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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 107 110 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing BDD 35 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.12% 1.18% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.51% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 26
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - -
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
2372 2447 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.95% 77.76% 72.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1471 884
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 151 125
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.61 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Cambridgeshire +8 17 £375 +3.44% 6
Hertfordshire -5 8 £500 +25.00% 21
Norfolk +8 5 £300 -
Suffolk - 3 £350 - 1
Essex -3 2 £480 +12.94% 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 61 (87.14%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (67.14%) TDD
3 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 34 (48.57%) HTML
5 27 (38.57%) Scrum
6 25 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (34.29%) Java
8 22 (31.43%) CSS
8 22 (31.43%) Selenium
9 19 (27.14%) C#
9 19 (27.14%) HTML5
10 17 (24.29%) QA
11 16 (22.86%) jQuery
11 16 (22.86%) .NET
12 15 (21.43%) JIRA
12 15 (21.43%) Kanban
13 14 (20.00%) User Stories
14 13 (18.57%) SQL
14 13 (18.57%) OO
14 13 (18.57%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (18.57%) Maven
14 13 (18.57%) MVC
14 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
15 12 (17.14%) XML
16 11 (15.71%) Performance Testing
17 10 (14.29%) Cucumber
17 10 (14.29%) RESTful
17 10 (14.29%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (5.71%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.71%) Node.js
1 4 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Magento
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) DB2
4 3 (4.29%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 22 (31.43%) Selenium
3 15 (21.43%) JIRA
4 13 (18.57%) Maven
5 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
6 10 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 9 (12.86%) Mercurial
7 9 (12.86%) JMeter
7 9 (12.86%) Subversion
8 7 (10.00%) JBehave
8 7 (10.00%) WebDriver
8 7 (10.00%) Appium
9 5 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (5.71%) JUnit
10 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.71%) SpecFlow
11 3 (4.29%) PHPUnit
12 2 (2.86%) Mockito
12 2 (2.86%) AccuRev
12 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Legal
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Automotive
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Automation Tester
5 6 (8.57%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Tester
6 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Test Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.29%) QA Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (48.57%) HTML
2 22 (31.43%) CSS
3 19 (27.14%) HTML5
4 16 (22.86%) jQuery
4 16 (22.86%) .NET
5 12 (17.14%) XML
6 10 (14.29%) Web Services
6 10 (14.29%) RESTful
6 10 (14.29%) REST
6 10 (14.29%) CSS3
7 8 (11.43%) SOAP
8 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.14%) J2EE
9 5 (7.14%) Backbone.js
10 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.71%) Spring
10 4 (5.71%) OAuth
11 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) DTV
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) UNIX
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Solaris
2 4 (5.71%) Linux
3 3 (4.29%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (87.14%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (67.14%) TDD
3 27 (38.57%) Scrum
4 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (21.43%) Kanban
6 14 (20.00%) User Stories
7 13 (18.57%) MVC
7 13 (18.57%) OO
7 13 (18.57%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (15.71%) Performance Testing
9 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
10 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.43%) Information Management
11 8 (11.43%) B2C
12 7 (10.00%) Change Management
12 7 (10.00%) Web Development
12 7 (10.00%) DevOps
13 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
13 6 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (34.29%) Java
3 19 (27.14%) C#
4 13 (18.57%) SQL
5 7 (10.00%) Ruby
6 4 (5.71%) Groovy
6 4 (5.71%) Scala
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.43%) VB6
9 1 (1.43%) XAML
9 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Nagios
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.86%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
1 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.86%) logstash
1 2 (2.86%) Graphite
1 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Adobe
1 4 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) SAP
2 2 (2.86%) HP
2 2 (2.86%) Google
2 2 (2.86%) Coverity
3 1 (1.43%) Twitter
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Welwyn
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago