The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 53 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs citing BDD 173 197 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.20% 3.31% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 4.30% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 160 146
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £349 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £546
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 - - -
BDD
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 286 (85.12%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (79.17%) TDD
3 140 (41.67%) Java
4 137 (40.77%) JavaScript
5 135 (40.18%) Scrum
6 124 (36.90%) C#
7 117 (34.82%) HTML
8 102 (30.36%) .NET
9 101 (30.06%) MVC
10 83 (24.70%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (22.92%) Cucumber
12 76 (22.62%) AngularJS
13 74 (22.02%) HTML5
14 70 (20.83%) Git (software)
15 69 (20.54%) CSS
15 69 (20.54%) Selenium
16 67 (19.94%) E-Commerce
17 61 (18.15%) Web Services
17 61 (18.15%) Finance
17 61 (18.15%) RESTful
18 60 (17.86%) OO
19 55 (16.37%) jQuery
20 54 (16.07%) ASP.NET
21 52 (15.48%) Jenkins
22 49 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
23 45 (13.39%) SQL Server
24 44 (13.10%) Spring
24 44 (13.10%) REST
25 42 (12.50%) CSS3
25 42 (12.50%) Jasmine

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 23 (6.85%) CMS
2 22 (6.55%) Node.js
3 18 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 17 (5.06%) Umbraco
4 17 (5.06%) Kentico
5 10 (2.98%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.19%) IIS
7 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.19%) Jetty
8 3 (0.89%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.89%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.89%) JBoss
8 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.60%) Apache
9 2 (0.60%) Drupal
9 2 (0.60%) Confluence
9 2 (0.60%) nginx
9 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.19%) GitHub
4 3 (0.89%) Force.com
4 3 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.89%) SaaS
4 3 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.30%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.14%) HTTP
2 8 (2.38%) Internet
3 3 (0.89%) AMQP
3 3 (0.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.82%) MongoDB
3 23 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.95%) Hadoop
6 19 (5.65%) Big Data
7 11 (3.27%) MySQL
8 10 (2.98%) Apache Hive
8 10 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.38%) HBase
10 7 (2.08%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.79%) Redis
12 5 (1.49%) Impala
13 4 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.60%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 77 (22.92%) Cucumber
2 70 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 69 (20.54%) Selenium
4 52 (15.48%) Jenkins
5 42 (12.50%) Jasmine
6 41 (12.20%) SpecFlow
7 39 (11.61%) WebDriver
8 33 (9.82%) Subversion
9 31 (9.23%) JIRA
10 25 (7.44%) Maven
11 24 (7.14%) TeamCity
12 17 (5.06%) JUnit
13 14 (4.17%) JBehave
13 14 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
14 12 (3.57%) NUnit
14 12 (3.57%) RSpec
15 10 (2.98%) Mockito
16 8 (2.38%) WATIR
16 8 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (2.38%) Moq
General
1 61 (18.15%) Finance
2 34 (10.12%) Banking
3 16 (4.76%) Front Office
4 10 (2.98%) Retail
5 6 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.49%) Advertising
7 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.19%) Back Office
7 4 (1.19%) Games
8 3 (0.89%) Marketing
8 3 (0.89%) Publishing
8 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 235 (69.94%) Developer
2 58 (17.26%) Java Developer
3 56 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 52 (15.48%) Senior Developer
5 47 (13.99%) C# Developer
6 22 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (6.55%) Senior C# Developer
7 19 (5.65%) Tester
8 18 (5.36%) Analyst
9 17 (5.06%) Scala Developer
10 16 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 16 (4.76%) AWS Developer
11 13 (3.87%) Agile Java Developer
12 12 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (2.98%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.68%) Test Analyst
15 9 (2.68%) Web Developer
16 8 (2.38%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (34.82%) HTML
2 102 (30.36%) .NET
3 76 (22.62%) AngularJS
4 74 (22.02%) HTML5
5 69 (20.54%) CSS
6 61 (18.15%) Web Services
6 61 (18.15%) RESTful
7 55 (16.37%) jQuery
8 54 (16.07%) ASP.NET
9 49 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (13.10%) Spring
10 44 (13.10%) REST
11 42 (12.50%) CSS3
12 37 (11.01%) Hibernate
13 32 (9.52%) .NET Framework
14 30 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (8.33%) XML
16 27 (8.04%) Entity Framework
17 26 (7.74%) WCF
18 25 (7.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 20 (5.95%) Derivative
3 13 (3.87%) Equity Derivative
4 12 (3.57%) User Experience
5 11 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.08%) Equities
8 7 (2.08%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.19%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.89%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.89%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (0.89%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.60%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.04%) Linux
2 16 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 16 (4.76%) Windows
3 15 (4.46%) UNIX
4 13 (3.87%) Android
5 9 (2.68%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (85.12%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (79.17%) TDD
3 135 (40.18%) Scrum
4 101 (30.06%) MVC
5 83 (24.70%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (19.94%) E-Commerce
7 60 (17.86%) OO
8 42 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 39 (11.61%) Kanban
10 35 (10.42%) Pair Programming
11 34 (10.12%) Software Engineering
12 32 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 26 (7.74%) Automated Testing
14 25 (7.44%) Mentoring
15 23 (6.85%) Open Source
16 22 (6.55%) OOP
17 21 (6.25%) SDLC
18 20 (5.95%) Multithreading
19 19 (5.65%) SOA
20 18 (5.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 140 (41.67%) Java
2 137 (40.77%) JavaScript
3 124 (36.90%) C#
4 39 (11.61%) Scala
5 38 (11.31%) Ruby
5 38 (11.31%) SQL
6 24 (7.14%) Python
7 21 (6.25%) PHP
8 11 (3.27%) Groovy
9 6 (1.79%) C++
10 5 (1.49%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.19%) C
11 4 (1.19%) PHP5
12 3 (0.89%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.89%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.89%) Perl
13 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.30%) Go
14 1 (0.30%) RubyMotion
14 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (4.76%) Degree
2 14 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.79%) ISEB
5 5 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.20%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) Basel III
2 2 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (2.38%) HDFS
2 5 (1.49%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.89%) Docker
4 1 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (4.76%) Puppet
2 11 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.38%) Ansible
4 5 (1.49%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.49%) Oozie
5 2 (0.60%) Mesos
5 2 (0.60%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.30%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (7.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.95%) Sitecore
3 17 (5.06%) EPiServer
4 8 (2.38%) Coverity
5 5 (1.49%) Oracle
6 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.19%) Zend
6 4 (1.19%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.89%) Maxymiser
7 3 (0.89%) Twitter
7 3 (0.89%) hybris
7 3 (0.89%) Sencha
7 3 (0.89%) Reuters
7 3 (0.89%) IBM
8 2 (0.60%) Adobe
8 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.60%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.60%) Google
9 1 (0.30%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.30%) Rackspace
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £625 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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iKonnect
Rate: £325 - £475 per day + Dependant on XP
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago