The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 26 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.80% - 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
BDD
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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
130 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.91% 54.90% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 44 28
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) JBoss
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Gerrit
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) nginx
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Java EE
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Google
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) LAMP
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) MVC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Mule ESB
3 1 (16.67%) Mule
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
2 2 (33.33%) PhantomJS
3 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Behat
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vCloud
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SaltStack