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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 334 309 306
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 65 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.07% 2.58% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 53
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £279 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
SpecFlow
England

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
3133 2903 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.76% 13.36% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2320 2090 1851
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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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 +16 21 £435 +16.00% 11
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 119 (76.28%) C#
1 119 (76.28%) BDD
2 112 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (65.38%) .NET
4 90 (57.69%) TDD
5 78 (50.00%) Selenium
6 74 (47.44%) Scrum
7 57 (36.54%) MVC
7 57 (36.54%) NUnit
8 56 (35.90%) JavaScript
9 49 (31.41%) Microsoft
10 48 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 48 (30.77%) ASP.NET
11 45 (28.85%) SQL
12 44 (28.21%) .NET Framework
12 44 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (25.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 36 (23.08%) HTML
15 33 (21.15%) Test Automation
16 32 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 32 (20.51%) Finance
17 31 (19.87%) Visual Studio
18 29 (18.59%) CSS
18 29 (18.59%) Cucumber
18 29 (18.59%) Open Source
19 28 (17.95%) REST
19 28 (17.95%) WebDriver
19 28 (17.95%) jQuery
19 28 (17.95%) AngularJS
20 26 (16.67%) QA

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 16 (10.26%) CMS
2 11 (7.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (4.49%) IIS
4 5 (3.21%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.28%) Node.js
7 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.64%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.28%) GitHub
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.97%) HTTP
2 7 (4.49%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.85%) SSDT
6 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.92%) MySQL
7 3 (1.92%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.28%) QlikView
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.64%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 78 (50.00%) Selenium
2 57 (36.54%) NUnit
3 31 (19.87%) Visual Studio
4 29 (18.59%) Cucumber
5 28 (17.95%) WebDriver
6 21 (13.46%) Rhino Mocks
7 18 (11.54%) TeamCity
7 18 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (10.90%) Moq
9 12 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 11 (7.05%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (7.05%) JIRA
11 9 (5.77%) MSTest
12 8 (5.13%) Fiddler
12 8 (5.13%) Subversion
13 7 (4.49%) FitNesse
13 7 (4.49%) WATIR
14 6 (3.85%) JMeter
14 6 (3.85%) Jenkins
15 5 (3.21%) Calabash
General
1 32 (20.51%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Banking
3 5 (3.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.56%) Front Office
5 2 (1.28%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.28%) Retail
5 2 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (51.92%) Developer
2 36 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 31 (19.87%) C# Developer
4 26 (16.67%) Tester
5 23 (14.74%) Senior Developer
6 22 (14.10%) Analyst
7 21 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (12.82%) Test Analyst
9 14 (8.97%) Automation Tester
10 12 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (7.05%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (3.85%) ETL Developer
12 6 (3.85%) QA Analyst
12 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.85%) Technical Leader
13 5 (3.21%) Test Leader
13 5 (3.21%) Agile C# Developer
13 5 (3.21%) QA Test Analyst
13 5 (3.21%) Architect
14 4 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (65.38%) .NET
2 48 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 44 (28.21%) .NET Framework
3 44 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (25.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 36 (23.08%) HTML
6 32 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 29 (18.59%) CSS
8 28 (17.95%) jQuery
8 28 (17.95%) REST
8 28 (17.95%) AngularJS
9 26 (16.67%) RESTful
10 23 (14.74%) Castle Windsor
11 22 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 19 (12.18%) Web Services
13 17 (10.90%) NHibernate
14 16 (10.26%) HTML5
14 16 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (10.26%) Gherkin
15 15 (9.62%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.59%) Open Source
2 10 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.77%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.21%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.92%) Clustering
7 2 (1.28%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) User Experience
8 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.64%) Tandem
8 1 (0.64%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (1.92%) Android
2 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (76.28%) BDD
2 112 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (57.69%) TDD
4 74 (47.44%) Scrum
5 57 (36.54%) MVC
6 33 (21.15%) Test Automation
7 25 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (12.82%) OO
9 19 (12.18%) Automated Testing
10 17 (10.90%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (9.62%) Test Scripting
11 15 (9.62%) E-Commerce
12 13 (8.33%) Project Management
13 12 (7.69%) Manual Testing
13 12 (7.69%) Automation Testing
14 11 (7.05%) ATDD
15 10 (6.41%) Software Testing
15 10 (6.41%) Security Testing
16 9 (5.77%) Performance Testing
16 9 (5.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 119 (76.28%) C#
2 56 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 45 (28.85%) SQL
4 20 (12.82%) T-SQL
5 16 (10.26%) Java
6 9 (5.77%) Ruby
7 6 (3.85%) C
8 5 (3.21%) C++
8 5 (3.21%) PHP
9 3 (1.92%) Scala
10 2 (1.28%) F#
10 2 (1.28%) VBA
10 2 (1.28%) VB6
10 2 (1.28%) VB
11 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (3.85%) ISEB
2 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.92%) Degree
2 3 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (31.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.97%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle
4 2 (1.28%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.28%) SAP
4 2 (1.28%) Red Gate
4 2 (1.28%) Endeca
4 2 (1.28%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.64%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.64%) IBM
5 1 (0.64%) HP
5 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.64%) RedDot
5 1 (0.64%) Telerik
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £700 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago