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 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 361 350
Rank change year-on-year +54 -11  
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 115 66 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.97% 1.77% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 58 54
Median daily rate £450 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.66% +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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3877 3726 3270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.75% 17.23% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2842 2788 2359
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.63 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.30% +45.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £41.75 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.13 £116.88 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SpecFlow in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SpecFlow in London

SpecFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 28 £475 +11.76% 11
Bromley - 3 £575 -
Hammersmith -6 1 £425 -
Twickenham - 1 £250 -
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 148 (82.68%) C#
2 124 (69.27%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (65.36%) BDD
4 104 (58.10%) .NET
5 88 (49.16%) TDD
6 84 (46.93%) Test Automation
7 75 (41.90%) JavaScript
8 63 (35.20%) TeamCity
9 62 (34.64%) AngularJS
10 58 (32.40%) SQL
10 58 (32.40%) Microsoft
11 56 (31.28%) Finance
11 56 (31.28%) QA
11 56 (31.28%) Selenium
12 55 (30.73%) NoSQL
13 45 (25.14%) OO
14 44 (24.58%) SQL Server
15 42 (23.46%) React
16 40 (22.35%) Java
16 40 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (21.23%) Git (software)
17 38 (21.23%) ASP.NET
18 36 (20.11%) Jenkins
19 34 (18.99%) Subversion
20 33 (18.44%) NUnit
21 31 (17.32%) ASP.NET Web API
21 31 (17.32%) Greenfield Project
22 30 (16.76%) SOLID
23 29 (16.20%) Octopus Deploy
24 27 (15.08%) Angular 2

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 14 (7.82%) NServiceBus
2 4 (2.23%) CMS
3 3 (1.68%) Confluence
3 3 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.12%) Apache
4 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Endur
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.56%) Sonata
2 1 (0.56%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.03%) AMQP
2 2 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (30.73%) NoSQL
2 44 (24.58%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.17%) RavenDB
4 18 (10.06%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.59%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.35%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.23%) Big Data
7 4 (2.23%) Neo4j
7 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.68%) MySQL
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.12%) Aerospike
10 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 63 (35.20%) TeamCity
2 56 (31.28%) Selenium
3 38 (21.23%) Git (software)
4 36 (20.11%) Jenkins
5 34 (18.99%) Subversion
6 33 (18.44%) NUnit
7 29 (16.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (12.85%) Cucumber
8 23 (12.85%) WebDriver
9 20 (11.17%) Visual Studio
10 13 (7.26%) Protractor
11 12 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (5.59%) Calabash
13 9 (5.03%) JBehave
13 9 (5.03%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (4.47%) JIRA
14 8 (4.47%) Mocha
15 7 (3.91%) SoapUI
15 7 (3.91%) webpack
16 6 (3.35%) FitNesse
General
1 56 (31.28%) Finance
2 19 (10.61%) Banking
3 3 (1.68%) Prime Brokerage
3 3 (1.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.12%) Front Office
4 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Law
4 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (56.42%) Developer
2 52 (29.05%) C# Developer
3 49 (27.37%) .NET Developer
4 41 (22.91%) Full Stack Developer
5 26 (14.53%) Analyst
5 26 (14.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (13.97%) Angular Developer
7 19 (10.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (10.06%) Test Analyst
9 15 (8.38%) WPF Developer
10 14 (7.82%) Automation Test Analyst
10 14 (7.82%) C# WPF Developer
10 14 (7.82%) Tester
11 12 (6.70%) Agile Developer
11 12 (6.70%) Automation Tester
12 11 (6.15%) QA Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Agile .NET Developer
13 9 (5.03%) Agile C# Developer
13 9 (5.03%) Developer in Test
13 9 (5.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (58.10%) .NET
2 62 (34.64%) AngularJS
3 42 (23.46%) React
4 38 (21.23%) ASP.NET
5 31 (17.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 27 (15.08%) Angular 2
7 26 (14.53%) SignalR
8 24 (13.41%) Reactive Extensions
8 24 (13.41%) WebSockets
9 23 (12.85%) Web Services
10 21 (11.73%) Redux
11 20 (11.17%) Aurelia
11 20 (11.17%) NancyFx
12 18 (10.06%) Kafka
12 18 (10.06%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (10.06%) WPF
13 16 (8.94%) Gherkin
13 16 (8.94%) HTML
14 15 (8.38%) Entity Framework
15 14 (7.82%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.32%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (8.94%) Fintech
2 16 (8.94%) Hedge funds
3 9 (5.03%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.79%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.23%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.68%) Blog
6 3 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.68%) Contactless
6 3 (1.68%) Equities
6 3 (1.68%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.23%) Android
1 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
1 4 (2.23%) Linux
2 2 (1.12%) Windows
2 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Unix
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (69.27%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (65.36%) BDD
3 88 (49.16%) TDD
4 84 (46.93%) Test Automation
5 45 (25.14%) OO
6 40 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (16.76%) SOLID
8 27 (15.08%) Pair Programming
9 23 (12.85%) SDET
10 20 (11.17%) CQRS
10 20 (11.17%) MVVM
10 20 (11.17%) OOP
10 20 (11.17%) Software Engineering
11 18 (10.06%) E-Commerce
12 17 (9.50%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (9.50%) Microservices
12 17 (9.50%) Scrum
12 17 (9.50%) Test Scripting
13 14 (7.82%) Complex Event Processing
13 14 (7.82%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (82.68%) C#
2 75 (41.90%) JavaScript
3 58 (32.40%) SQL
4 40 (22.35%) Java
5 12 (6.70%) Python
6 9 (5.03%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.91%) Ruby
7 7 (3.91%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.79%) ES6
9 4 (2.23%) C++
10 2 (1.12%) C
10 2 (1.12%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) F#
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.79%) Degree
1 5 (2.79%) ISEB
1 5 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.23%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (31.28%) QA
2 9 (5.03%) MiFID
3 3 (1.68%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.91%) Control-M
2 1 (0.56%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.56%) Kibana
2 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (32.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle
3 4 (2.23%) IBM
4 3 (1.68%) Infragistics
4 3 (1.68%) New Relic
5 2 (1.12%) HP
5 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Avaloq
6 1 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.56%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.56%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) Informatica
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) Splunk
6 1 (0.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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