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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 334 339 354
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 70 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.31% 2.04% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 32
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £369
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3035 3180 2669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.54% 13.83% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2154 2355 1960
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 17
Average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -25.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £33.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £41.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 +29 32 £463 +12.12% 7
Canary Wharf -9 1 £500 +21.21%
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 103 (78.03%) C#
1 103 (78.03%) BDD
2 100 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (59.09%) .NET
4 67 (50.76%) TDD
5 66 (50.00%) Selenium
6 57 (43.18%) Scrum
7 46 (34.85%) Finance
8 41 (31.06%) Cucumber
8 41 (31.06%) Test Automation
9 38 (28.79%) NUnit
10 37 (28.03%) ASP.NET
10 37 (28.03%) Microsoft
11 36 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 36 (27.27%) WebDriver
12 35 (26.52%) MVC
13 33 (25.00%) QA
14 31 (23.48%) Gherkin
15 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
16 28 (21.21%) HTML
16 28 (21.21%) SQL
17 27 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (18.18%) TeamCity
18 24 (18.18%) Git (software)
19 23 (17.42%) Open Source
19 23 (17.42%) AngularJS
19 23 (17.42%) ASP.NET Web API
20 22 (16.67%) RESTful
20 22 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (15.91%) SDLC

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 7 (5.30%) IIS
2 6 (4.55%) CMS
2 6 (4.55%) Node.js
3 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.52%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.64%) HTTP
2 4 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.52%) SMTP
4 1 (0.76%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.52%) DTS
7 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.76%) HBase
7 1 (0.76%) Redis
7 1 (0.76%) Big Data
7 1 (0.76%) Impala
7 1 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (50.00%) Selenium
2 41 (31.06%) Cucumber
3 38 (28.79%) NUnit
4 36 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 24 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 24 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 17 (12.88%) Visual Studio
6 17 (12.88%) JIRA
7 15 (11.36%) Subversion
8 14 (10.61%) Jenkins
9 12 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
9 12 (9.09%) Moq
9 12 (9.09%) FitNesse
10 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (6.06%) Jasmine
11 8 (6.06%) WATIR
12 7 (5.30%) Capybara
12 7 (5.30%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (4.55%) MSTest
14 5 (3.79%) Fiddler
General
1 46 (34.85%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Banking
3 8 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Retail
5 3 (2.27%) Front Office
5 3 (2.27%) Back Office
6 2 (1.52%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (36.36%) Developer
2 22 (16.67%) Tester
2 22 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 19 (14.39%) C# Developer
3 19 (14.39%) Analyst
4 15 (11.36%) Test Analyst
5 12 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 11 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.06%) Automation Tester
7 8 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.55%) QA Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Software Tester
9 5 (3.79%) Automated Test Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) QA Tester
10 4 (3.03%) Consultant
11 3 (2.27%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (59.09%) .NET
2 37 (28.03%) ASP.NET
3 31 (23.48%) Gherkin
4 28 (21.21%) HTML
5 27 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (17.42%) AngularJS
6 23 (17.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (16.67%) RESTful
8 20 (15.15%) .NET Framework
9 19 (14.39%) CSS
10 16 (12.12%) Web Services
11 15 (11.36%) jQuery
12 12 (9.09%) NHibernate
12 12 (9.09%) HTML5
12 12 (9.09%) Entity Framework
12 12 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (7.58%) JSON
14 9 (6.82%) WCF
14 9 (6.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Inversion of Control
1 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.79%) Equities
2 5 (3.79%) Derivative
3 4 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.03%) Video on Demand
3 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.27%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.76%) Tandem
6 1 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.36%) Windows
2 6 (4.55%) Android
3 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (78.03%) BDD
2 100 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (50.76%) TDD
4 57 (43.18%) Scrum
5 41 (31.06%) Test Automation
6 35 (26.52%) MVC
7 23 (17.42%) Open Source
8 22 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (15.91%) SDLC
10 19 (14.39%) Automated Testing
11 18 (13.64%) Security Testing
11 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce
12 17 (12.88%) OO
13 16 (12.12%) Automation Testing
14 13 (9.85%) Test Strategy
15 11 (8.33%) Software Engineering
15 11 (8.33%) Software Testing
16 10 (7.58%) Manual Testing
17 9 (6.82%) Test Scripting
17 9 (6.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 103 (78.03%) C#
2 36 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 28 (21.21%) SQL
4 16 (12.12%) Java
5 11 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.55%) C
7 5 (3.79%) Ruby
8 4 (3.03%) C++
9 3 (2.27%) PHP
9 3 (2.27%) Scala
10 2 (1.52%) VBA
10 2 (1.52%) Python
10 2 (1.52%) VB6
10 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.52%) F#
10 2 (1.52%) VB
11 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.76%) XPath
11 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) MCP
4 1 (0.76%) MCAD
4 1 (0.76%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (28.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.30%) Oracle
3 5 (3.79%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.27%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.27%) IBM
5 2 (1.52%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.76%) Actian
6 1 (0.76%) SAP
6 1 (0.76%) Informatica
6 1 (0.76%) Perforce
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