The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
BDD
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 123 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 70.37% 51.25% 58.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 46
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen