The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 36 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.16% 1.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
- +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
246 301 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 71.51% 81.79% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 162 57
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Automotive
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) SysML
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SysML
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft