Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SpecFlow skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SpecFlow over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SpecFlow
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 190 156
Rank change year-on-year -20 -34 +93
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 39 36 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.59% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.95% 3.29% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 57
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £368 £300
90th Percentile £588 £495 £531
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

SpecFlow is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,323 1,095 985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.90% 17.99% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,073 901 794
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
City of London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £62.50 - £32.28
90th Percentile £71.12 - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in the City of London

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SpecFlow in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in the City of London

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (74.36%) BDD
3 28 (71.79%) C#
4 25 (64.10%) Test Automation
5 24 (61.54%) Selenium
6 23 (58.97%) TDD
7 20 (51.28%) .NET
8 18 (46.15%) Finance
9 15 (38.46%) SQL
10 14 (35.90%) QA
10 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
10 14 (35.90%) Gherkin
11 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
12 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
12 10 (25.64%) MVC
12 10 (25.64%) Java
13 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (23.08%) Coaching
14 8 (20.51%) Microservices
14 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (20.51%) NUnit
15 7 (17.95%) Maven
15 7 (17.95%) Scrum
15 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
15 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
15 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
15 7 (17.95%) JIRA
15 7 (17.95%) Release Management
15 7 (17.95%) Mentoring

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) BlazeMeter
2 4 (10.26%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.56%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.56%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) HBase
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Selenium
2 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
3 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
5 8 (20.51%) NUnit
6 7 (17.95%) JIRA
6 7 (17.95%) Maven
6 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
6 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
7 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
9 4 (10.26%) Appium
9 4 (10.26%) Checkstyle
9 4 (10.26%) FxCop
9 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
9 4 (10.26%) Hudson
9 4 (10.26%) JMeter
9 4 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (10.26%) Zephyr
10 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Financial Institution
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Front Office
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.95%) QA Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Coach
8 4 (10.26%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) Gherkin
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.82%) WinForms
6 4 (10.26%) WCF
7 3 (7.69%) REST
7 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.13%) jQuery
8 2 (5.13%) WPF
9 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.56%) JSON
9 1 (2.56%) LINQ
9 1 (2.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (2.56%) MSMQ
9 1 (2.56%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (2.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
4 4 (10.26%) User Experience
5 3 (7.69%) Fintech
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Android
1 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (74.36%) BDD
3 25 (64.10%) Test Automation
4 23 (58.97%) TDD
5 10 (25.64%) MVC
6 9 (23.08%) Coaching
6 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.51%) Microservices
8 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.95%) Release Management
8 7 (17.95%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) SOLID
10 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.82%) DevOps
10 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) U-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
1 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle