The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 318 353 352
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 85 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 2.15% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £341 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £382
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3387 2978 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.88% 12.51% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 2182 2011
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in London

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SpecFlow across the London region.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in London

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in London

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 26 £400 +1.58% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 145 (78.38%) BDD
2 144 (77.84%) C#
3 137 (74.05%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (66.49%) .NET
5 120 (64.86%) TDD
6 89 (48.11%) Scrum
7 84 (45.41%) Selenium
8 83 (44.86%) MVC
9 72 (38.92%) NUnit
10 67 (36.22%) ASP.NET
11 64 (34.59%) SQL Server
12 63 (34.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 61 (32.97%) JavaScript
14 56 (30.27%) .NET Framework
15 54 (29.19%) Microsoft
16 49 (26.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 48 (25.95%) QA
18 46 (24.86%) SQL
19 44 (23.78%) ASP.NET Web API
20 43 (23.24%) HTML
21 40 (21.62%) Visual Studio
21 40 (21.62%) REST
22 38 (20.54%) CSS
23 37 (20.00%) WebDriver
24 36 (19.46%) jQuery
24 36 (19.46%) AngularJS
24 36 (19.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 35 (18.92%) Rhino Mocks
26 31 (16.76%) Test Automation
27 30 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 21 (11.35%) CMS
2 17 (9.19%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (4.32%) IIS
4 6 (3.24%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.54%) Confluence
7 1 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (8.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Endur
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.41%) HTTP
2 5 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (34.59%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.78%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.24%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.24%) SSDT
7 4 (2.16%) MarkLogic
8 3 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.62%) MySQL
8 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.08%) QlikView
9 2 (1.08%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.08%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 84 (45.41%) Selenium
2 72 (38.92%) NUnit
3 40 (21.62%) Visual Studio
4 37 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 35 (18.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 30 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (15.14%) Cucumber
8 27 (14.59%) Moq
9 14 (7.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (7.57%) JIRA
10 11 (5.95%) Appium
11 10 (5.41%) WATIR
11 10 (5.41%) FitNesse
11 10 (5.41%) TeamCity
11 10 (5.41%) MSTest
12 7 (3.78%) Git (software)
13 6 (3.24%) JMeter
13 6 (3.24%) NBehave
13 6 (3.24%) NSubstitute
14 5 (2.70%) Fiddler
General
1 30 (16.22%) Finance
2 6 (3.24%) Retail
3 5 (2.70%) Front Office
3 5 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (1.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 102 (55.14%) Developer
2 51 (27.57%) .NET Developer
3 40 (21.62%) C# Developer
4 30 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (15.14%) Analyst
6 24 (12.97%) Tester
6 24 (12.97%) Test Analyst
7 21 (11.35%) Senior Developer
8 17 (9.19%) Automation Tester
9 11 (5.95%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (5.41%) Lead Developer
10 10 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.86%) Agile .NET Developer
11 9 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.32%) QA Analyst
12 8 (4.32%) Lead .NET Developer
13 6 (3.24%) Technical Leader
13 6 (3.24%) Agile C# Developer
13 6 (3.24%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (66.49%) .NET
2 67 (36.22%) ASP.NET
3 63 (34.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (30.27%) .NET Framework
5 49 (26.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 44 (23.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (23.24%) HTML
8 40 (21.62%) REST
9 38 (20.54%) CSS
10 36 (19.46%) jQuery
10 36 (19.46%) AngularJS
10 36 (19.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 30 (16.22%) Castle Windsor
12 29 (15.68%) RESTful
13 28 (15.14%) NHibernate
14 21 (11.35%) HTML5
14 21 (11.35%) Ninject
15 20 (10.81%) OpenRasta
15 20 (10.81%) Spring.NET
15 20 (10.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.14%) Open Source
2 13 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.32%) User Experience
4 7 (3.78%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.78%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.62%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.62%) Clustering
5 3 (1.62%) iPhone
6 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.54%) Blog
7 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.54%) DTV
7 1 (0.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.65%) Windows
2 9 (4.86%) Android
2 9 (4.86%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.54%) Linux
4 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (78.38%) BDD
2 137 (74.05%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (64.86%) TDD
4 89 (48.11%) Scrum
5 83 (44.86%) MVC
6 31 (16.76%) Test Automation
7 26 (14.05%) Domain-Driven Design
8 23 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (11.89%) Test Scripting
9 22 (11.89%) E-Commerce
9 22 (11.89%) OO
10 18 (9.73%) Project Management
10 18 (9.73%) Automation Testing
11 16 (8.65%) Automated Testing
12 12 (6.49%) Manual Testing
13 10 (5.41%) Integration Testing
14 9 (4.86%) Software Testing
14 9 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (4.32%) Performance Testing
15 8 (4.32%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 144 (77.84%) C#
2 61 (32.97%) JavaScript
3 46 (24.86%) SQL
4 24 (12.97%) Java
5 23 (12.43%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.95%) Ruby
7 5 (2.70%) C++
8 4 (2.16%) C
8 4 (2.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.54%) Python
9 1 (0.54%) Scala
9 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.78%) ISEB
2 6 (3.24%) Degree
3 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (25.95%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) logstash
2 1 (0.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 54 (29.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.19%) Sitecore
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle
4 4 (2.16%) HP
5 3 (1.62%) SAP
6 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.08%) Endeca
6 2 (1.08%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.54%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.54%) RedDot
7 1 (0.54%) Telerik
7 1 (0.54%) Trayport
7 1 (0.54%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.54%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.54%) New Relic
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Experis Ltd
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