The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.53% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £306
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +19.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
259 173 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 79.45% 75.22% 67.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 44 82
Average daily rate £390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 50 16
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
BDD
West Midlands

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) Scala
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Test-First Development
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Spring
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) NHibernate

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Scala Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) WPF
2 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) Akka
2 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Test-First Development
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Scala
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) PHP