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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 33 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 29 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.18% 0.61% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 0.81% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£481 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
510 493 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.59% 74.58% 61.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 262 198
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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 +11 9 £481 +28.33% 2
Huntingdon - - - -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 48 (92.31%) C#
2 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (78.85%) E-Commerce
4 39 (75.00%) .NET
5 32 (61.54%) QA
6 29 (55.77%) SpecFlow
7 25 (48.08%) Selenium
8 19 (36.54%) Ruby
8 19 (36.54%) WebDriver
9 18 (34.62%) TDD
10 17 (32.69%) .NET Framework
10 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
11 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (19.23%) MVC
13 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
14 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
14 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
15 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (9.62%) MSMQ
15 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
15 5 (9.62%) Retail
15 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
16 4 (7.69%) Finance
16 4 (7.69%) jQuery
16 4 (7.69%) OO
16 4 (7.69%) SOA
16 4 (7.69%) HTML
16 4 (7.69%) CSS
16 4 (7.69%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Mingle
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (55.77%) SpecFlow
2 25 (48.08%) Selenium
3 19 (36.54%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.77%) Appium
5 3 (5.77%) JMeter
5 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.77%) JBehave
6 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.92%) Moq
7 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Analyst
2 25 (48.08%) Developer
3 20 (38.46%) Test Analyst
4 17 (32.69%) C# Developer
5 15 (28.85%) .NET Developer
6 14 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (25.00%) Senior Developer
8 10 (19.23%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (17.31%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (17.31%) QA Analyst
10 6 (11.54%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (9.62%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (9.62%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (9.62%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (9.62%) Quality Analyst
12 3 (5.77%) Tester
12 3 (5.77%) Software Tester
12 3 (5.77%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (75.00%) .NET
2 17 (32.69%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (9.62%) MSMQ
4 4 (7.69%) jQuery
4 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) CSS
5 3 (5.77%) HTML5
5 3 (5.77%) CSS3
5 3 (5.77%) XSLT
6 2 (3.85%) OAuth
6 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.85%) REST
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.92%) LESS
7 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (78.85%) E-Commerce
3 18 (34.62%) TDD
4 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (19.23%) MVC
6 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
9 4 (7.69%) OO
9 4 (7.69%) SOA
9 4 (7.69%) Coaching
10 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.85%) Release Management
12 1 (1.92%) Workflow
12 1 (1.92%) Change Management
12 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) C#
2 19 (36.54%) Ruby
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft