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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.29% 0.81% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.15% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 11
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£375 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1249 1046 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.72% 71.01% 74.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 556 566
Average daily rate £375 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 54 47
Average hourly rate £19.08 £17.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -52.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 - 18 £375 - 6
Derbyshire -5 4 £375 +17.18% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £300 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 35 (83.33%) TDD
2 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (38.10%) Scrum
4 16 (38.10%) .NET
5 15 (35.71%) C#
5 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
7 11 (26.19%) MVC
8 10 (23.81%) HTML
8 10 (23.81%) CSS
8 10 (23.81%) QA
8 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 9 (21.43%) HTML5
9 9 (21.43%) CSS3
9 9 (21.43%) Java
9 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
10 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 7 (16.67%) Selenium
11 7 (16.67%) Spring
12 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (14.29%) SpecFlow
12 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
12 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (14.29%) DevOps
13 5 (11.90%) User Stories

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Intranet
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
1 3 (7.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
3 6 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.90%) JUnit
5 4 (9.52%) Calabash
6 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.76%) Xcode
7 2 (4.76%) NUnit
7 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.38%) Gradle
8 1 (2.38%) Spock
8 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) iOS Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Information Systems Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Quality Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 9 (21.43%) HTML5
3 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 9 (21.43%) CSS3
4 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 7 (16.67%) Spring
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.90%) REST
7 5 (11.90%) Spring MVC
7 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 4 (9.52%) J2EE
8 4 (9.52%) JSON
8 4 (9.52%) RESTful
8 4 (9.52%) React
9 3 (7.14%) WCF
9 3 (7.14%) jQuery
10 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) TDD
2 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (38.10%) Scrum
5 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
6 11 (26.19%) MVC
7 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (14.29%) DevOps
8 5 (11.90%) User Stories
8 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
9 4 (9.52%) iOS Development
9 4 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (7.14%) Procedural Programming
10 3 (7.14%) Project Management
10 3 (7.14%) OOP
10 3 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) C#
1 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
3 4 (9.52%) Ruby
4 3 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.38%) VB6
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) hybris
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Apple
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