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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 48 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.67% 0.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
614 416 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.02% 69.57% 64.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 183 255
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 63
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
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 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 18 December 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 +3 4 - - 2
Peterborough - - - - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 23 (85.19%) C#
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) E-Commerce
3 18 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (29.63%) QA
6 8 (29.63%) SpecFlow
6 8 (29.63%) Ruby
7 7 (25.93%) OO
8 6 (22.22%) Selenium
9 5 (18.52%) SOA
9 5 (18.52%) MSMQ
9 5 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
10 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) Java
10 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) Scrum
11 3 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
12 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
12 2 (7.41%) C++
12 2 (7.41%) HTML
12 2 (7.41%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Mingle
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) RavenDB
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) SpecFlow
2 6 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) Moq
5 1 (3.70%) TestNG
5 1 (3.70%) Behat
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
2 13 (48.15%) .NET Developer
3 12 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 9 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (33.33%) Analyst
4 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) MSMQ
2 5 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Memcached
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) Dojo
5 1 (3.70%) LESS
5 1 (3.70%) Gearman
5 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Doctrine
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) E-Commerce
3 18 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.93%) OO
7 5 (18.52%) SOA
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) Kanban
10 1 (3.70%) Feature Driven Development
10 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) Ruby
3 4 (14.81%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Zend