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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
England / London
Rank 325 328 335
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 82 88 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.39% 2.78% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 55 55
Median daily rate £475 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.03% +128.33%

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
3436 3171 3175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.78% 15.03% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2317 2369
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -15 18 £427 +2.76% 4
Canary Wharf - 3 £500 -
Greenwich - 3 £418 -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 133 (89.26%) C#
2 96 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (63.09%) Selenium
4 93 (62.42%) BDD
5 74 (49.66%) .NET
6 67 (44.97%) TDD
7 58 (38.93%) SQL
8 52 (34.90%) SQL Server
9 50 (33.56%) WebDriver
10 42 (28.19%) QA
11 38 (25.50%) NUnit
12 35 (23.49%) JavaScript
13 34 (22.82%) ASP.NET
13 34 (22.82%) Cucumber
14 33 (22.15%) Microsoft Azure
15 31 (20.81%) Test Automation
15 31 (20.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (19.46%) Finance
17 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
18 27 (18.12%) Java
19 26 (17.45%) Scrum
19 26 (17.45%) Automation Testing
20 25 (16.78%) AngularJS
20 25 (16.78%) Git (software)
21 24 (16.11%) E-Commerce
22 23 (15.44%) OO
22 23 (15.44%) TeamCity
22 23 (15.44%) WPF
22 23 (15.44%) NoSQL
22 23 (15.44%) MVVM

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 3 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.67%) Confluence
3 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Endur
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.01%) PaaS
6 1 (0.67%) GitHub
6 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.07%) AMQP
2 2 (1.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (34.90%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.44%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.74%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.70%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.70%) MySQL
6 4 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.68%) Big Data
6 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.68%) Neo4j
6 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.01%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.67%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.67%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 94 (63.09%) Selenium
2 50 (33.56%) WebDriver
3 38 (25.50%) NUnit
4 34 (22.82%) Cucumber
5 25 (16.78%) Git (software)
6 23 (15.44%) TeamCity
7 21 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (12.08%) Subversion
9 17 (11.41%) MSTest
10 15 (10.07%) Visual Studio
11 10 (6.71%) Jenkins
11 10 (6.71%) Moq
11 10 (6.71%) SoapUI
12 7 (4.70%) JIRA
13 6 (4.03%) JMeter
13 6 (4.03%) JUnit
13 6 (4.03%) LoadRunner
13 6 (4.03%) Mockito
13 6 (4.03%) Protractor
13 6 (4.03%) WATIR
General
1 29 (19.46%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Back Office
4 2 (1.34%) Front Office
4 2 (1.34%) Legal
4 2 (1.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.34%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Automotive
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (34.90%) Developer
2 41 (27.52%) C# Developer
3 32 (21.48%) Tester
4 30 (20.13%) Automation Tester
5 23 (15.44%) .NET Developer
5 23 (15.44%) Analyst
6 18 (12.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (11.41%) Test Analyst
8 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (9.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (8.72%) Angular Developer
9 13 (8.72%) C# WPF Developer
9 13 (8.72%) WPF Developer
10 12 (8.05%) Azure Developer
11 10 (6.71%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (6.71%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (6.71%) Test Engineer
12 9 (6.04%) Developer in Test
12 9 (6.04%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (6.04%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (49.66%) .NET
2 34 (22.82%) ASP.NET
3 31 (20.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (16.78%) AngularJS
5 23 (15.44%) WPF
6 21 (14.09%) Web Services
7 19 (12.75%) NancyFx
8 18 (12.08%) React
9 17 (11.41%) .NET Framework
10 16 (10.74%) Reactive Extensions
10 16 (10.74%) SignalR
11 15 (10.07%) Angular 2
11 15 (10.07%) HTML
11 15 (10.07%) MSMQ
11 15 (10.07%) WebSockets
12 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (9.40%) Gherkin
12 14 (9.40%) SOAP
13 13 (8.72%) Entity Framework
13 13 (8.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Fintech
2 6 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.34%) BBC
5 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.67%) Blog
6 1 (0.67%) Contactless
6 1 (0.67%) Derivative
6 1 (0.67%) Equities
6 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.67%) iPad
6 1 (0.67%) IVR
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.05%) Windows
2 5 (3.36%) Unix
3 3 (2.01%) Linux
4 2 (1.34%) Android
4 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (62.42%) BDD
3 67 (44.97%) TDD
4 31 (20.81%) Test Automation
5 26 (17.45%) Automation Testing
5 26 (17.45%) Scrum
6 24 (16.11%) E-Commerce
7 23 (15.44%) MVVM
7 23 (15.44%) OO
8 22 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (14.09%) Microservices
10 19 (12.75%) Automated Testing
10 19 (12.75%) OOP
11 18 (12.08%) Test Scripting
12 17 (11.41%) MVC
13 16 (10.74%) SOLID
14 14 (9.40%) DevOps
14 14 (9.40%) Unit Testing
15 13 (8.72%) Agile Testing
15 13 (8.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 133 (89.26%) C#
2 58 (38.93%) SQL
3 35 (23.49%) JavaScript
4 27 (18.12%) Java
5 14 (9.40%) Ruby
6 11 (7.38%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.03%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.68%) C++
9 4 (2.68%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.34%) C
10 2 (1.34%) ES6
10 2 (1.34%) Python
10 2 (1.34%) Scala
10 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.67%) Clojure
11 1 (0.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (4.03%) ISEB
2 4 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.34%) Degree
3 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (28.19%) QA
2 15 (10.07%) SDET
3 5 (3.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.01%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.34%) Ansible
3 2 (1.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle
3 6 (4.03%) HP
4 2 (1.34%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.34%) SAP
5 1 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.67%) Informatica
5 1 (0.67%) New Relic