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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 37 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.47% 2.37% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 3.60% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
182 111 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 85.85% 65.68% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 67 55
Average daily rate £400 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £540 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 5
Average hourly rate £25.25 £21.61 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.44 £11.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £142.50 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 3 (33.33%) TestNG
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) JPA
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 3 (33.33%) TestNG
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
4 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (11.11%) Mocha
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) RSpec
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) JPA
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter
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