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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 313 311 362
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +51
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 111 105 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.04% 2.93% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 68 62
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 - -
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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
3657 3582 3335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.44% 14.78% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2640 2558 2387
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 16
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.75 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 September 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 September 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 +22 35 £425 +6.25% 6
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Sidcup - 2 £378 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 152 (83.52%) C#
2 138 (75.82%) BDD
3 135 (74.18%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (62.64%) .NET
5 91 (50.00%) Selenium
6 85 (46.70%) TDD
7 81 (44.51%) Finance
8 64 (35.16%) SQL Server
9 60 (32.97%) QA
10 58 (31.87%) Cucumber
11 55 (30.22%) ASP.NET
11 55 (30.22%) MVC
11 55 (30.22%) Scrum
12 50 (27.47%) NUnit
12 50 (27.47%) Test Automation
13 48 (26.37%) WebDriver
14 45 (24.73%) JavaScript
15 44 (24.18%) Microsoft
16 43 (23.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (19.78%) Gherkin
18 35 (19.23%) Java
18 35 (19.23%) SQL
18 35 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (17.03%) Team Foundation Server
20 30 (16.48%) SDLC
20 30 (16.48%) Git (software)
20 30 (16.48%) Visual Studio
21 29 (15.93%) TeamCity
21 29 (15.93%) .NET Framework
21 29 (15.93%) Automated Testing

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (5.49%) IIS
2 5 (2.75%) Node.js
2 5 (2.75%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.65%) CMS
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Office
2 6 (3.30%) Mingle
3 5 (2.75%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Endur
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.10%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) DSL
3 1 (0.55%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.75%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.75%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.20%) HBase
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.20%) Big Data
9 3 (1.65%) Impala
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.10%) DTS
11 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 91 (50.00%) Selenium
2 58 (31.87%) Cucumber
3 50 (27.47%) NUnit
4 48 (26.37%) WebDriver
5 31 (17.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (16.48%) Git (software)
6 30 (16.48%) Visual Studio
7 29 (15.93%) TeamCity
8 28 (15.38%) FitNesse
9 19 (10.44%) JIRA
9 19 (10.44%) Subversion
10 18 (9.89%) Jenkins
11 16 (8.79%) Jasmine
12 14 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
12 14 (7.69%) Moq
13 12 (6.59%) WATIR
13 12 (6.59%) Capybara
14 10 (5.49%) ReSharper
15 9 (4.95%) Rhino Mocks
16 6 (3.30%) MSBuild
General
1 81 (44.51%) Finance
2 21 (11.54%) Banking
3 10 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.20%) Retail
4 4 (2.20%) Front Office
4 4 (2.20%) Back Office
5 3 (1.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (41.76%) Developer
2 30 (16.48%) Tester
3 28 (15.38%) Analyst
4 27 (14.84%) .NET Developer
5 18 (9.89%) C# Developer
5 18 (9.89%) Test Analyst
6 14 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 12 (6.59%) Architect
7 12 (6.59%) Test Engineer
8 11 (6.04%) QA Analyst
9 9 (4.95%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.95%) Lead Developer
9 9 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.40%) AWS Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) Consultant
11 7 (3.85%) Senior QA Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) Lead Architect
12 6 (3.30%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (3.30%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (62.64%) .NET
2 55 (30.22%) ASP.NET
3 43 (23.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (19.78%) Gherkin
5 29 (15.93%) .NET Framework
6 27 (14.84%) Web Services
7 26 (14.29%) HTML
8 23 (12.64%) CSS
9 22 (12.09%) WPF
9 22 (12.09%) AngularJS
10 21 (11.54%) WCF
11 20 (10.99%) RESTful
12 19 (10.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (9.34%) jQuery
14 15 (8.24%) Entity Framework
15 14 (7.69%) HTML5
15 14 (7.69%) NHibernate
16 13 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (6.59%) CSS3
18 9 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.75%) Equities
4 5 (2.75%) Derivative
4 5 (2.75%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.20%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.20%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.20%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.20%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.65%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.65%) Physics
6 3 (1.65%) User Experience
7 2 (1.10%) Blog
7 2 (1.10%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.54%) Windows
2 5 (2.75%) Android
3 4 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (75.82%) BDD
2 135 (74.18%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (46.70%) TDD
4 55 (30.22%) Scrum
4 55 (30.22%) MVC
5 50 (27.47%) Test Automation
6 35 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (16.48%) SDLC
8 29 (15.93%) Automated Testing
9 25 (13.74%) OO
10 24 (13.19%) Test Strategy
11 21 (11.54%) Software Engineering
12 19 (10.44%) Software Testing
13 18 (9.89%) Automation Testing
14 17 (9.34%) Manual Testing
14 17 (9.34%) Unit Testing
15 16 (8.79%) Security Testing
16 15 (8.24%) Open Source
16 15 (8.24%) Mentoring
17 14 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (83.52%) C#
2 45 (24.73%) JavaScript
3 35 (19.23%) SQL
3 35 (19.23%) Java
4 14 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.14%) Ruby
6 8 (4.40%) Python
7 7 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.30%) Scala
9 3 (1.65%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (1.65%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.65%) Groovy
9 3 (1.65%) PHP
10 2 (1.10%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.10%) XAML
10 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.10%) VBA
10 2 (1.10%) C
11 1 (0.55%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.24%) Degree
2 8 (4.40%) ISEB
3 6 (3.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) MCP
4 1 (0.55%) MCAD
4 1 (0.55%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (32.97%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.04%) Oracle
3 9 (4.95%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.20%) Informatica
4 4 (2.20%) IBM
5 3 (1.65%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.65%) OpenLink
5 3 (1.65%) Perforce
5 3 (1.65%) Red Gate
5 3 (1.65%) Twitter
5 3 (1.65%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.65%) Actian
6 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.10%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.55%) Ektron
7 1 (0.55%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.55%) Facebook
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