The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 59 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 74 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.01% 1.27% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 1.65% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 32
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1961 2182 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.78% 76.97% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 1254 1493
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 166 146
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

BDD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +22 27 £475 +52.00% 13
Bedfordshire - 23 £483 - 10
Cambridgeshire +14 11 £413 -1.19% 8
Essex +12 10 £475 -1.04% 3
Norfolk 0 3 £375 +15.38% 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for BDD.

1 104 (93.69%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (72.97%) TDD
3 64 (57.66%) Java
4 49 (44.14%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (38.74%) Cucumber
6 42 (37.84%) Scrum
7 41 (36.94%) Selenium
7 41 (36.94%) QA
7 41 (36.94%) Jenkins
8 39 (35.14%) C#
9 36 (32.43%) Test Automation
10 35 (31.53%) JIRA
11 32 (28.83%) Git (software)
12 31 (27.93%) JUnit
12 31 (27.93%) ATDD
13 29 (26.13%) HTML
13 29 (26.13%) Maven
14 28 (25.23%) SoapUI
15 27 (24.32%) WebDriver
15 27 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (21.62%) SpecFlow
16 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
16 24 (21.62%) TeamCity
17 23 (20.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (20.72%) Spring
18 22 (19.82%) JBehave
19 21 (18.92%) SDET
20 20 (18.02%) Ruby
21 19 (17.12%) OO
21 19 (17.12%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (9.91%) Confluence
2 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.80%) Apache
4 2 (1.80%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.70%) Magento
2 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
1 3 (2.70%) LDAP
1 3 (2.70%) SSL
1 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) AMQP
3 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.21%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.70%) DB2
5 3 (2.70%) MySQL
6 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.80%) Redis
6 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.90%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.90%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.90%) Riak
Development Applications
1 43 (38.74%) Cucumber
2 41 (36.94%) Jenkins
2 41 (36.94%) Selenium
3 35 (31.53%) JIRA
4 32 (28.83%) Git (software)
5 31 (27.93%) JUnit
6 29 (26.13%) Maven
7 28 (25.23%) SoapUI
8 27 (24.32%) WebDriver
9 24 (21.62%) SpecFlow
9 24 (21.62%) TeamCity
10 23 (20.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (19.82%) JBehave
12 16 (14.41%) JMeter
13 14 (12.61%) Ant
14 12 (10.81%) TestNG
15 11 (9.91%) Appium
16 9 (8.11%) NUnit
17 8 (7.21%) Mercurial
18 7 (6.31%) Mockito
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 13 (11.71%) Retail
3 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Games
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (38.74%) Developer
2 27 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.41%) Analyst
4 15 (13.51%) Tester
5 14 (12.61%) Automation Tester
6 12 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Test Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Test Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Agile Developer
8 9 (8.11%) C# Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Lead Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (6.31%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Developer in Test
10 7 (6.31%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) HTML
2 23 (20.72%) Spring
3 18 (16.22%) Gherkin
4 17 (15.32%) HTML5
5 16 (14.41%) RESTful
6 11 (9.91%) CSS
6 11 (9.91%) jQuery
7 10 (9.01%) .NET
7 10 (9.01%) REST
7 10 (9.01%) Web Services
8 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
8 9 (8.11%) SOAP
8 9 (8.11%) XML
9 7 (6.31%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.50%) JPA
10 5 (4.50%) JSON
10 5 (4.50%) XML Schema
11 4 (3.60%) CSS3
11 4 (3.60%) Silverlight
11 4 (3.60%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.50%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.50%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (0.90%) Android
2 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (93.69%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (72.97%) TDD
3 49 (44.14%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (37.84%) Scrum
5 36 (32.43%) Test Automation
6 31 (27.93%) ATDD
7 27 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (17.12%) DevOps
8 19 (17.12%) E-Commerce
8 19 (17.12%) OO
9 18 (16.22%) Kanban
10 15 (13.51%) Automation Testing
10 15 (13.51%) Open Source
10 15 (13.51%) Test Scripting
11 14 (12.61%) Feature Driven Development
12 13 (11.71%) Automated Testing
12 13 (11.71%) MVC
12 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
13 12 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (10.81%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (57.66%) Java
2 39 (35.14%) C#
3 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.02%) Ruby
5 17 (15.32%) Python
5 17 (15.32%) SQL
6 12 (10.81%) Perl
7 6 (5.41%) PHP
7 6 (5.41%) Scala
8 5 (4.50%) Groovy
9 4 (3.60%) Clojure
9 4 (3.60%) Go
9 4 (3.60%) Rust
10 3 (2.70%) Haskell
11 2 (1.80%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.90%) C++
12 1 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.70%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (36.94%) QA
2 21 (18.92%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Ansible
1 5 (4.50%) Puppet
2 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Oracle
2 7 (6.31%) Atlassian
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.41%) SAP
4 5 (4.50%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.60%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Infor
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.80%) Zend
7 1 (0.90%) CA
7 1 (0.90%) Google
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