The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 19 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.61% 0.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £484 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 179 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.83% 81.74% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 128 196
Average daily rate £450 £484 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.02% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Canary Wharf region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Scala
4 4 (57.14%) Puppet
4 4 (57.14%) Rackspace
4 4 (57.14%) MCollective
4 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Salt
5 2 (28.57%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) Back Office
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
6 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
6 1 (14.29%) QA

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 1 (14.29%) WATIR
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
1 1 (14.29%) RSpec
1 1 (14.29%) JBehave
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) MCollective
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) CSLA
2 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) ATDD
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle