 5 (13.16%) REST
9 5 (13.16%) NHibernate
9 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 4 (10.53%) WCF
10 4 (10.53%) RESTful
11 3 (7.89%) Web Services
11 3 (7.89%) DHTML
11 3 (7.89%) Lucene
11 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) BDD
2 29 (76.32%) TDD
3 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (52.63%) MVC
5 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (7.89%) OO
10 3 (7.89%) User Stories
11 2 (5.26%) Kanban
11 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
11 2 (5.26%) MVVM
11 2 (5.26%) Agile Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.26%) Pair Programming
11 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) C#
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) XQuery
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Endeca
3 1 (2.63%) OpenLink
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Trayport
3 1 (2.63%) Google
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago