The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 60 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.83% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
BDD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 496 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 71.13% 73.37% 65.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 193 236
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 58
Average hourly rate £31.88 £40.50 £38.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.78 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Cambridgeshire region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 1 £325 - 4
Peterborough - - - - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 16 (94.12%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) OO
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) Selenium
5 8 (47.06%) Kanban
5 8 (47.06%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
6 6 (35.29%) Big Data
6 6 (35.29%) C++
6 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (29.41%) SOA
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) Feature Driven Development
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (23.53%) Dojo
8 4 (23.53%) JBoss
8 4 (23.53%) Apache
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle
8 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
8 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
8 4 (23.53%) MSMQ
8 4 (23.53%) GIS
8 4 (23.53%) jQuery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
1 4 (23.53%) JBoss
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Big Data
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) RavenDB
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) JUnit
4 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
5 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) Behat
6 1 (5.88%) TestNG
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) Hudson
6 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C++ Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) MSMQ
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) Dojo
3 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) Swing
5 1 (5.88%) LAMP
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) Gearman
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (5.88%) Symfony
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) GIS
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) OO
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) Kanban
6 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (29.41%) SOA
7 5 (29.41%) Feature Driven Development
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.76%) Test-First Development
9 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.88%) UML
10 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Zend
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
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