The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 84 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 11 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.68% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 0
Average daily rate £400 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £306
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +19.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1196 887 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.15% 68.71% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 441 439
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £11.85 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
BDD
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -13 5 £425 -15.00% 3
Leicestershire -15 2 £300 -58.62% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £280 -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (91.30%) TDD
2 13 (56.52%) E-Commerce
3 10 (43.48%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) Retail
3 10 (43.48%) Selenium
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
6 7 (30.43%) Open Source
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
6 7 (30.43%) jQuery
6 7 (30.43%) Test Management
7 6 (26.09%) Ruby
7 6 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) HTML5
7 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
8 5 (21.74%) NHibernate
8 5 (21.74%) Ajax
9 4 (17.39%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 4 (17.39%) Java

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
3 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
4 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.04%) ReSharper
4 3 (13.04%) NUnit
5 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Coach
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
1 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (30.43%) jQuery
3 6 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) NHibernate
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (17.39%) RESTful
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
6 3 (13.04%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) Spring
7 2 (8.70%) Flash
7 2 (8.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) TDD
2 13 (56.52%) E-Commerce
3 10 (43.48%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
6 7 (30.43%) Test Management
7 4 (17.39%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) Kanban
8 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
9 2 (8.70%) SOA
9 2 (8.70%) User Stories
9 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.70%) ATDD
10 1 (4.35%) OOP
10 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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