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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
276 226 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 73.80% 76.61% 73.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 82 113
Average daily rate £325 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 17
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £37.80 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) NUnit
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) MSBuild
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) QA
6 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 2 (28.57%) JMeter
6 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (14.29%) CSS3
7 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 1 (14.29%) NBehave
7 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (14.29%) CSS
7 1 (14.29%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) MSBuild
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) NBehave
4 1 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (14.29%) Moq
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft