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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.65% 2.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
219 245 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.87% 80.33% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 126 42
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 52
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (66.67%) MSBuild
4 6 (66.67%) SpecFlow
4 6 (66.67%) ATDD
4 6 (66.67%) Open Source
4 6 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (66.67%) NCover
4 6 (66.67%) StyleCop
4 6 (66.67%) MSTest
4 6 (66.67%) NDepend
4 6 (66.67%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (66.67%) ReSharper
4 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) CRM
4 6 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (66.67%) NUnit
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (66.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 5 (55.56%) NuGet
5 5 (55.56%) Pair Programming
5 5 (55.56%) WCF
5 5 (55.56%) NHibernate
5 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) NUnit
1 6 (66.67%) ReSharper
1 6 (66.67%) NCover
1 6 (66.67%) StyleCop
1 6 (66.67%) MSTest
1 6 (66.67%) NDepend
1 6 (66.67%) MSBuild
1 6 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 5 (55.56%) NuGet
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Agile .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Architect
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 5 (55.56%) NHibernate
3 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) WF
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Open Source
1 6 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 6 (66.67%) ATDD
2 6 (66.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 5 (55.56%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CODA