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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 37 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 11 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.00% 7.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 8.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 0
Median daily rate £525 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
245 160 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 89.09% 84.66% 89.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 110 111
Median daily rate £419 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) TDD
3 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (47.06%) Scrum
5 14 (41.18%) User Stories
6 13 (38.24%) Java
6 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
7 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
10 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
10 9 (26.47%) OO
11 8 (23.53%) CSS
11 8 (23.53%) HTML
11 8 (23.53%) Project Management
11 8 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
11 8 (23.53%) SDLC
12 7 (20.59%) API Development
12 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (20.59%) REST
12 7 (20.59%) RESTful
12 7 (20.59%) JIRA
13 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
13 6 (17.65%) Information Security
13 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
13 6 (17.65%) Web Services
13 6 (17.65%) Open Source
13 6 (17.65%) Data Integration
13 6 (17.65%) 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 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) GitHub
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) QlikView
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) JIRA
3 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.82%) JUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Maven
5 2 (5.88%) DbUnit
5 2 (5.88%) Gradle
5 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.88%) jMock
5 2 (5.88%) Mockito
5 2 (5.88%) NUnit
5 2 (5.88%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.94%) Ant
6 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.94%) Grunt
6 1 (2.94%) gulp
6 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Angular Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Developer in Test
6 1 (2.94%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
2 8 (23.53%) CSS
2 8 (23.53%) HTML
3 7 (20.59%) REST
3 7 (20.59%) RESTful
4 6 (17.65%) Backbone.js
4 6 (17.65%) Ember.js
4 6 (17.65%) Web Services
5 5 (14.71%) Node.js
6 4 (11.76%) Kafka
6 4 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (11.76%) React
6 4 (11.76%) Spring
7 3 (8.82%) Apache Camel
7 3 (8.82%) HTML5
7 3 (8.82%) SOAP
7 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.88%) J2EE
8 2 (5.88%) PowerMock
8 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Data Integration
3 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (11.76%) User Experience
5 2 (5.88%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) TDD
3 16 (47.06%) Scrum
4 14 (41.18%) User Stories
5 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 9 (26.47%) OO
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (23.53%) Project Management
7 8 (23.53%) SDLC
8 7 (20.59%) API Development
8 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
9 6 (17.65%) Information Security
9 6 (17.65%) Open Source
9 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
10 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.76%) Coaching
11 4 (11.76%) Kanban
12 3 (8.82%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) ES6
4 4 (11.76%) Scala
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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