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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 114 113 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs citing BDD 27 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 0.93% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.23% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 34
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£375 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
- +4.52%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Norfolk -4 8 £333 -4.85%
Hertfordshire -2 7 £413 +3.12% 6
Essex -2 5 £400 -5.88% 4
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £375 -11.76% 5
Suffolk - 2 £350 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 59 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (55.22%) TDD
3 29 (43.28%) C#
4 24 (35.82%) Selenium
5 23 (34.33%) Scrum
6 21 (31.34%) HTML
6 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
6 21 (31.34%) .NET
7 20 (29.85%) QA
8 19 (28.36%) Java
9 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
10 17 (25.37%) JIRA
11 15 (22.39%) WebDriver
12 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
12 14 (20.90%) User Stories
13 13 (19.40%) HTML5
13 13 (19.40%) SpecFlow
13 13 (19.40%) CSS
14 12 (17.91%) Kanban
15 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
16 10 (14.93%) MVC
16 10 (14.93%) Maven
16 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (13.43%) Requirements Analysis
17 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
17 9 (13.43%) OO
17 9 (13.43%) Web Services
18 8 (11.94%) XML
18 8 (11.94%) MS Excel

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (4.48%) Node.js
3 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) DB2
4 1 (1.49%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Selenium
2 17 (25.37%) JIRA
3 15 (22.39%) WebDriver
4 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
5 13 (19.40%) SpecFlow
6 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
7 10 (14.93%) Maven
8 8 (11.94%) Cucumber
9 6 (8.96%) Subversion
10 5 (7.46%) JMeter
10 5 (7.46%) Appium
11 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
11 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
12 3 (4.48%) Mercurial
12 3 (4.48%) JBehave
13 2 (2.99%) AccuRev
13 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (2.99%) TestNG
13 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Legal
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.96%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.97%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (5.97%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Tester
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) HTML
1 21 (31.34%) .NET
2 13 (19.40%) CSS
2 13 (19.40%) HTML5
3 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
3 9 (13.43%) Web Services
4 8 (11.94%) XML
4 8 (11.94%) REST
5 7 (10.45%) jQuery
5 7 (10.45%) SOAP
6 6 (8.96%) RESTful
6 6 (8.96%) CSS3
7 4 (5.97%) Backbone.js
7 4 (5.97%) J2EE
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.48%) XSLT
9 2 (2.99%) Spring
9 2 (2.99%) Ajax
9 2 (2.99%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Android
2 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.48%) UNIX
3 2 (2.99%) Solaris
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (55.22%) TDD
3 23 (34.33%) Scrum
4 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
6 14 (20.90%) User Stories
7 12 (17.91%) Kanban
8 10 (14.93%) MVC
9 9 (13.43%) OO
9 9 (13.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (11.94%) Information Management
10 8 (11.94%) B2C
11 7 (10.45%) Change Management
11 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
11 7 (10.45%) Performance Testing
12 6 (8.96%) Web Development
12 6 (8.96%) Use Case
12 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.46%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) C#
2 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.36%) Java
4 8 (11.94%) Ruby
5 7 (10.45%) SQL
6 2 (2.99%) Python
6 2 (2.99%) Groovy
6 2 (2.99%) Scala
6 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.49%) VB6
7 1 (1.49%) XAML
7 1 (1.49%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Adobe
2 4 (5.97%) IBM
3 2 (2.99%) HP
3 2 (2.99%) Coverity
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter
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