The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing BDD 19 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.09% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.84% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 8
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£400 £413 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £300 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £474 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
BDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1309 1185 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 75.10% 74.62% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 606 447
Average daily rate £385 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £202 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 84 65
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +8.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.81 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the East Midlands region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

BDD
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 11 £390 - 1
Northamptonshire -12 4 £425 - 4
Derbyshire +4 2 £400 +33.33% 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £353 - 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (82.22%) TDD
3 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 21 (46.67%) Scrum
5 20 (44.44%) Java
6 18 (40.00%) Calabash
7 17 (37.78%) JUnit
8 12 (26.67%) Android Development
8 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (26.67%) Android
8 12 (26.67%) Apple iOS
9 11 (24.44%) iOS Development
9 11 (24.44%) Android Studio
9 11 (24.44%) Finance
10 10 (22.22%) Objective-C
10 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.00%) QA
11 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 8 (17.78%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (17.78%) Spring
12 8 (17.78%) MVC
12 8 (17.78%) MySQL
13 7 (15.56%) User Experience
13 7 (15.56%) RESTful
14 6 (13.33%) REST
14 6 (13.33%) .NET
14 6 (13.33%) C#
14 6 (13.33%) Spring MVC
15 5 (11.11%) Selenium
15 5 (11.11%) JSON

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 18 (40.00%) Calabash
3 17 (37.78%) JUnit
4 11 (24.44%) Android Studio
5 5 (11.11%) Selenium
5 5 (11.11%) Xcode
5 5 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.89%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.22%) Spock
8 1 (2.22%) Gradle
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Android Developer
3 11 (24.44%) iOS Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Test Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Information Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Quality Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.67%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Information Systems Manager
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Spring
2 7 (15.56%) RESTful
3 6 (13.33%) REST
3 6 (13.33%) .NET
3 6 (13.33%) Spring MVC
4 5 (11.11%) JSON
4 5 (11.11%) Web Services
5 4 (8.89%) J2EE
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.44%) React
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.44%) Java EE
7 1 (2.22%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) HTML
7 1 (2.22%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.56%) User Experience
3 5 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Android
1 12 (26.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (82.22%) TDD
3 21 (46.67%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) Android Development
4 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (24.44%) iOS Development
6 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.78%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (17.78%) MVC
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Quality Management
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.67%) OOP
9 3 (6.67%) OO
9 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.67%) OOD
9 3 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 6 (13.33%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) Apple Swift
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Apple
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) SAP