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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 30 24
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.44% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.79% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
77 126 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 75.49% 55.02% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 30
Average daily rate £325 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £136 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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