The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 37 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.08% 1.00% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 1.37% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
204 146 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 78.46% 72.64% 72.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 67 82
Average daily rate £400 £390 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.86% -34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) OOD
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) RSpec
2 2 (22.22%) TestNG
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Mocha
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) JPA
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter