The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 362 297 333
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +36
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 64 130 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.65% 3.66% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 108 71
Median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £338 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
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
3887 3553 3547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.19% 15.70% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2807 2669 2764
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Median hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £60.00 £69.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -29 19 £417 -3.24% 6
Westminster -4 2 £315 -24.18%
Twickenham - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £363 - 1
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 107 (82.95%) C#
2 90 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (65.12%) Selenium
3 84 (65.12%) BDD
4 76 (58.91%) .NET
5 61 (47.29%) TDD
6 53 (41.09%) QA
7 50 (38.76%) WebDriver
8 48 (37.21%) NUnit
9 47 (36.43%) Cucumber
10 40 (31.01%) SQL Server
11 39 (30.23%) SQL
12 33 (25.58%) Java
13 30 (23.26%) Scrum
14 29 (22.48%) OO
15 28 (21.71%) Finance
16 27 (20.93%) Test Automation
17 26 (20.16%) Team Foundation Server
17 26 (20.16%) .NET Framework
18 24 (18.60%) JavaScript
19 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET
19 23 (17.83%) Web Services
20 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
20 22 (17.05%) Automated Testing
20 22 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (16.28%) OOP
22 20 (15.50%) Visual Studio
22 20 (15.50%) E-Commerce
23 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Azure
24 18 (13.95%) TeamCity

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.88%) Confluence
2 3 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Endur
1 1 (0.78%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.10%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (3.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.55%) SaaS
6 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) AMQP
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.01%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.10%) MySQL
5 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.33%) MarkLogic
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.55%) DB2
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.78%) OLAP
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 84 (65.12%) Selenium
2 50 (38.76%) WebDriver
3 48 (37.21%) NUnit
4 47 (36.43%) Cucumber
5 26 (20.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (15.50%) Visual Studio
7 18 (13.95%) JIRA
7 18 (13.95%) TeamCity
8 16 (12.40%) MSTest
9 14 (10.85%) JUnit
10 12 (9.30%) JMeter
10 12 (9.30%) Protractor
10 12 (9.30%) Zephyr
11 11 (8.53%) Jenkins
11 11 (8.53%) LoadRunner
11 11 (8.53%) SoapUI
12 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
12 9 (6.98%) HP UFT
12 9 (6.98%) Sahi
12 9 (6.98%) WATIR
General
1 28 (21.71%) Finance
2 12 (9.30%) Banking
3 11 (8.53%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Back Office
5 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (31.01%) Developer
2 26 (20.16%) C# Developer
2 26 (20.16%) Tester
3 24 (18.60%) Automation Tester
4 20 (15.50%) .NET Developer
4 20 (15.50%) Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) Test Analyst
6 13 (10.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (8.53%) QA Engineer
8 10 (7.75%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Developer in Test
9 8 (6.20%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.43%) Automation Test Lead
10 7 (5.43%) Azure Developer
11 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 6 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
12 5 (3.88%) QA Analyst
12 5 (3.88%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (58.91%) .NET
2 26 (20.16%) .NET Framework
3 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET
3 23 (17.83%) Web Services
4 17 (13.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (13.18%) SOAP
5 16 (12.40%) HTML
6 14 (10.85%) WPF
7 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (10.08%) Entity Framework
7 13 (10.08%) WCF
8 12 (9.30%) AngularJS
8 12 (9.30%) CSS
8 12 (9.30%) RESTful
9 11 (8.53%) XML
10 10 (7.75%) Gherkin
11 8 (6.20%) jQuery
11 8 (6.20%) REST
12 7 (5.43%) JSON
12 7 (5.43%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.43%) Fintech
3 4 (3.10%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.33%) Clustering
4 3 (2.33%) Equities
4 3 (2.33%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.55%) BBC
5 2 (1.55%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.55%) Derivative
5 2 (1.55%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.55%) IVR
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.18%) Windows
2 7 (5.43%) Unix
3 5 (3.88%) Android
3 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (65.12%) BDD
3 61 (47.29%) TDD
4 30 (23.26%) Scrum
5 29 (22.48%) OO
6 27 (20.93%) Test Automation
7 22 (17.05%) Automated Testing
7 22 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (16.28%) OOP
9 20 (15.50%) E-Commerce
10 18 (13.95%) Automation Testing
11 17 (13.18%) MVC
11 17 (13.18%) Unit Testing
12 16 (12.40%) Agile Testing
12 16 (12.40%) SOLID
13 14 (10.85%) DevOps
13 14 (10.85%) Test Scripting
14 11 (8.53%) ATDD
14 11 (8.53%) Manual Testing
15 10 (7.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 107 (82.95%) C#
2 39 (30.23%) SQL
3 33 (25.58%) Java
4 24 (18.60%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.18%) Ruby
6 9 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.43%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.65%) Scala
9 5 (3.88%) Clojure
9 5 (3.88%) Python
10 4 (3.10%) XAML
11 3 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.55%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.55%) ES6
12 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.78%) C++
13 1 (0.78%) Go
13 1 (0.78%) PHP
13 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) ISEB
2 4 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.55%) Degree
3 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (41.09%) QA
2 13 (10.08%) SDET
3 5 (3.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.33%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.33%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.55%) Ansible
3 2 (1.55%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.53%) HP
3 10 (7.75%) Oracle
4 3 (2.33%) Infragistics
5 2 (1.55%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.55%) Syncfusion
6 1 (0.78%) New Relic
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