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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 314 354 395
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +41
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 105 68 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.92% 2.04% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 62 22
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £317
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +26.18%
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
3601 3335 2892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 13.27% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2632 2384 1956
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £20.00 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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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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 24 £400 -3.03% 9
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Romford - - - -
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England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 144 (82.76%) C#
2 143 (82.18%) BDD
3 140 (80.46%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (71.84%) TDD
4 125 (71.84%) .NET
5 81 (46.55%) MVC
6 79 (45.40%) ASP.NET
7 75 (43.10%) Scrum
8 68 (39.08%) SQL Server
9 62 (35.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 57 (32.76%) Selenium
11 52 (29.89%) Microsoft
12 50 (28.74%) JavaScript
12 50 (28.74%) NUnit
12 50 (28.74%) .NET Framework
13 47 (27.01%) QA
14 40 (22.99%) SQL
15 38 (21.84%) HTML
15 38 (21.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 35 (20.11%) REST
16 35 (20.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 35 (20.11%) CSS
17 34 (19.54%) Finance
17 34 (19.54%) WebDriver
18 33 (18.97%) Visual Studio
19 31 (17.82%) jQuery
19 31 (17.82%) AngularJS
19 31 (17.82%) Automation Testing
20 29 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 29 (16.67%) Cucumber

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (9.20%) CMS
2 10 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.30%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.72%) Node.js
5 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.57%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.45%) PaaS
3 3 (1.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.75%) HTTP
2 2 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.32%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.02%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.45%) MarkLogic
8 3 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.15%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (32.76%) Selenium
2 50 (28.74%) NUnit
3 34 (19.54%) WebDriver
4 33 (18.97%) Visual Studio
5 29 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 23 (13.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 19 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (10.34%) MSTest
9 16 (9.20%) Moq
10 15 (8.62%) JIRA
11 13 (7.47%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (7.47%) TeamCity
12 9 (5.17%) FitNesse
12 9 (5.17%) WATIR
13 8 (4.60%) Jasmine
13 8 (4.60%) NSubstitute
14 6 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (3.45%) JBehave
14 6 (3.45%) JUnit
15 5 (2.87%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (19.54%) Finance
2 6 (3.45%) Banking
2 6 (3.45%) Retail
3 5 (2.87%) Front Office
4 3 (1.72%) Advertising
4 3 (1.72%) Publishing
5 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.15%) Electronics
5 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.57%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (58.05%) Developer
2 55 (31.61%) .NET Developer
3 43 (24.71%) C# Developer
4 30 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (13.22%) Analyst
6 20 (11.49%) Test Analyst
7 19 (10.92%) Tester
8 14 (8.05%) Automation Tester
9 11 (6.32%) Agile .NET Developer
9 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.75%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.17%) Agile Test Analyst
12 8 (4.60%) Lead .NET Developer
12 8 (4.60%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.02%) BizTalk Developer
13 7 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
14 5 (2.87%) Test Engineer
14 5 (2.87%) QA Tester
14 5 (2.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (71.84%) .NET
2 79 (45.40%) ASP.NET
3 62 (35.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (28.74%) .NET Framework
5 38 (21.84%) HTML
5 38 (21.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 35 (20.11%) REST
6 35 (20.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (20.11%) CSS
7 31 (17.82%) jQuery
7 31 (17.82%) AngularJS
8 29 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 27 (15.52%) RESTful
10 26 (14.94%) WCF
11 25 (14.37%) Castle Windsor
12 21 (12.07%) NHibernate
13 20 (11.49%) XML
13 20 (11.49%) Ajax
14 18 (10.34%) Web Services
15 17 (9.77%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.64%) Open Source
2 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.60%) Digital Media
3 8 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.02%) User Experience
5 6 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.72%) iPhone
7 2 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.15%) Blog
7 2 (1.15%) DTV
8 1 (0.57%) Derivative
8 1 (0.57%) Online Games
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.90%) Windows
2 10 (5.75%) Android
2 10 (5.75%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.15%) Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (82.18%) BDD
2 140 (80.46%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (71.84%) TDD
4 81 (46.55%) MVC
5 75 (43.10%) Scrum
6 31 (17.82%) Automation Testing
7 26 (14.94%) OO
8 23 (13.22%) Test Automation
9 21 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (9.77%) Kanban
11 15 (8.62%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (8.62%) Test Scripting
11 15 (8.62%) MVVM
11 15 (8.62%) User Stories
12 14 (8.05%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.90%) Integration Testing
13 12 (6.90%) Content Management
14 11 (6.32%) Pair Programming
14 11 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (6.32%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (82.76%) C#
2 50 (28.74%) JavaScript
3 40 (22.99%) SQL
4 29 (16.67%) Java
5 18 (10.34%) Ruby
6 15 (8.62%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.72%) Python
8 2 (1.15%) XQuery
8 2 (1.15%) PHP
8 2 (1.15%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.57%) Perl
9 1 (0.57%) XAML
9 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.57%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.02%) Degree
2 4 (2.30%) ISEB
3 3 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) MBA
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (27.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.57%) logstash
2 1 (0.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.02%) Sitecore
3 6 (3.45%) Oracle
4 3 (1.72%) HP
5 2 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (0.57%) Trayport
6 1 (0.57%) New Relic
6 1 (0.57%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.57%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.57%) Google
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Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £500 to £600 per day dep on exp
Posted: 5 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + benefits
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