The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 of England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 117 86 133
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +47
Contract jobs citing BDD 20 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 1.70% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.42% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £207 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2072 1652 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.25% 70.36% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 874 901
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 143 215
Average hourly rate £28.83 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
BDD
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 10 £350 +75.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -10 9 £425 +9.67% 3
Essex - 1 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 4
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 32 (80.00%) TDD
2 23 (57.50%) Selenium
3 22 (55.00%) C#
4 21 (52.50%) OO
5 20 (50.00%) .NET
5 20 (50.00%) Scrum
6 19 (47.50%) Web Services
7 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 16 (40.00%) HTML
9 14 (35.00%) jQuery
10 13 (32.50%) Java
10 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
10 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
11 12 (30.00%) CSS
11 12 (30.00%) QA
11 12 (30.00%) MVC
12 11 (27.50%) SpecFlow
13 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
13 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
13 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
13 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 9 (22.50%) JUnit
14 9 (22.50%) Kanban
14 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
15 8 (20.00%) Ajax
15 8 (20.00%) Apache
16 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
16 7 (17.50%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 8 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
2 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) IPv4
2 2 (5.00%) IPv6
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
1 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.00%) Big Data
3 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (57.50%) Selenium
2 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
3 11 (27.50%) SpecFlow
4 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
4 9 (22.50%) JUnit
5 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
6 6 (15.00%) FitNesse
6 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (15.00%) Maven
7 4 (10.00%) MSTest
7 4 (10.00%) NUnit
7 4 (10.00%) Subversion
7 4 (10.00%) RSpec
7 4 (10.00%) Ant
7 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.50%) IntelliJ
8 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (7.50%) Mockito
9 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (47.50%) Web Services
3 16 (40.00%) HTML
4 14 (35.00%) jQuery
5 12 (30.00%) CSS
6 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (20.00%) Ajax
8 7 (17.50%) HTML5
9 6 (15.00%) REST
9 6 (15.00%) CSS3
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (15.00%) SOAP
10 4 (10.00%) Spring
10 4 (10.00%) XHTML
10 4 (10.00%) Dojo
10 4 (10.00%) JSP
10 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (7.50%) WPF
11 3 (7.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) GIS
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) TDD
2 21 (52.50%) OO
3 20 (50.00%) Scrum
4 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 12 (30.00%) MVC
7 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (22.50%) Kanban
9 7 (17.50%) OOP
10 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
11 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 4 (10.00%) Manual Testing
12 4 (10.00%) User Stories
13 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
13 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
13 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) C++
4 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.50%) Groovy
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Apple
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago