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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 28 19 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.53% 1.71% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.90% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£422 £600 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.60% +23.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
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
169 105 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.22% 89.74% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 44 166
Average daily rate £475 £475 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Back Office
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
5 2 (33.33%) JUnit
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) JBoss
5 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) HBase
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Impala
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Mockito
2 2 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Market Risk Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (33.33%) Use Case
5 2 (33.33%) Release Management
5 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) GridGain
2 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft