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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
London / Croydon
Rank 21 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing BDD 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.29% 1.47% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 1.63% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
177 245 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 85.10% 89.74% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 208 70
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) RESTful
5 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
5 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) Pair Programming
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) Kanban
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
9 4 (17.39%) Spring
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) CSS
9 4 (17.39%) OO
9 4 (17.39%) QA
9 4 (17.39%) GitHub
9 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 4 (17.39%) Gradle
9 4 (17.39%) User Stories
9 4 (17.39%) Docker
10 3 (13.04%) DevOps
10 3 (13.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.04%) User Experience
10 3 (13.04%) Grunt
10 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design

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 3 (13.04%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
2 4 (17.39%) Gradle
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Grunt
3 3 (13.04%) gulp
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (13.04%) Protractor
4 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
4 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) NUnit
4 2 (8.70%) RSpec
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) Bower
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Angular Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Developer in Test
4 3 (13.04%) Scala Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Web Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) RESTful
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) REST
4 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) Spring
5 3 (13.04%) CSS3
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
5 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Apache CXF
6 2 (8.70%) jBPM
6 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) Pair Programming
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) User Stories
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Service Design
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Microservices
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) Scala
3 1 (4.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) SDET
3 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft