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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 51 56 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +43
Contract jobs citing BDD 213 190 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.67% 3.29% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 4.26% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 163 128
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £384 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +8.09%
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
4581 4462 5538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.83% 77.36% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3321 4123
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.28 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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.

1 345 (87.12%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (81.57%) TDD
3 165 (41.67%) C#
4 160 (40.40%) Java
4 160 (40.40%) JavaScript
5 151 (38.13%) Scrum
6 142 (35.86%) HTML
7 130 (32.83%) .NET
8 105 (26.52%) MVC
9 103 (26.01%) Finance
10 95 (23.99%) Continuous Integration
10 95 (23.99%) AngularJS
11 88 (22.22%) HTML5
12 81 (20.45%) Web Services
13 78 (19.70%) CSS
14 76 (19.19%) OO
15 75 (18.94%) Cucumber
16 70 (17.68%) REST
16 70 (17.68%) Git (software)
17 66 (16.67%) ASP.NET
18 62 (15.66%) Selenium
19 59 (14.90%) Spring
19 59 (14.90%) ASP.NET MVC
20 58 (14.65%) SQL Server
21 57 (14.39%) RESTful
21 57 (14.39%) jQuery
21 57 (14.39%) SpecFlow
22 53 (13.38%) Jasmine
23 52 (13.13%) Jenkins
23 52 (13.13%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 36 (9.09%) Node.js
2 20 (5.05%) CMS
3 12 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 12 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (2.78%) Kentico
4 11 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.53%) Jetty
6 9 (2.27%) JBoss
7 7 (1.77%) NServiceBus
8 5 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.26%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.01%) Apache
10 3 (0.76%) IIS
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.76%) WordPress
11 2 (0.51%) Confluence
11 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.51%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (2.78%) MS Office
2 6 (1.52%) Mingle
3 4 (1.01%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Endur
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.76%) SaaS
4 3 (0.76%) GitHub
5 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.25%) Force.com
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.25%) Office 365
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.32%) HTTP
2 10 (2.53%) Internet
3 3 (0.76%) NFC
3 3 (0.76%) AMQP
4 2 (0.51%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.10%) MongoDB
3 29 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 18 (4.55%) Big Data
5 18 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 14 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.53%) HBase
8 10 (2.53%) Neo4j
9 9 (2.27%) MySQL
10 8 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.77%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.01%) Redis
14 4 (1.01%) Impala
15 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 75 (18.94%) Cucumber
2 70 (17.68%) Git (software)
3 62 (15.66%) Selenium
4 57 (14.39%) SpecFlow
5 53 (13.38%) Jasmine
6 52 (13.13%) Jenkins
7 43 (10.86%) WebDriver
8 41 (10.35%) Subversion
9 33 (8.33%) Maven
9 33 (8.33%) JUnit
10 27 (6.82%) JIRA
10 27 (6.82%) TeamCity
11 22 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
12 20 (5.05%) NUnit
13 18 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (4.29%) Mockito
15 14 (3.54%) RSpec
16 12 (3.03%) WATIR
17 11 (2.78%) JMeter
17 11 (2.78%) Capybara
General
1 103 (26.01%) Finance
2 40 (10.10%) Banking
3 21 (5.30%) Front Office
4 15 (3.79%) Retail
5 11 (2.78%) Games
6 8 (2.02%) Back Office
6 8 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.77%) Publishing
8 5 (1.26%) Advertising
9 4 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.51%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 279 (70.45%) Developer
2 74 (18.69%) Java Developer
3 67 (16.92%) Senior Developer
4 64 (16.16%) C# Developer
5 51 (12.88%) .NET Developer
6 34 (8.59%) Senior C# Developer
7 24 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
8 23 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.56%) Architect
10 20 (5.05%) Tester
10 20 (5.05%) Lead Developer
11 17 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (4.04%) Analyst
13 15 (3.79%) Full Stack Developer
14 14 (3.54%) AWS Developer
15 13 (3.28%) Scala Developer
16 9 (2.27%) Automation Tester
16 9 (2.27%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (35.86%) HTML
2 130 (32.83%) .NET
3 95 (23.99%) AngularJS
4 88 (22.22%) HTML5
5 81 (20.45%) Web Services
6 78 (19.70%) CSS
7 70 (17.68%) REST
8 66 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 59 (14.90%) Spring
9 59 (14.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 57 (14.39%) RESTful
10 57 (14.39%) jQuery
11 42 (10.61%) CSS3
12 40 (10.10%) Hibernate
13 39 (9.85%) .NET Framework
14 34 (8.59%) SOAP
15 30 (7.58%) J2EE
16 29 (7.32%) Backbone.js
17 27 (6.82%) WCF
18 26 (6.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 25 (6.31%) Derivative
3 19 (4.80%) User Experience
4 17 (4.29%) Equity Derivative
5 10 (2.53%) Equities
6 9 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.02%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.76%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.51%) Clustering
11 2 (0.51%) Replication
11 2 (0.51%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.51%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.57%) Linux
1 26 (6.57%) UNIX
2 20 (5.05%) Android
3 19 (4.80%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.28%) Mac OS X
5 10 (2.53%) Windows
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) MVS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (87.12%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (81.57%) TDD
3 151 (38.13%) Scrum
4 105 (26.52%) MVC
5 95 (23.99%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (19.19%) OO
7 52 (13.13%) Software Engineering
8 43 (10.86%) E-Commerce
8 43 (10.86%) Test Automation
9 40 (10.10%) Pair Programming
10 36 (9.09%) Kanban
11 35 (8.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 34 (8.59%) Mentoring
12 34 (8.59%) Multithreading
13 33 (8.33%) SOA
13 33 (8.33%) DevOps
14 30 (7.58%) Unit Testing
15 29 (7.32%) Automated Testing
16 24 (6.06%) SDLC
16 24 (6.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 165 (41.67%) C#
2 160 (40.40%) Java
2 160 (40.40%) JavaScript
3 50 (12.63%) Ruby
4 46 (11.62%) SQL
5 40 (10.10%) Scala
6 24 (6.06%) Python
7 20 (5.05%) PHP
7 20 (5.05%) Groovy
8 5 (1.26%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.01%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.01%) C
9 4 (1.01%) Go
10 3 (0.76%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.76%) Clojure
10 3 (0.76%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.51%) VBA
11 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (3.28%) Degree
2 12 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) ISEB
4 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.37%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Basel III
3 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (2.78%) Docker
2 7 (1.77%) HDFS
3 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.01%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.01%) GridGain
4 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (3.79%) Puppet
2 11 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.53%) Ansible
4 7 (1.77%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.26%) Mesos
6 4 (1.01%) Oozie
7 2 (0.51%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.51%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.25%) Graphite
8 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (5.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.28%) Sitecore
3 11 (2.78%) Bloomberg
3 11 (2.78%) EPiServer
4 9 (2.27%) Oracle
5 8 (2.02%) Coverity
6 7 (1.77%) IBM
7 6 (1.52%) SOASTA, Inc
7 6 (1.52%) Twitter
8 5 (1.26%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.01%) Zend
9 4 (1.01%) VMware
10 3 (0.76%) Reuters
10 3 (0.76%) Google
10 3 (0.76%) Sencha
11 2 (0.51%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.51%) hybris
11 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.25%) HP
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