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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
London / City of London
Rank 133 113 168
Rank change year-on-year -20 +55  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 18 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 1.16% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.30% 7.68% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 15
Median daily rate £426 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £250 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £300
% change year-on-year -5.40% +23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.38% -  

SpecFlow is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 546 495 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.38% 15.14% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 394 541
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in the City of London

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (54.05%) TDD
3 20 (54.05%) Selenium
4 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 16 (43.24%) BDD
6 15 (40.54%) WebDriver
6 15 (40.54%) .NET
6 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
7 12 (32.43%) Finance
8 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
9 9 (24.32%) QA
9 9 (24.32%) WCF
9 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (21.62%) Entity Framework
11 7 (18.92%) Scrum
11 7 (18.92%) OO
11 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
12 6 (16.22%) WPF
12 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (16.22%) MVVM
12 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
12 6 (16.22%) NUnit
12 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Protractor
13 5 (13.51%) OOP
13 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
13 5 (13.51%) ISEB

SpecFlow
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Selenium
2 15 (40.54%) WebDriver
3 6 (16.22%) NUnit
3 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.51%) Protractor
5 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) MSTest
6 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.41%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) JMeter
7 1 (2.70%) JUnit
7 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.70%) Sahi
7 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.70%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.70%) WATIR
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Automation Tester
4 8 (21.62%) Tester
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Test Leader
6 5 (13.51%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (13.51%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
6 5 (13.51%) WPF Developer
7 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Developer in Test
8 3 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (8.11%) QA Leader
9 2 (5.41%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) WCF
3 8 (21.62%) Entity Framework
4 6 (16.22%) WPF
5 5 (13.51%) Caliburn.Micro
5 5 (13.51%) LINQ
5 5 (13.51%) Task Parallel Library
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.81%) RESTful
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (5.41%) SOAP
9 1 (2.70%) Kafka
9 1 (2.70%) NancyFx
9 1 (2.70%) SignalR
9 1 (2.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Fintech
2 2 (5.41%) Contactless
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) TDD
3 16 (43.24%) BDD
4 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
5 7 (18.92%) OO
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
6 6 (16.22%) MVVM
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
7 5 (13.51%) OOP
7 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.81%) MVC
9 3 (8.11%) ATDD
9 3 (8.11%) Build Automation
9 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) HP
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