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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 16 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 14 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.52% 3.40% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.00% 4.11% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 3
Average daily rate £425 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -6.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
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
100 219 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 68.03% 82.64% 79.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 127 71
Average daily rate £350 £400 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.58 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.72% +43.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.40 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £57.50 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) TDD
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
5 12 (44.44%) HTML
5 12 (44.44%) CSS
5 12 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 11 (40.74%) Scrum
7 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
8 9 (33.33%) DevOps
8 9 (33.33%) Spring
9 8 (29.63%) Kanban
9 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
10 7 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (25.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (25.93%) Finance
11 5 (18.52%) MVC
11 5 (18.52%) .NET
11 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
11 5 (18.52%) QA
11 5 (18.52%) Selenium
11 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
11 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
11 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
12 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (14.81%) JIRA
12 4 (14.81%) REST
12 4 (14.81%) Backbone.js
12 4 (14.81%) QA Automation

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.41%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
1 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Gradle
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) jMock
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Mocha
4 1 (3.70%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Angular Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) CSS
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
3 9 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 4 (14.81%) Backbone.js
5 4 (14.81%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.41%) HTML5
8 1 (3.70%) Ajax
8 1 (3.70%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) Java EE
8 1 (3.70%) JMS
8 1 (3.70%) MEAN Stack
8 1 (3.70%) React
8 1 (3.70%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) TDD
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) DevOps
6 8 (29.63%) Kanban
7 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.81%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) OOP
8 4 (14.81%) QA Automation
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.11%) B2B
9 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.41%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
11 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.41%) Mesos
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.70%) Rally