Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 215 195
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20 +62
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 47 26 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.39% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% 2.13% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 65
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £375 £337 £310
90th Percentile £575 £506 £605
Central London median daily rate £450 £418 £438
% change year-on-year +7.78% -4.57% +9.38%
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 1387 1223 1323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.43% 18.26% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 996 1094
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 £338 £308
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 35 (74.47%) C#
2 34 (72.34%) BDD
3 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (61.70%) Test Automation
5 28 (59.57%) TDD
6 24 (51.06%) .NET
7 23 (48.94%) Selenium
8 21 (44.68%) Finance
9 16 (34.04%) SQL
10 13 (27.66%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
12 10 (21.28%) Gherkin
12 10 (21.28%) Java
12 10 (21.28%) QA
12 10 (21.28%) Banking
13 9 (19.15%) NUnit
13 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
13 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
13 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
13 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
14 8 (17.02%) TeamCity
14 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
14 8 (17.02%) Scrum
15 7 (14.89%) Maven
15 7 (14.89%) MVC
15 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
15 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
15 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
15 7 (14.89%) Mobile App

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 4 (8.51%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (4.26%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) HBase
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Selenium
2 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
3 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
3 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.15%) NUnit
4 8 (17.02%) TeamCity
5 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
5 7 (14.89%) Maven
6 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
7 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (8.51%) Appium
8 4 (8.51%) JIRA
8 4 (8.51%) Subversion
8 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.26%) Checkstyle
9 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
9 2 (4.26%) JMeter
9 2 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (4.26%) ReSharper
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 5 (10.64%) Law
5 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.26%) Front Office
6 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Automation Tester
7 5 (10.64%) QA Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Tester
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (6.38%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (21.28%) Gherkin
4 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.51%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (8.51%) WinForms
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.38%) Akka
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.38%) CSS
7 3 (6.38%) HTML
7 3 (6.38%) HTML5
7 3 (6.38%) Kafka
7 3 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.38%) SignalR
7 3 (6.38%) Spring
7 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.38%) WebSockets
7 3 (6.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.38%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.26%) Fintech
5 2 (4.26%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Android
1 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) BDD
2 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (61.70%) Test Automation
4 28 (59.57%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
6 8 (17.02%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) Microservices
7 7 (14.89%) MVC
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.77%) OO
8 6 (12.77%) Release Management
8 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Coaching
9 5 (10.64%) SOLID
9 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.51%) DevOps
11 3 (6.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) VBA
6 1 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Telerik