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 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing BDD 15 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.75% 0.72% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.05% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 13
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£375 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £331 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -
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
663 571 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.45% 68.80% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 329 251
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 28
Average hourly rate £15.77 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 2015. 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 12 £375 -9.09% 4
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) TDD
2 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 16 (55.17%) Git (software)
4 14 (48.28%) HTML
5 13 (44.83%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) Selenium
6 11 (37.93%) QA
6 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (31.03%) jQuery
8 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
8 9 (31.03%) C#
8 9 (31.03%) HTML5
9 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
9 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
9 8 (27.59%) Scrum
10 7 (24.14%) Mercurial
11 6 (20.69%) JBehave
11 6 (20.69%) CSS3
11 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
11 6 (20.69%) Appium
11 6 (20.69%) Maven
11 6 (20.69%) Ruby
11 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (20.69%) Kanban
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
11 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
11 6 (20.69%) JMeter
12 5 (17.24%) .NET

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (13.79%) Node.js
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.79%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Git (software)
2 13 (44.83%) Selenium
3 7 (24.14%) Mercurial
4 6 (20.69%) JMeter
4 6 (20.69%) JBehave
4 6 (20.69%) Maven
4 6 (20.69%) Appium
5 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
5 5 (17.24%) SpecFlow
6 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
6 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
6 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (6.90%) RSpec
7 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.45%) WebStorm
8 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (3.45%) Mockito
8 1 (3.45%) Subversion
8 1 (3.45%) JUnit
8 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (6.90%) Electronics
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (10.34%) QA Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 9 (31.03%) jQuery
3 9 (31.03%) HTML5
4 6 (20.69%) CSS3
5 5 (17.24%) RESTful
5 5 (17.24%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) J2EE
6 4 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (13.79%) REST
6 4 (13.79%) OAuth
6 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
7 3 (10.34%) Java EE
8 2 (6.90%) Spring
8 2 (6.90%) XML
9 1 (3.45%) XSLT
9 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
9 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) DTV
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) AIX
1 2 (6.90%) Solaris
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) TDD
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
5 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Kanban
6 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
7 5 (17.24%) DevOps
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
8 4 (13.79%) MVC
9 3 (10.34%) OOP
9 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
10 2 (6.90%) OO
10 2 (6.90%) SOA
10 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
10 2 (6.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) Scala
5 2 (6.90%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (3.45%) Groovy
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) Capistrano
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.90%) logstash
1 2 (6.90%) Graphite
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
1 2 (6.90%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Twitter
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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