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 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 21 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 26 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.45% 2.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.83% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Median daily rate £494 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
240 126 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 87.27% 91.30% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 71 48
Median daily rate £418 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £27.78 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.80% +63.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (81.25%) TDD
3 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
4 16 (50.00%) Scrum
5 14 (43.75%) Java
5 14 (43.75%) User Stories
6 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
8 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (25.00%) OO
8 8 (25.00%) Project Management
8 8 (25.00%) SDLC
9 7 (21.88%) API Development
9 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (21.88%) CSS
9 7 (21.88%) HTML
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
10 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
10 6 (18.75%) Information Security
10 6 (18.75%) JIRA
10 6 (18.75%) Data Integration
10 6 (18.75%) Open Source
11 5 (15.63%) RESTful
11 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (15.63%) Ember.js
11 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js

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 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) QlikView
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) DbUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) jMock
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) Mockito
4 2 (6.25%) NUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.13%) Protractor
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) 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%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Node.js Developer
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%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
4 5 (15.63%) Ember.js
4 5 (15.63%) Node.js
4 5 (15.63%) REST
4 5 (15.63%) RESTful
5 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) J2EE
6 3 (9.38%) Kafka
6 3 (9.38%) React
6 3 (9.38%) SOAP
6 3 (9.38%) Spring
7 2 (6.25%) .NET
7 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
7 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 26 (81.25%) TDD
3 16 (50.00%) 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%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.50%) Coaching
10 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
11 3 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (9.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) ES6
4 4 (12.50%) Scala
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) Go
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Zend