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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 51 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing BDD 15 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.00% 0.71% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 0.94% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
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£475 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
550 531 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.43% 75.64% 60.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 260 178
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 59 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 5 £475 +11.76% 4
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (88.10%) C#
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (76.19%) QA
3 30 (71.43%) E-Commerce
4 29 (69.05%) SpecFlow
5 28 (66.67%) .NET
6 25 (59.52%) Selenium
7 20 (47.62%) Ruby
8 19 (45.24%) WebDriver
9 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
10 16 (38.10%) .NET Framework
11 8 (19.05%) TDD
12 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
13 5 (11.90%) Retail
13 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
13 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (9.52%) Java
14 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
14 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
14 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
14 4 (9.52%) Coaching
15 3 (7.14%) Appium
15 3 (7.14%) jQuery
15 3 (7.14%) REST
15 3 (7.14%) CSS3
15 3 (7.14%) HTML5
15 3 (7.14%) JBehave
15 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
15 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
15 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Mingle
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 29 (69.05%) SpecFlow
2 25 (59.52%) Selenium
3 19 (45.24%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.14%) Appium
5 3 (7.14%) JBehave
5 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
5 3 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Analyst
2 20 (47.62%) Test Analyst
3 15 (35.71%) Developer
4 9 (21.43%) QA Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Quality Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
8 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Tester
9 3 (7.14%) Software Tester
10 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) jQuery
3 3 (7.14%) REST
3 3 (7.14%) CSS3
3 3 (7.14%) HTML5
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) XSLT
4 2 (4.76%) OAuth
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
5 1 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 8 (19.05%) TDD
4 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.52%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.76%) MVC
8 2 (4.76%) Release Management
8 2 (4.76%) Kanban
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.38%) Workflow
9 1 (2.38%) Scrum
9 1 (2.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) Ruby
3 4 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) Scala
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (76.19%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft