The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 21 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing BDD 14 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.45% 1.47% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 1.76% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Median daily rate £488 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.46% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
BDD
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 227 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 82.98% 83.15% 78.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 176 95
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 28
Median hourly rate £22.59 £18.68 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £17.88 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.15 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BDD 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 Brighton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 33 (86.84%) TDD
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) Scrum
3 20 (52.63%) Java
4 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (39.47%) C#
5 15 (39.47%) .NET
5 15 (39.47%) AngularJS
6 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
6 14 (36.84%) React
7 13 (34.21%) Kanban
8 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
8 11 (28.95%) Spring
8 11 (28.95%) HTML
8 11 (28.95%) CSS
9 9 (23.68%) Concurrent Programming
9 9 (23.68%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (18.42%) Scala
10 7 (18.42%) Pair Programming
10 7 (18.42%) MVC
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
11 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
12 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
13 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
13 4 (10.53%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 9 (23.68%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) MSTest
5 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Agile Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Angular Developer
7 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Agile Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Scala Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Scrum Master
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
1 15 (39.47%) AngularJS
2 14 (36.84%) React
3 11 (28.95%) CSS
3 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
3 11 (28.95%) HTML
3 11 (28.95%) Spring
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.53%) Node.js
7 3 (7.89%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) RESTful
8 2 (5.26%) Akka
8 2 (5.26%) HTML5
8 2 (5.26%) J2EE
8 2 (5.26%) Play Framework
8 2 (5.26%) Web Services
9 1 (2.63%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) TDD
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) Scrum
4 13 (34.21%) Kanban
5 9 (23.68%) Concurrent Programming
6 7 (18.42%) MVC
6 7 (18.42%) Pair Programming
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) OO
9 2 (5.26%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.63%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (2.63%) DevOps
10 1 (2.63%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.63%) SOLID
10 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.63%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) Scala
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
1 2 (5.26%) SDET