Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 424 371 431
Rank change year-on-year -53 +60 +70
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 123 280 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.61% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.87% 2.67% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 229 187
London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +12.43%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £350
90th Percentile £575 £600 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £16.50 -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £27.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year +138.53% -42.63% +11.76%

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 6,595 10,478 9,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.17% 22.67% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,745 7,785 7,039
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £368 £368 £350
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 16 29
London median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20.37 £16.63 £22.64
90th Percentile £87.38 £62.89 £48.66
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London +11 38 £513 +7.89% 10
West London +17 4 £400 +3.23% 1
North London - 4 £375 -
East London +30 2 £578 +3.68%
South London +45 1 £425 +6.25%
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 108 (87.80%) C#
2 75 (60.98%) Test Automation
3 73 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (54.47%) Selenium
5 65 (52.85%) SQL
6 64 (52.03%) .NET
7 45 (36.59%) BDD
8 42 (34.15%) Azure
8 42 (34.15%) TDD
9 34 (27.64%) QA
10 31 (25.20%) Scrum
11 29 (23.58%) Derivative
11 29 (23.58%) NoSQL
12 28 (22.76%) NUnit
13 24 (19.51%) SDET
14 23 (18.70%) Finance
15 22 (17.89%) WebDriver
16 21 (17.07%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (17.07%) DevOps
16 21 (17.07%) Kafka
16 21 (17.07%) FIX Protocol
17 20 (16.26%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (16.26%) Middleware
17 20 (16.26%) Functional Programming
17 20 (16.26%) Proprietary Trading
17 20 (16.26%) Reactive Extensions
17 20 (16.26%) CQRS
17 20 (16.26%) AMQP
18 19 (15.45%) F#
18 19 (15.45%) Protocol Buffers

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 10 (8.13%) Confluence
2 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 42 (34.15%) Azure
2 6 (4.88%) AWS
2 6 (4.88%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.44%) Lucidchart
4 2 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.63%) BrowserStack
4 2 (1.63%) PaaS
4 2 (1.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) GCP
5 1 (0.81%) GitHub
5 1 (0.81%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.26%) AMQP
2 6 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.58%) NoSQL
2 20 (16.26%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.07%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.44%) Big Data
8 3 (2.44%) MySQL
8 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.81%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.81%) Redis
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (54.47%) Selenium
2 28 (22.76%) NUnit
3 22 (17.89%) WebDriver
4 16 (13.01%) Cucumber
4 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
5 12 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 12 (9.76%) JIRA
5 12 (9.76%) TeamCity
6 10 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.69%) JMeter
7 7 (5.69%) SoapUI
8 6 (4.88%) Protractor
8 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (3.25%) Moq
9 4 (3.25%) MSTest
10 3 (2.44%) JBehave
10 3 (2.44%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 23 (18.70%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Front Office
3 8 (6.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 52 (42.28%) Developer
2 35 (28.46%) .NET Developer
3 28 (22.76%) C# Developer
4 26 (21.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (19.51%) Tester
6 21 (17.07%) Automation Tester
7 19 (15.45%) F# Developer
7 19 (15.45%) NoSQL Developer
8 12 (9.76%) Developer in Test
9 10 (8.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 10 (8.13%) Selenium Tester
10 8 (6.50%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.69%) QA Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Test Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) QA Leader
12 6 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
13 5 (4.07%) Azure Developer
14 4 (3.25%) Automation Engineer
14 4 (3.25%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (52.03%) .NET
2 21 (17.07%) FIX Protocol
2 21 (17.07%) Kafka
2 21 (17.07%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (16.26%) Middleware
3 20 (16.26%) Reactive Extensions
4 19 (15.45%) Apache Avro
4 19 (15.45%) Protocol Buffers
5 13 (10.57%) .NET Core
5 13 (10.57%) REST
6 12 (9.76%) Web Services
7 11 (8.94%) SOAP
8 10 (8.13%) .NET Framework
8 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (8.13%) RESTful
9 9 (7.32%) JSON
9 9 (7.32%) React
10 8 (6.50%) Node.js
11 7 (5.69%) Gherkin
11 7 (5.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.58%) Derivative
2 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.07%) Equities
3 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.63%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.81%) Linux
1 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.98%) Test Automation
2 73 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (36.59%) BDD
4 42 (34.15%) TDD
5 31 (25.20%) Scrum
6 24 (19.51%) SDET
7 21 (17.07%) DevOps
8 20 (16.26%) CQRS
8 20 (16.26%) Functional Programming
8 20 (16.26%) Proprietary Trading
9 17 (13.82%) Microservices
10 15 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.57%) Kanban
11 13 (10.57%) Manual Testing
12 11 (8.94%) Fintech
12 11 (8.94%) Regression Testing
13 10 (8.13%) API Testing
13 10 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (8.13%) Test Strategy
14 9 (7.32%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (87.80%) C#
2 65 (52.85%) SQL
3 19 (15.45%) C++
3 19 (15.45%) F#
4 15 (12.20%) Java
5 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.69%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.63%) Python
9 1 (0.81%) Go
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) ISEB
3 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (27.64%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) Docker
2 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.88%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (3.25%) Kibana
4 3 (2.44%) Ansible
5 2 (1.63%) MIIS
6 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.81%) Puppet
6 1 (0.81%) rkt
Vendors
1 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.69%) Atlassian
3 6 (4.88%) Splunk
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle
5 3 (2.44%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.63%) New Relic
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) Informatica