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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 341 366 393
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +27
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 85 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.21% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.36% 1.64% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 17
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£413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £345 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £314
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +27.59%
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
3597 3290 2779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.59% 12.98% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2693 2387 1904
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 14
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £22.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 October 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 October 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 +25 21 £400 -5.88% 11
Docklands, London - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 158 (85.87%) BDD
2 144 (78.26%) C#
3 140 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (74.46%) TDD
5 131 (71.20%) .NET
6 91 (49.46%) MVC
7 85 (46.20%) Scrum
8 83 (45.11%) ASP.NET
9 69 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 67 (36.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 64 (34.78%) NUnit
12 63 (34.24%) Selenium
13 59 (32.07%) JavaScript
14 56 (30.43%) Microsoft
15 55 (29.89%) .NET Framework
16 50 (27.17%) QA
17 45 (24.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 43 (23.37%) ASP.NET Web API
19 39 (21.20%) HTML
20 38 (20.65%) SQL
20 38 (20.65%) REST
21 36 (19.57%) AngularJS
21 36 (19.57%) CSS
22 35 (19.02%) jQuery
23 34 (18.48%) Visual Studio
24 33 (17.93%) Finance
24 33 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 32 (17.39%) Java
25 32 (17.39%) Rhino Mocks
26 28 (15.22%) Castle Windsor

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (8.70%) CMS
2 12 (6.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.63%) IIS
5 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.54%) Node.js
7 1 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.54%) Drupal
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 22 (11.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.54%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.63%) SaaS
2 3 (1.63%) PaaS
3 1 (0.54%) GitHub
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.35%) MarkLogic
4 8 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.17%) MySQL
6 3 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.09%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.09%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (34.78%) NUnit
2 63 (34.24%) Selenium
3 34 (18.48%) Visual Studio
4 32 (17.39%) Rhino Mocks
5 28 (15.22%) WebDriver
6 26 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (13.04%) Moq
8 23 (12.50%) Cucumber
9 17 (9.24%) Visual Studio Team System
10 15 (8.15%) JIRA
11 12 (6.52%) TeamCity
11 12 (6.52%) MSTest
12 10 (5.43%) FitNesse
12 10 (5.43%) WATIR
12 10 (5.43%) Appium
13 8 (4.35%) NSubstitute
14 7 (3.80%) JBehave
15 5 (2.72%) NBehave
15 5 (2.72%) Jasmine
15 5 (2.72%) JUnit
General
1 33 (17.93%) Finance
2 6 (3.26%) Retail
3 5 (2.72%) Front Office
4 3 (1.63%) Publishing
4 3 (1.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Electronics
5 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 104 (56.52%) Developer
2 56 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 43 (23.37%) C# Developer
4 31 (16.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (13.59%) Analyst
6 23 (12.50%) Tester
7 21 (11.41%) Test Analyst
8 20 (10.87%) Automation Tester
9 13 (7.07%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.43%) Lead Developer
10 10 (5.43%) Agile .NET Developer
11 9 (4.89%) Lead .NET Developer
11 9 (4.89%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.80%) Architect
12 7 (3.80%) BizTalk Developer
12 7 (3.80%) QA Analyst
12 7 (3.80%) Agile Test Analyst
13 6 (3.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (71.20%) .NET
2 83 (45.11%) ASP.NET
3 67 (36.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (29.89%) .NET Framework
5 45 (24.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 43 (23.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 39 (21.20%) HTML
8 38 (20.65%) REST
9 36 (19.57%) AngularJS
9 36 (19.57%) CSS
10 35 (19.02%) jQuery
11 33 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 28 (15.22%) Castle Windsor
12 28 (15.22%) RESTful
13 25 (13.59%) NHibernate
14 23 (12.50%) WCF
15 22 (11.96%) Web Services
16 20 (10.87%) XML
16 20 (10.87%) Ajax
17 19 (10.33%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.67%) Open Source
2 13 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.89%) Digital Media
4 8 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.80%) User Experience
6 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.63%) iPhone
9 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.09%) Blog
9 2 (1.09%) DTV
10 1 (0.54%) Derivative
10 1 (0.54%) Online Games
10 1 (0.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.98%) Windows
2 10 (5.43%) Android
2 10 (5.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.09%) Linux
5 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (85.87%) BDD
2 140 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (74.46%) TDD
4 91 (49.46%) MVC
5 85 (46.20%) Scrum
6 27 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (14.67%) Automation Testing
7 26 (14.13%) Test Automation
7 26 (14.13%) OO
8 24 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
9 18 (9.78%) Test Scripting
10 16 (8.70%) Kanban
11 13 (7.07%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.07%) Project Management
12 12 (6.52%) User Stories
13 11 (5.98%) Manual Testing
13 11 (5.98%) Pair Programming
14 10 (5.43%) Automated Testing
14 10 (5.43%) Integration Testing
14 10 (5.43%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 144 (78.26%) C#
2 59 (32.07%) JavaScript
3 38 (20.65%) SQL
4 32 (17.39%) Java
5 16 (8.70%) Ruby
6 13 (7.07%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.26%) PHP
8 2 (1.09%) Python
8 2 (1.09%) XQuery
8 2 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) Perl
9 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.54%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.80%) ISEB
2 5 (2.72%) Degree
3 3 (1.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (27.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) logstash
2 1 (0.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 56 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.52%) Sitecore
3 5 (2.72%) Oracle
4 3 (1.63%) HP
5 2 (1.09%) SAP
5 2 (1.09%) Endeca
6 1 (0.54%) Google
6 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.54%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.54%) Telerik
6 1 (0.54%) Trayport
6 1 (0.54%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.54%) New Relic
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago