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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 38 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.82% 0.48% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.69% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£283 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
171 145 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 70.37% 69.05% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 65 95
Average daily rate £350 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.86% -34.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) RSpec
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Haml
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Capistrano
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (25.00%) Redis

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Haml
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Market rates depending
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago