The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
BDD
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
27 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 69.23% 52.50% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 10
Average daily rate £413 £338 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +46.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £235 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -22.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Bedford region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Bedford