Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 171 129 174
Rank change year-on-year -42 +45 +31
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 15 3 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.14% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.84% 0.82% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 20
10th Percentile £313 - -
25th Percentile £438 £409 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £418 £463
Median % change year-on-year +31.74% -9.73% -2.63%
75th Percentile £750 £426 £556
90th Percentile £800 - £575
Central London median daily rate £550 £418 £500
% change year-on-year +31.74% -16.50% +2.56%

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 815 367 805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.30% 17.40% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 272 635
10th Percentile £425 £319 £363
25th Percentile £488 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.38% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £775 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £513 £503
% change year-on-year +12.14% +2.04% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
10th Percentile £36.45 - -
25th Percentile £41.63 - £44.75
Median hourly rate £50.50 - £48.89
Median % change year-on-year - - +117.28%
75th Percentile £64.75 - £54.88
90th Percentile £73.15 - £60.25
Central London median hourly rate £50.50 - £48.89
% change year-on-year - - +117.28%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SpecFlow in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SpecFlow in the City of London

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SpecFlow in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
5 8 (53.33%) TeamCity
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) Banking
7 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (40.00%) Degree
7 6 (40.00%) BDD
7 6 (40.00%) Docker
7 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (40.00%) Zephyr
8 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 5 (33.33%) SDLC
8 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (33.33%) Java
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 5 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (26.67%) Power Platform
9 4 (26.67%) Power BI
9 4 (26.67%) .NET
9 4 (26.67%) Windows

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 1 (6.67%) Jetty
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Power Platform
2 3 (20.00%) GitHub
3 2 (13.33%) SaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.67%) AWS
4 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
4 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Power BI
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
5 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (53.33%) TeamCity
4 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (40.00%) Zephyr
5 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) Appium
7 3 (20.00%) GitLab
7 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (20.00%) Maven
7 3 (20.00%) TestNG
7 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) CircleCI
8 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
9 1 (6.67%) JUnit
9 1 (6.67%) Moq
9 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Social Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (13.33%) LINQ
3 2 (13.33%) WinForms
3 2 (13.33%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.67%) Akka
4 1 (6.67%) Guice
4 1 (6.67%) Kafka
4 1 (6.67%) Memcached
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (6.67%) NancyFx
4 1 (6.67%) Playwright
4 1 (6.67%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) CI/CD
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) B2B
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (13.33%) SDET
6 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Go
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) VBScript
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) IFRS
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.67%) Databricks
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle