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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 117 176 183
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +7
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 33 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.95% 3.14% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 21
Average daily rate £475 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £511 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+128.33% -
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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
415 733 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.17% 14.27% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 589 543
Average daily rate £450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 59 (90.77%) C#
2 50 (76.92%) .NET
3 47 (72.31%) BDD
4 32 (49.23%) TDD
5 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (44.62%) AngularJS
7 28 (43.08%) SQL
8 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
9 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
10 23 (35.38%) Selenium
11 21 (32.31%) Scrum
11 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET
12 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (30.77%) Cucumber
13 18 (27.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (27.69%) QA
14 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
15 16 (24.62%) MVC
15 16 (24.62%) Finance
16 14 (21.54%) Gherkin
17 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
18 11 (16.92%) Java
18 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
19 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
19 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
19 10 (15.38%) ISEB
20 9 (13.85%) WCF
20 9 (13.85%) Kanban
20 9 (13.85%) Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
2 1 (1.54%) Node.js
2 1 (1.54%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Endur
1 1 (1.54%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) IaaS
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Big Data
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) GIS
6 1 (1.54%) HBase
6 1 (1.54%) Impala
6 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) Redis
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Selenium
2 20 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 18 (27.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
5 8 (12.31%) Subversion
6 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.23%) Jasmine
6 6 (9.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (9.23%) NSubstitute
7 5 (7.69%) FitNesse
8 4 (6.15%) NUnit
8 4 (6.15%) Protractor
9 3 (4.62%) JBehave
9 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.08%) Moq
10 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
10 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Front Office
3 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) C# Developer
3 20 (30.77%) Analyst
3 20 (30.77%) Test Analyst
4 16 (24.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Automation Analyst
5 11 (16.92%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Tester
7 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Developer in Test
9 3 (4.62%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (76.92%) .NET
2 29 (44.62%) AngularJS
3 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET
4 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (21.54%) Gherkin
6 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (13.85%) Entity Framework
7 9 (13.85%) WCF
8 8 (12.31%) WPF
9 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (9.23%) Kendo UI
9 6 (9.23%) React
9 6 (9.23%) Web Services
10 5 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (7.69%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (7.69%) SignalR
11 4 (6.15%) HTML
11 4 (6.15%) HTML5
11 4 (6.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 4 (6.15%) IVR
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.15%) Smartcard
3 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Physics
5 1 (1.54%) Social Media
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Unix
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) BDD
2 32 (49.23%) TDD
3 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (32.31%) Scrum
5 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
6 16 (24.62%) MVC
7 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
8 9 (13.85%) Kanban
9 8 (12.31%) OO
9 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
10 7 (10.77%) Test Management
10 7 (10.77%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
12 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.69%) Software Testing
13 4 (6.15%) ATDD
13 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) C#
2 28 (43.08%) SQL
3 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.92%) Java
5 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.62%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) Ruby
7 2 (3.08%) Scala
7 2 (3.08%) XAML
8 1 (1.54%) AWK
8 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) sed
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) ISEB
2 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.69%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) HDFS
1 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Informatica
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Perforce
4 1 (1.54%) Actian
4 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.54%) SimCorp
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