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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.33% 2.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
239 124 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 93.00% 89.21% 66.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 108 53
Average daily rate £413 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) Scala
6 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 4 (30.77%) Node.js
7 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) Go
7 3 (23.08%) Protractor
7 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) PHP
8 2 (15.38%) Apache
8 2 (15.38%) Python
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) JUnit
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Protractor
3 2 (15.38%) Bower
3 2 (15.38%) Gerrit
3 2 (15.38%) Grunt
3 2 (15.38%) gulp
3 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) JMeter
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Angular Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
1 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (15.38%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Drools
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Sass
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Minimum Viable Product
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
7 1 (7.69%) API Design
7 1 (7.69%) API Development
7 1 (7.69%) API Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.69%) CQRS
7 1 (7.69%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Scala
4 3 (23.08%) Go
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Zend