Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 June 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
England > London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 458 439 335
Rank change year-on-year -19 -104 +64
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 127 75 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.68% 1.44% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 48 50
10th Percentile £409 £414 £400
25th Percentile £456 £425 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £503 £500
Median % change year-on-year +14.43% +0.50% +4.17%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £694 £684 £625
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -2.17%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7,555 5,215 3,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.23% 19.29% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,444 3,621 2,725
10th Percentile £413 £388 £388
25th Percentile £500 £455 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £710 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 17 23
10th Percentile £16.60 £27.50 £32.55
25th Percentile £38.85 £37.50 £45.13
Median hourly rate £44.50 £59.00 £51.00
Median % change year-on-year -24.58% +15.69% +13.55%
75th Percentile £53.75 £68.00 £63.75
90th Percentile £74.80 £68.62 £64.95
England median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in London

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for SpecFlow in London

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SpecFlow in London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SpecFlow in London

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the London region over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London -37 10 £638 +23.79% 9
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 London region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 114 (89.76%) C#
2 106 (83.46%) Test Automation
3 78 (61.42%) .NET
3 78 (61.42%) Selenium
4 76 (59.84%) Agile
5 62 (48.82%) QA
6 51 (40.16%) Azure
7 49 (38.58%) JavaScript
8 45 (35.43%) AngularJS
8 45 (35.43%) DevOps
9 43 (33.86%) React
9 43 (33.86%) BDD
9 43 (33.86%) Finance
10 42 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (32.28%) Postman
12 38 (29.92%) JMeter
13 37 (29.13%) SQL
13 37 (29.13%) SDLC
13 37 (29.13%) REST
14 36 (28.35%) TypeScript
14 36 (28.35%) Cypress.io
14 36 (28.35%) CI/CD
14 36 (28.35%) Azure DevOps
15 34 (26.77%) Performance Testing
16 32 (25.20%) BrowserStack
17 31 (24.41%) Protractor
18 30 (23.62%) Swagger
18 30 (23.62%) Gatling
18 30 (23.62%) Sauce Labs
18 30 (23.62%) TestCafe

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.94%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 51 (40.16%) Azure
2 36 (28.35%) Azure DevOps
3 32 (25.20%) BrowserStack
4 30 (23.62%) Sauce Labs
5 20 (15.75%) AWS
6 15 (11.81%) Serverless
7 12 (9.45%) Azure Service Bus
8 10 (7.87%) Azure Functions
9 8 (6.30%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (3.15%) Azure Logic Apps
11 3 (2.36%) GCP
11 3 (2.36%) GitHub
11 3 (2.36%) OpenShift
11 3 (2.36%) SaaS
12 2 (1.57%) Datadog
12 2 (1.57%) IaaS
12 2 (1.57%) Lucidchart
12 2 (1.57%) NuGet
12 2 (1.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.57%) GIS
7 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) Big Data
7 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 78 (61.42%) Selenium
2 41 (32.28%) Postman
3 38 (29.92%) JMeter
4 36 (28.35%) Cypress.io
5 31 (24.41%) Protractor
6 30 (23.62%) Gatling
6 30 (23.62%) TestCafe
7 28 (22.05%) Git (software)
8 19 (14.96%) Cucumber
9 16 (12.60%) TeamCity
10 14 (11.02%) NUnit
11 13 (10.24%) WebDriver
12 12 (9.45%) JIRA
13 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
14 8 (6.30%) Jenkins
15 6 (4.72%) GitLab
16 5 (3.94%) Appium
16 5 (3.94%) SoapUI
16 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
17 4 (3.15%) Moq
General
1 43 (33.86%) Finance
2 16 (12.60%) Banking
3 12 (9.45%) Social Skills
4 11 (8.66%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.09%) Public Sector
6 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.94%) Back Office
8 4 (3.15%) Front Office
8 4 (3.15%) Local Government
8 4 (3.15%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.36%) Retail
10 2 (1.57%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (27.56%) QA Engineer
2 24 (18.90%) Developer
3 20 (15.75%) Test Engineer
4 15 (11.81%) JavaScript Engineer
5 14 (11.02%) Test Automation Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Analyst
6 11 (8.66%) Tester
7 10 (7.87%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.51%) Architect
10 7 (5.51%) Automation Test Lead
10 7 (5.51%) QA Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Integration Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Software Development Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (61.42%) .NET
2 45 (35.43%) AngularJS
3 43 (33.86%) React
4 37 (29.13%) REST
5 30 (23.62%) Swagger
6 21 (16.54%) .NET Framework
7 17 (13.39%) RESTful
8 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET
8 12 (9.45%) Vue.js
9 11 (8.66%) Entity Framework
9 11 (8.66%) Gherkin
10 10 (7.87%) HTML
11 9 (7.09%) ASP.NET Core
11 9 (7.09%) Web Services
12 8 (6.30%) .NET Core
13 7 (5.51%) CSS
14 5 (3.94%) Kafka
15 4 (3.15%) ADO
15 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.15%) Reference Data
1 4 (3.15%) Renewable Energy
2 3 (2.36%) Cloud Native
2 3 (2.36%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.36%) Legacy Applications
2 3 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (2.36%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.57%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.57%) User Experience
4 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.79%) Derivative
4 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.57%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (83.46%) Test Automation
2 76 (59.84%) Agile
3 45 (35.43%) DevOps
4 43 (33.86%) BDD
5 42 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (29.13%) SDLC
7 36 (28.35%) CI/CD
8 34 (26.77%) Performance Testing
9 29 (22.83%) Analytics
10 28 (22.05%) Fintech
10 28 (22.05%) TDD
11 27 (21.26%) Asset Management
12 25 (19.69%) Microservices
13 21 (16.54%) Test Strategy
14 18 (14.17%) OO
14 18 (14.17%) Software Testing
15 17 (13.39%) Scrum
16 16 (12.60%) Regression Testing
17 15 (11.81%) SDET
17 15 (11.81%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 114 (89.76%) C#
2 49 (38.58%) JavaScript
3 37 (29.13%) SQL
4 36 (28.35%) TypeScript
5 23 (18.11%) Java
6 11 (8.66%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.30%) Python
8 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.57%) Go
9 2 (1.57%) PHP
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.36%) Degree
4 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.79%) CFA
6 1 (0.79%) HNC
6 1 (0.79%) HND
6 1 (0.79%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (48.82%) QA
2 10 (7.87%) Accessibility
3 3 (2.36%) GRC
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.57%) Nagios
2 2 (1.57%) Terraform
2 2 (1.57%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle
3 3 (2.36%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.36%) New Relic
3 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.57%) Databricks
4 2 (1.57%) Google
4 2 (1.57%) Splunk
5 1 (0.79%) Apple
5 1 (0.79%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.79%) Facebook
5 1 (0.79%) HP
5 1 (0.79%) OpenLink