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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 62 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 167 145 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.25% 2.46% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 3.17% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 122 130
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
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
4057 4574 4356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.04% 77.58% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3167 3249 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 49 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £27.57 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.84% -37.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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.

1 301 (85.51%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (79.83%) TDD
3 178 (50.57%) Java
4 135 (38.35%) Scrum
5 111 (31.53%) JavaScript
6 91 (25.85%) C#
7 90 (25.57%) HTML
8 87 (24.72%) MVC
9 83 (23.58%) Cucumber
10 82 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (23.30%) .NET
10 82 (23.30%) E-Commerce
11 74 (21.02%) Selenium
12 59 (16.76%) Spring
12 59 (16.76%) Web Services
12 59 (16.76%) Git (software)
13 57 (16.19%) AngularJS
14 56 (15.91%) RESTful
14 56 (15.91%) SQL
15 54 (15.34%) CSS
16 51 (14.49%) REST
17 50 (14.20%) HTML5
17 50 (14.20%) Finance
18 45 (12.78%) Hibernate
19 44 (12.50%) WebDriver
19 44 (12.50%) jQuery
20 42 (11.93%) OO
21 41 (11.65%) ASP.NET
21 41 (11.65%) Test Automation
22 39 (11.08%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 24 (6.82%) Node.js
2 16 (4.55%) CMS
3 11 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (2.84%) Umbraco
4 10 (2.84%) Kentico
5 9 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (1.70%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.70%) IIS
8 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.85%) JBoss
9 3 (0.85%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.57%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.57%) Drupal
10 2 (0.57%) Jetty
10 2 (0.57%) Mule
10 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) RMDS
1 4 (1.14%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.85%) Force.com
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.57%) ElastiCache
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.28%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.53%) HTTP
2 5 (1.42%) Internet
3 4 (1.14%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.57%) AMQP
4 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) VPN
5 1 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.94%) MongoDB
2 34 (9.66%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.53%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.98%) Big Data
5 14 (3.98%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.41%) Neo4j
7 10 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.70%) MySQL
9 6 (1.70%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.70%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.42%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.42%) Redis
11 4 (1.14%) HBase
11 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 83 (23.58%) Cucumber
2 74 (21.02%) Selenium
3 59 (16.76%) Git (software)
4 44 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 33 (9.38%) Jenkins
6 32 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 32 (9.09%) Maven
7 31 (8.81%) Jasmine
8 28 (7.95%) JIRA
8 28 (7.95%) Subversion
9 21 (5.97%) JUnit
10 17 (4.83%) Mockito
11 16 (4.55%) TeamCity
12 15 (4.26%) JBehave
13 14 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (3.98%) Calabash
14 12 (3.41%) Hudson
14 12 (3.41%) NUnit
15 10 (2.84%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 50 (14.20%) Finance
2 30 (8.52%) Banking
3 12 (3.41%) Front Office
4 11 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.27%) Advertising
6 7 (1.99%) Retail
6 7 (1.99%) Games
7 3 (0.85%) Marketing
7 3 (0.85%) Publishing
7 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 3 (0.85%) Back Office
7 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
8 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 249 (70.74%) Developer
2 98 (27.84%) Java Developer
3 47 (13.35%) Senior Developer
4 42 (11.93%) .NET Developer
5 30 (8.52%) C# Developer
6 26 (7.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (5.97%) Analyst
8 16 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (4.26%) Tester
10 14 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (3.98%) Agile Java Developer
11 13 (3.69%) Node.js Developer
12 11 (3.13%) Scala Developer
12 11 (3.13%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.84%) Lead Developer
14 9 (2.56%) Test Engineer
14 9 (2.56%) Business Analyst
15 8 (2.27%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (2.27%) Web Developer
15 8 (2.27%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (25.57%) HTML
2 82 (23.30%) .NET
3 59 (16.76%) Web Services
3 59 (16.76%) Spring
4 57 (16.19%) AngularJS
5 56 (15.91%) RESTful
6 54 (15.34%) CSS
7 51 (14.49%) REST
8 50 (14.20%) HTML5
9 45 (12.78%) Hibernate
10 44 (12.50%) jQuery
11 41 (11.65%) ASP.NET
12 35 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (9.38%) J2EE
14 32 (9.09%) XML
15 28 (7.95%) Ajax
16 27 (7.67%) .NET Framework
16 27 (7.67%) CSS3
17 26 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (6.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.25%) Derivative
2 21 (5.97%) Open Source
3 16 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.98%) Equity Derivative
6 12 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.13%) User Experience
7 11 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.99%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.70%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.70%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.42%) Equities
10 5 (1.42%) Online Games
11 4 (1.14%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.14%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.14%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.14%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.24%) Linux
2 20 (5.68%) Windows
3 18 (5.11%) Android
3 18 (5.11%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.83%) UNIX
5 12 (3.41%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.14%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) MVS
7 1 (0.28%) Debian
7 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (85.51%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (79.83%) TDD
3 135 (38.35%) Scrum
4 87 (24.72%) MVC
5 82 (23.30%) E-Commerce
5 82 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (11.93%) OO
7 41 (11.65%) Test Automation
8 39 (11.08%) Kanban
9 31 (8.81%) SOA
10 30 (8.52%) Mentoring
11 28 (7.95%) Pair Programming
12 26 (7.39%) Software Engineering
13 24 (6.82%) Automated Testing
14 22 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (5.40%) Test Scripting
16 18 (5.11%) OOP
17 17 (4.83%) DevOps
17 17 (4.83%) Waterfall
18 16 (4.55%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 178 (50.57%) Java
2 111 (31.53%) JavaScript
3 91 (25.85%) C#
4 56 (15.91%) SQL
5 38 (10.80%) Ruby
6 29 (8.24%) Scala
7 24 (6.82%) Python
8 14 (3.98%) Groovy
9 13 (3.69%) PHP
10 9 (2.56%) C++
11 7 (1.99%) C
11 7 (1.99%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.14%) XAML
12 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.85%) Perl
13 3 (0.85%) PHP5
13 3 (0.85%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (6.25%) Degree
2 13 (3.69%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.41%) ISEB
4 8 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.99%) VCP4
6 5 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) Basel III
2 2 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) HDFS
2 3 (0.85%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (3.13%) Puppet
2 8 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.70%) Ansible
4 4 (1.14%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.85%) Oozie
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.28%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 21 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.69%) Sitecore
3 11 (3.13%) Oracle
4 10 (2.84%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.42%) Adobe
5 5 (1.42%) hybris
6 4 (1.14%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.14%) ION Trading
6 4 (1.14%) Google
7 3 (0.85%) Maxymiser
7 3 (0.85%) Endeca
7 3 (0.85%) ATG
7 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.57%) Apple
8 2 (0.57%) SAP
8 2 (0.57%) Sencha
8 2 (0.57%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.57%) Demandware
9 1 (0.28%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.28%) SOASTA, Inc
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits & package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago