Period
to 25 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 185 184
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 +50
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 48 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.77% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.27% 4.00% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 47
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £376 £375 £250
90th Percentile £600 £545 £538
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.94%
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 1,468 1,201 1,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.19% 19.19% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,187 932 874
City of London median daily rate £501 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.37% +2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £372 £320 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £602
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £37.75 - £36.82
10th Percentile £28.00 - £30.78
90th Percentile £69.77 - £45.26
Central London median hourly rate £37.75 - £36.82

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 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 43 (89.58%) C#
2 34 (70.83%) Selenium
3 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (62.50%) .NET
4 29 (60.42%) BDD
5 27 (56.25%) Finance
6 26 (54.17%) SQL
6 26 (54.17%) Test Automation
7 22 (45.83%) QA
7 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (41.67%) TDD
9 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
9 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (29.17%) SOLID
10 14 (29.17%) MVC
11 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (25.00%) Microservices
11 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (25.00%) Gherkin
12 11 (22.92%) Cucumber
12 11 (22.92%) API Testing
12 11 (22.92%) Scrum
12 11 (22.92%) Financial Institution
13 10 (20.83%) OO
13 10 (20.83%) Release Management
14 9 (18.75%) SDET
14 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
14 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
15 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 8 (16.67%) TeamCity

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 (4.17%) NServiceBus
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.08%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (2.08%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (2.08%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) AMQP
1 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Blockchain
2 2 (4.17%) Data Lake
2 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (70.83%) Selenium
2 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (22.92%) Cucumber
4 8 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 6 (12.50%) NUnit
6 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
6 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.25%) JIRA
9 2 (4.17%) Protractor
9 2 (4.17%) Subversion
9 2 (4.17%) TestNG
9 2 (4.17%) Zephyr
10 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
10 1 (2.08%) JMeter
10 1 (2.08%) JUnit
10 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 27 (56.25%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Financial Institution
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (10.42%) Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Front Office
6 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 11 (22.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (20.83%) Azure Developer
5 10 (20.83%) QA Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Tester
7 7 (14.58%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Analyst
8 5 (10.42%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) QA Tester
9 4 (8.33%) Automation Tester
9 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Agile Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
11 2 (4.17%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) .NET
2 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 7 (14.58%) WinForms
5 5 (10.42%) Web Services
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.33%) MSMQ
6 4 (8.33%) RESTful
6 4 (8.33%) WPF
7 3 (6.25%) CSS
7 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.25%) WCF
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (4.17%) Dapper ORM
8 2 (4.17%) HTML
9 1 (2.08%) NancyFx
9 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.42%) Fintech
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Equities
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) BDD
3 26 (54.17%) Test Automation
4 20 (41.67%) TDD
5 14 (29.17%) MVC
5 14 (29.17%) SOLID
6 12 (25.00%) Microservices
7 11 (22.92%) API Testing
7 11 (22.92%) Scrum
8 10 (20.83%) OO
8 10 (20.83%) Release Management
9 9 (18.75%) SDET
9 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Front End Development
10 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Kanban
11 6 (12.50%) QA Automation
12 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) C#
2 26 (54.17%) SQL
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (45.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Cadence
2 1 (2.08%) Charles River
2 1 (2.08%) Embarcadero