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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 41 103 79
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -24
Contract jobs citing BDD 90 30 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.99% 1.15% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 1.50% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 21 32
Median daily rate £475 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +5.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 -
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -
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
1810 2001 2283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.23% 76.75% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1152 1471
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 198 145
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +33 51 £508 +45.00% 16
Cambridgeshire +5 15 £350 -17.64% 8
Bedfordshire - 11 £450 - 1
Essex +9 10 £505 -10.61% 3
Norfolk +3 2 £375 -9.09% 5
Suffolk - 1 £298 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 138 (96.50%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (79.02%) TDD
3 86 (60.14%) Java
4 62 (43.36%) Scrum
5 55 (38.46%) QA
5 55 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (37.76%) JIRA
7 52 (36.36%) Cucumber
7 52 (36.36%) Jenkins
8 46 (32.17%) Selenium
8 46 (32.17%) Git (software)
9 44 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 42 (29.37%) C#
11 41 (28.67%) ATDD
12 37 (25.87%) Maven
13 35 (24.48%) JUnit
14 34 (23.78%) Continuous Delivery
15 32 (22.38%) DevOps
15 32 (22.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 32 (22.38%) WebDriver
16 30 (20.98%) OO
16 30 (20.98%) SoapUI
17 29 (20.28%) Kanban
17 29 (20.28%) Spring
18 27 (18.88%) E-Commerce
18 27 (18.88%) HTML
19 26 (18.18%) JavaScript
19 26 (18.18%) JBehave
20 25 (17.48%) Ruby
21 24 (16.78%) TeamCity

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 16 (11.19%) Confluence
2 10 (6.99%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.90%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.80%) IIS
5 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.40%) AMQP
2 2 (1.40%) HTTP
2 2 (1.40%) LDAP
2 2 (1.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.19%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.99%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.99%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (6.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.80%) MySQL
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.70%) DB2
7 1 (0.70%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 54 (37.76%) JIRA
2 52 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 52 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 46 (32.17%) Git (software)
3 46 (32.17%) Selenium
4 37 (25.87%) Maven
5 35 (24.48%) JUnit
6 32 (22.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 32 (22.38%) WebDriver
7 30 (20.98%) SoapUI
8 26 (18.18%) JBehave
9 24 (16.78%) TeamCity
10 23 (16.08%) SpecFlow
11 22 (15.38%) Ant
12 15 (10.49%) JMeter
13 13 (9.09%) TestNG
14 12 (8.39%) Gradle
15 11 (7.69%) Appium
16 10 (6.99%) NUnit
17 9 (6.29%) JIRA Agile
General
1 21 (14.69%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Retail
3 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.10%) Electronics
4 3 (2.10%) Games
4 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Back Office
5 2 (1.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (48.25%) Developer
2 48 (33.57%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.69%) Agile Developer
4 20 (13.99%) Senior Developer
5 19 (13.29%) Analyst
6 18 (12.59%) Agile Java Developer
6 18 (12.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (11.19%) Test Engineer
8 15 (10.49%) Test Analyst
9 14 (9.79%) Test Automation Engineer
10 13 (9.09%) Automation Tester
10 13 (9.09%) Tester
11 12 (8.39%) C# Developer
11 12 (8.39%) Lead Developer
11 12 (8.39%) Senior Agile Developer
11 12 (8.39%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 11 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
13 10 (6.99%) Developer in Test
14 9 (6.29%) Scrum Master
15 8 (5.59%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.28%) Spring
2 27 (18.88%) HTML
3 24 (16.78%) Gherkin
4 22 (15.38%) RESTful
5 16 (11.19%) REST
6 15 (10.49%) CSS
7 14 (9.79%) HTML5
8 13 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 13 (9.09%) jQuery
9 12 (8.39%) XML
10 11 (7.69%) .NET
11 10 (6.99%) SOAP
11 10 (6.99%) Web Services
12 6 (4.20%) JPA
12 6 (4.20%) JSON
12 6 (4.20%) Node.js
12 6 (4.20%) XML Schema
13 5 (3.50%) .NET Framework
13 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET
13 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 13 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 7 (4.90%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.90%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.10%) Contactless
3 3 (2.10%) EMV
3 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.40%) FMCG
4 2 (1.40%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.40%) User Experience
5 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.70%) Unix
1 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (96.50%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (79.02%) TDD
3 62 (43.36%) Scrum
4 55 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 41 (28.67%) ATDD
7 34 (23.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (22.38%) DevOps
9 30 (20.98%) OO
10 29 (20.28%) Kanban
11 27 (18.88%) E-Commerce
12 21 (14.69%) Automation Testing
12 21 (14.69%) Software Engineering
13 17 (11.89%) Open Source
14 16 (11.19%) Feature Driven Development
15 15 (10.49%) Defect Management
15 15 (10.49%) Non-Functional Testing
16 14 (9.79%) Pair Programming
16 14 (9.79%) Regression Testing
16 14 (9.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (60.14%) Java
2 42 (29.37%) C#
3 26 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 25 (17.48%) Ruby
5 19 (13.29%) Python
6 13 (9.09%) Perl
6 13 (9.09%) SQL
7 11 (7.69%) Scala
8 10 (6.99%) Clojure
8 10 (6.99%) Go
8 10 (6.99%) Rust
9 6 (4.20%) Groovy
9 6 (4.20%) PHP
10 5 (3.50%) Haskell
11 4 (2.80%) F#
11 4 (2.80%) VBScript
12 2 (1.40%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (38.46%) QA
2 24 (16.78%) SDET
3 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (9.09%) Puppet
2 12 (8.39%) Ansible
2 12 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 7 (4.90%) Oracle
3 6 (4.20%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.50%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.40%) IBM
6 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.40%) Zend
7 1 (0.70%) CA
7 1 (0.70%) Google
7 1 (0.70%) hybris
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
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