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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 39 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 28 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.84% 0.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £406 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
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
562 358 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.09% 68.98% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 183 247
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 £225 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 35 46
Average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.70 £51.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 +4 11 - - 2
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (94.12%) C#
2 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (85.29%) E-Commerce
3 29 (85.29%) .NET
4 18 (52.94%) QA
4 18 (52.94%) SpecFlow
5 14 (41.18%) TDD
5 14 (41.18%) Ruby
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
6 12 (35.29%) Selenium
7 9 (26.47%) WebDriver
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (23.53%) MVC
9 5 (14.71%) MSMQ
9 5 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (11.76%) SOA
10 4 (11.76%) Finance
10 4 (11.76%) OO
11 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
11 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
12 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.88%) Retail
12 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
12 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
12 2 (5.88%) HTML
12 2 (5.88%) ISEB
12 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
12 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
12 2 (5.88%) Mentoring

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) SpecFlow
2 12 (35.29%) Selenium
3 9 (26.47%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) TestNG
5 1 (2.94%) Moq
5 1 (2.94%) Hudson
5 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 12 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 12 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 11 (32.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (29.41%) Senior Developer
6 9 (26.47%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (26.47%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) QA Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Tester
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Automated Test Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
3 5 (14.71%) MSMQ
3 5 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.94%) LESS
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) E-Commerce
3 14 (41.18%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (11.76%) SOA
5 4 (11.76%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.94%) Coaching
8 1 (2.94%) Change Management
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) Ruby
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft