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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 369 337 327
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 63 96 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 2.80% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 73 55
Median daily rate £433 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £315 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
3912 3427 3362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.65% 14.52% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2886 2473 2436
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.99% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Median hourly rate £10.00 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.78% -50.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +15 11 £450 -10.00% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 123 (80.92%) C#
2 108 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (66.45%) .NET
4 90 (59.21%) BDD
5 66 (43.42%) QA
6 64 (42.11%) Selenium
7 59 (38.82%) TDD
8 54 (35.53%) SQL
9 50 (32.89%) SQL Server
9 50 (32.89%) Finance
10 48 (31.58%) Banking
11 47 (30.92%) NUnit
12 42 (27.63%) Scrum
13 39 (25.66%) ASP.NET
14 35 (23.03%) JavaScript
14 35 (23.03%) Cucumber
15 33 (21.71%) WebDriver
15 33 (21.71%) Gherkin
16 31 (20.39%) Visual Studio
16 31 (20.39%) OO
16 31 (20.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (20.39%) .NET Framework
17 28 (18.42%) Test Automation
17 28 (18.42%) AngularJS
17 28 (18.42%) Protractor
18 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
19 25 (16.45%) Unit Testing
19 25 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (15.79%) JIRA
20 24 (15.79%) MVC

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 9 (5.92%) IIS
2 3 (1.97%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.32%) CMS
3 2 (1.32%) Confluence
3 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.66%) Drupal
4 1 (0.66%) JBoss
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Mingle
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.32%) MS Office
1 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Endur
2 1 (0.66%) BASE24
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) AMQP
1 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.29%) OLAP
5 5 (3.29%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.32%) DB2
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (42.11%) Selenium
2 47 (30.92%) NUnit
3 35 (23.03%) Cucumber
4 33 (21.71%) WebDriver
5 31 (20.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (20.39%) Visual Studio
6 28 (18.42%) Protractor
7 24 (15.79%) JIRA
8 19 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 17 (11.18%) Jasmine
9 17 (11.18%) JUnit
10 15 (9.87%) Jenkins
10 15 (9.87%) Subversion
11 13 (8.55%) TeamCity
12 12 (7.89%) Git (software)
13 10 (6.58%) JMeter
13 10 (6.58%) Mocha
14 9 (5.92%) Moq
14 9 (5.92%) Zephyr
15 7 (4.61%) Sahi
General
1 50 (32.89%) Finance
2 48 (31.58%) Banking
3 18 (11.84%) Retail
4 13 (8.55%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.63%) Front Office
6 3 (1.97%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (38.82%) Developer
2 33 (21.71%) C# Developer
3 32 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 30 (19.74%) Analyst
5 27 (17.76%) Test Analyst
6 19 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
7 18 (11.84%) QA Engineer
8 15 (9.87%) Tester
9 14 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (7.89%) Automation Tester
11 11 (7.24%) Banking Analyst
12 8 (5.26%) Developer in Test
13 7 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (4.61%) Test Automation Developer
13 7 (4.61%) Test Leader
14 6 (3.95%) Automation Test Lead
14 6 (3.95%) Senior Developer
14 6 (3.95%) Web Developer
15 5 (3.29%) JavaScript Engineer
15 5 (3.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (66.45%) .NET
2 39 (25.66%) ASP.NET
3 33 (21.71%) Gherkin
4 31 (20.39%) .NET Framework
5 28 (18.42%) AngularJS
6 24 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (15.13%) Web Services
8 19 (12.50%) WCF
8 19 (12.50%) WPF
9 17 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (8.55%) SOAP
11 12 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (7.24%) CSS
13 10 (6.58%) HTML
13 10 (6.58%) RESTful
14 9 (5.92%) Entity Framework
14 9 (5.92%) XML
15 8 (5.26%) HTML5
15 8 (5.26%) jQuery
15 8 (5.26%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.61%) Fintech
4 5 (3.29%) IVR
4 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.63%) Smartcard
6 3 (1.97%) Clustering
6 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.97%) User Experience
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) Equities
7 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.32%) Wiki
8 1 (0.66%) APACS
8 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.66%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.58%) Windows
2 7 (4.61%) Unix
3 3 (1.97%) Android
3 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (59.21%) BDD
3 59 (38.82%) TDD
4 42 (27.63%) Scrum
5 31 (20.39%) OO
6 28 (18.42%) Test Automation
7 25 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (16.45%) Unit Testing
8 24 (15.79%) MVC
9 22 (14.47%) Test Scripting
10 20 (13.16%) Automation Testing
11 19 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 16 (10.53%) DevOps
12 16 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 14 (9.21%) ATDD
14 13 (8.55%) Microservices
14 13 (8.55%) Software Engineering
15 12 (7.89%) SDLC
15 12 (7.89%) SOA
16 11 (7.24%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 123 (80.92%) C#
2 54 (35.53%) SQL
3 35 (23.03%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.82%) Java
5 8 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.26%) Python
5 8 (5.26%) Ruby
6 6 (3.95%) MATLAB
6 6 (3.95%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.29%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.63%) XAML
9 3 (1.97%) C++
9 3 (1.97%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.32%) ES6
10 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.66%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (9.87%) ISEB
2 4 (2.63%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (43.42%) QA
2 4 (2.63%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.97%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.32%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.58%) Oracle
3 8 (5.26%) HP
4 5 (3.29%) Infragistics
5 3 (1.97%) Telerik
6 2 (1.32%) Informatica
6 2 (1.32%) Rally
6 2 (1.32%) Syncfusion
6 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.32%) Trayport
7 1 (0.66%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.66%) Splunk
7 1 (0.66%) Tableau