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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 28 17 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.76% 2.94% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 3.33% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£422 £575 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +18.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £389 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +11.07%
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
146 90 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.88% 88.24% 86.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 56 206
Average daily rate £475 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 29 June 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Back Office
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) GridGain
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Quantitative Investing
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 2 (28.57%) Mockito
5 2 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) BPMN
5 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Hazelcast
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) CruiseControl
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Mockito
3 2 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Market Risk Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) SWOT Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) Quantitative Investing
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) BPMN
5 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) GridGain
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle