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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.98% 11.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 12.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 0
Median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
231 154 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.51% 91.12% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 107 113
Median daily rate £475 £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 9 (37.50%) RESTful
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (33.33%) OO
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) Cucumber
7 6 (25.00%) User Stories
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 5 (20.83%) Kanban
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) Docker
8 5 (20.83%) REST
9 4 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
9 4 (16.67%) Kafka
9 4 (16.67%) HTML5
9 4 (16.67%) React
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) API Development
9 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (16.67%) Node.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 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) QlikView
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) Grunt
4 3 (12.50%) gulp
4 3 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 3 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (12.50%) Protractor
5 2 (8.33%) Gradle
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
5 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 2 (8.33%) NUnit
5 2 (8.33%) Selenium
6 1 (4.17%) DbUnit
6 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.17%) jMock
6 1 (4.17%) Mockito
6 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Coach
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) RESTful
2 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) REST
5 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 4 (16.67%) Ember.js
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) Kafka
5 4 (16.67%) Node.js
5 4 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (16.67%) React
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
6 3 (12.50%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 2 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) OO
5 6 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 6 (25.00%) User Stories
6 5 (20.83%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) API Development
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) Information Security
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) SDLC
9 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.33%) MVC
9 2 (8.33%) Open Source
9 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) ES6
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.17%) VMware