The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 33 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 15 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.43% 4.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 5.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
243 150 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.04% 85.23% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 95 60
Median daily rate £410 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for BDD.

1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) TDD
3 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 15 (46.88%) Scrum
5 14 (43.75%) User Stories
6 13 (40.63%) Java
7 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
10 8 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (25.00%) OO
10 8 (25.00%) Project Management
10 8 (25.00%) SDLC
11 7 (21.88%) API Development
11 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (21.88%) JIRA
12 6 (18.75%) Information Security
12 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
12 6 (18.75%) Web Services
12 6 (18.75%) CSS
12 6 (18.75%) HTML
12 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js
12 6 (18.75%) REST
12 6 (18.75%) Data Integration
12 6 (18.75%) RESTful
12 6 (18.75%) Open Source
12 6 (18.75%) ES6

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) QlikView
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.38%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) DbUnit
5 2 (6.25%) jMock
5 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 2 (6.25%) Mockito
5 2 (6.25%) NUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.13%) Gradle
6 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js
2 6 (18.75%) CSS
2 6 (18.75%) Ember.js
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) REST
2 6 (18.75%) RESTful
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) Node.js
4 4 (12.50%) Kafka
4 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (12.50%) React
5 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
5 3 (9.38%) J2EE
5 3 (9.38%) SOAP
5 3 (9.38%) Spring
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) PowerMock
6 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Data Integration
3 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (12.50%) User Experience
5 2 (6.25%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) TDD
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 14 (43.75%) User Stories
5 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 8 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (25.00%) OO
6 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 8 (25.00%) SDLC
7 7 (21.88%) API Development
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 6 (18.75%) Information Security
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
9 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.50%) Coaching
11 3 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (9.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) ES6
4 4 (12.50%) Scala
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft