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 28 June 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.

SpecFlow
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 148 170
Rank change year-on-year +8 +22  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 26 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.91% 2.88% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 29
Median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £303 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -5.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.94% -  

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 665 590 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.38% 17.52% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1189 1409
Median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £319 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 40 (83.33%) C#
2 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (60.42%) Test Automation
4 24 (50.00%) BDD
5 22 (45.83%) TDD
5 22 (45.83%) SQL
6 20 (41.67%) .NET
7 17 (35.42%) Finance
8 14 (29.17%) QA
8 14 (29.17%) Selenium
9 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
10 10 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.83%) Banking
11 9 (18.75%) WebDriver
11 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 9 (18.75%) OO
12 8 (16.67%) Java
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
13 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
13 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
13 7 (14.58%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (14.58%) MVVM
13 7 (14.58%) TeamCity
13 7 (14.58%) Git (software)

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 5 (10.42%) NServiceBus
2 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Endur
1 1 (2.08%) Sonata
1 1 (2.08%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Selenium
2 9 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.58%) TeamCity
4 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (12.50%) Subversion
5 5 (10.42%) JIRA
5 5 (10.42%) Protractor
5 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.33%) Appium
6 4 (8.33%) NUnit
7 3 (6.25%) Calabash
7 3 (6.25%) Gatling
7 3 (6.25%) JBehave
7 3 (6.25%) JMeter
7 3 (6.25%) JUnit
7 3 (6.25%) Maven
7 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Law
4 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.58%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Technical Leader
6 6 (12.50%) WPF Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Lead Developer
7 5 (10.42%) QA Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) QA Leader
7 5 (10.42%) SQL Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Developer
8 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
2 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (14.58%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (14.58%) WPF
5 6 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
5 6 (12.50%) SignalR
5 6 (12.50%) WCF
6 5 (10.42%) Akka
6 5 (10.42%) Angular 2
6 5 (10.42%) Caliburn.Micro
6 5 (10.42%) Entity Framework
6 5 (10.42%) Kafka
6 5 (10.42%) LINQ
6 5 (10.42%) Redux
6 5 (10.42%) Task Parallel Library
6 5 (10.42%) WebSockets
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.25%) Contactless
4 3 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 3 (6.25%) Market Risk
4 3 (6.25%) Reference Data
5 2 (4.17%) Fintech
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Android
1 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) Test Automation
3 24 (50.00%) BDD
4 22 (45.83%) TDD
5 9 (18.75%) OO
5 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.58%) MVVM
7 6 (12.50%) Complex Event Processing
7 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.42%) CQRS
8 5 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.33%) Agile Testing
9 4 (8.33%) DevOps
9 4 (8.33%) OOP
9 4 (8.33%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.33%) Process Improvement
9 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) C#
2 22 (45.83%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (4.17%) MiFID
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Avaloq
2 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
City, London
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