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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 321 364 370
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +6
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 94 58 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.23% 0.081%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.64% 1.87% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 46 13
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 £330 £331 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £324
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
SpecFlow
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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
3554 3106 2830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.77% 12.54% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2278 1991
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 19
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.65 £18.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £81.12 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +39 26 £400 +3.22% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 155 (79.49%) C#
2 153 (78.46%) BDD
3 145 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (66.67%) .NET
5 128 (65.64%) TDD
6 92 (47.18%) Scrum
7 87 (44.62%) MVC
8 79 (40.51%) Selenium
9 75 (38.46%) NUnit
10 74 (37.95%) ASP.NET
11 71 (36.41%) SQL Server
12 66 (33.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 63 (32.31%) JavaScript
14 56 (28.72%) Microsoft
15 55 (28.21%) .NET Framework
16 52 (26.67%) QA
17 51 (26.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 47 (24.10%) SQL
18 47 (24.10%) ASP.NET Web API
19 43 (22.05%) HTML
19 43 (22.05%) Visual Studio
20 41 (21.03%) REST
21 39 (20.00%) CSS
22 38 (19.49%) jQuery
22 38 (19.49%) AngularJS
23 37 (18.97%) Finance
24 35 (17.95%) Rhino Mocks
24 35 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 34 (17.44%) WebDriver
26 31 (15.90%) Team Foundation Server

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (10.77%) CMS
2 16 (8.21%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.08%) Umbraco
3 6 (3.08%) IIS
4 3 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Endur
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.54%) SaaS
2 3 (1.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.62%) HTTP
2 3 (1.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (36.41%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (7.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.08%) SSDT
8 5 (2.56%) MarkLogic
9 3 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.54%) MySQL
9 3 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.03%) QlikView
10 2 (1.03%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.03%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (40.51%) Selenium
2 75 (38.46%) NUnit
3 43 (22.05%) Visual Studio
4 35 (17.95%) Rhino Mocks
5 34 (17.44%) WebDriver
6 31 (15.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (13.85%) Cucumber
8 26 (13.33%) Moq
9 17 (8.72%) Visual Studio Team System
10 15 (7.69%) JIRA
11 12 (6.15%) MSTest
11 12 (6.15%) Appium
12 11 (5.64%) TeamCity
12 11 (5.64%) FitNesse
13 9 (4.62%) WATIR
14 8 (4.10%) NSubstitute
15 6 (3.08%) JBehave
15 6 (3.08%) JMeter
15 6 (3.08%) NBehave
16 5 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 37 (18.97%) Finance
2 6 (3.08%) Banking
2 6 (3.08%) Retail
3 5 (2.56%) Front Office
4 3 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
5 2 (1.03%) Electronics
5 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 113 (57.95%) Developer
2 57 (29.23%) .NET Developer
3 45 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 33 (16.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (14.87%) Analyst
6 25 (12.82%) Tester
7 24 (12.31%) Test Analyst
8 18 (9.23%) Automation Tester
8 18 (9.23%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.13%) Agile .NET Developer
9 10 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 9 (4.62%) Lead .NET Developer
11 8 (4.10%) QA Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Agile Test Analyst
13 6 (3.08%) Technical Leader
13 6 (3.08%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (66.67%) .NET
2 74 (37.95%) ASP.NET
3 66 (33.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (28.21%) .NET Framework
5 51 (26.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 47 (24.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (22.05%) HTML
8 41 (21.03%) REST
9 39 (20.00%) CSS
10 38 (19.49%) jQuery
10 38 (19.49%) AngularJS
11 35 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 31 (15.90%) Castle Windsor
13 29 (14.87%) RESTful
14 26 (13.33%) NHibernate
15 23 (11.79%) WCF
16 21 (10.77%) Ajax
17 20 (10.26%) Web Services
17 20 (10.26%) HTML5
17 20 (10.26%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.82%) Open Source
2 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.10%) Digital Media
3 8 (4.10%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.10%) User Experience
4 6 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.54%) Clustering
6 3 (1.54%) iPhone
7 2 (1.03%) Blog
7 2 (1.03%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.03%) DTV
8 1 (0.51%) Xbox
8 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.51%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.51%) Online Games
8 1 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.18%) Windows
2 10 (5.13%) Android
2 10 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) UNIX
4 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (78.46%) BDD
2 145 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (65.64%) TDD
4 92 (47.18%) Scrum
5 87 (44.62%) MVC
6 29 (14.87%) Test Automation
7 26 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 26 (13.33%) OO
8 23 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (11.28%) Automation Testing
10 21 (10.77%) Test Scripting
11 18 (9.23%) E-Commerce
12 17 (8.72%) Automated Testing
12 17 (8.72%) Project Management
13 12 (6.15%) Kanban
14 11 (5.64%) Manual Testing
15 10 (5.13%) MVVM
16 9 (4.62%) Agile Testing
16 9 (4.62%) Integration Testing
17 8 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (79.49%) C#
2 63 (32.31%) JavaScript
3 47 (24.10%) SQL
4 28 (14.36%) Java
5 21 (10.77%) T-SQL
6 13 (6.67%) Ruby
7 5 (2.56%) PHP
8 3 (1.54%) C++
9 2 (1.03%) C
9 2 (1.03%) Python
10 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.51%) XQuery
10 1 (0.51%) Perl
10 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (4.10%) ISEB
2 5 (2.56%) Degree
3 4 (2.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) logstash
2 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 56 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.21%) Sitecore
3 7 (3.59%) Oracle
4 4 (2.05%) SAP
4 4 (2.05%) HP
5 2 (1.03%) Endeca
5 2 (1.03%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.03%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.51%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.51%) New Relic
6 1 (0.51%) Telerik
6 1 (0.51%) RedDot
6 1 (0.51%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.51%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.51%) Trayport
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 25 days ago