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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 35 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.79% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
222 175 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 79.29% 75.11% 79.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 81 81
Average daily rate £400 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 1
Average hourly rate £18.68 £15.47 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.78% -58.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) TestNG
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) TestNG
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Coach
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) Velocity
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP