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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.80% - 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% - 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
184 148 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 73.31% 77.89% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 78 116
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.73 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.05% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) RSpec
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Haml
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) REST

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) RSpec
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Haml
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef