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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 84 102 124
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +22
Contract jobs citing BDD 45 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.83% 1.27% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.65% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 13
Median daily rate £390 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £366 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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
1944 2127 2258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.86% 77.09% 75.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 1202 1258
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 159 155
Median hourly rate £27.38 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Norfolk +13 15 £390 - 2
Cambridgeshire +8 13 £375 -21.05% 3
Essex -8 8 £310 -22.50% 2
Hertfordshire +16 7 £475 +26.66% 6
Bedfordshire +4 1 £450 - 6
Suffolk - 1 £400 - 4
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 73 (89.02%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (56.10%) TDD
3 44 (53.66%) Java
4 34 (41.46%) Scrum
4 34 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (41.46%) Jenkins
5 31 (37.80%) Cucumber
6 30 (36.59%) Selenium
6 30 (36.59%) HTML
7 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
8 28 (34.15%) C#
8 28 (34.15%) Spring
8 28 (34.15%) RESTful
9 26 (31.71%) JUnit
10 24 (29.27%) OO
10 24 (29.27%) Maven
10 24 (29.27%) Git (software)
11 23 (28.05%) User Stories
11 23 (28.05%) SOLID
12 20 (24.39%) MVC
13 18 (21.95%) .NET
14 17 (20.73%) SQL
15 15 (18.29%) QA
15 15 (18.29%) WebDriver
16 14 (17.07%) Red Hat
17 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
17 13 (15.85%) NUnit
17 13 (15.85%) HTML5
17 13 (15.85%) Apache Camel
18 12 (14.63%) Apache ServiceMix

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 12 (14.63%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (6.10%) Confluence
2 5 (6.10%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.88%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.66%) Apache
4 3 (3.66%) Node.js
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) nginx
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Magento
2 3 (3.66%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) HTTP
1 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.10%) LDAP
2 5 (6.10%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) DB2
3 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.88%) Redis
4 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.66%) MySQL
5 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.66%) Riak
6 1 (1.22%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 34 (41.46%) Jenkins
2 31 (37.80%) Cucumber
3 30 (36.59%) Selenium
4 26 (31.71%) JUnit
5 24 (29.27%) Git (software)
5 24 (29.27%) Maven
6 15 (18.29%) WebDriver
7 13 (15.85%) NUnit
8 12 (14.63%) Subversion
9 11 (13.41%) Appium
10 10 (12.20%) JIRA
10 10 (12.20%) PHPUnit
11 9 (10.98%) SpecFlow
12 8 (9.76%) TeamCity
13 5 (6.10%) Mercurial
13 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (4.88%) RSpec
14 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
15 3 (3.66%) Moq
General
1 11 (13.41%) Retail
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Automotive
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.29%) Tester
4 12 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Automation Tester
6 9 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.98%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 9 (10.98%) Selenium Tester
7 8 (9.76%) Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Designer
8 7 (8.54%) Agile Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (4.88%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Test Specialist
11 4 (4.88%) Web Automation Tester
11 4 (4.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.59%) HTML
2 28 (34.15%) RESTful
2 28 (34.15%) Spring
3 18 (21.95%) .NET
4 13 (15.85%) Apache Camel
4 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
4 13 (15.85%) HTML5
5 12 (14.63%) REST
6 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
6 11 (13.41%) jQuery
6 11 (13.41%) XML
7 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (12.20%) Behat
7 10 (12.20%) Gherkin
8 9 (10.98%) CSS
9 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.32%) Ajax
10 6 (7.32%) SOAP
10 6 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Linux
1 8 (9.76%) Unix
2 1 (1.22%) Android
2 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.22%) CentOS
2 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (89.02%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (56.10%) TDD
3 34 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (41.46%) Scrum
4 24 (29.27%) OO
5 23 (28.05%) SOLID
5 23 (28.05%) User Stories
6 20 (24.39%) MVC
7 12 (14.63%) Automated Testing
7 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
8 11 (13.41%) API Design
8 11 (13.41%) API Development
9 10 (12.20%) Test Scripting
10 8 (9.76%) Coaching
10 8 (9.76%) Kanban
10 8 (9.76%) Re-Platforming
10 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.54%) Document Management
12 6 (7.32%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.66%) Java
2 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
3 28 (34.15%) C#
4 17 (20.73%) SQL
5 10 (12.20%) PHP
6 8 (9.76%) Ruby
7 6 (7.32%) Python
8 5 (6.10%) Scala
9 4 (4.88%) C++
10 3 (3.66%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (3.66%) Groovy
11 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.22%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.66%) ISEB
2 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.44%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Nagios
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Red Hat
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.10%) IBM
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.44%) Infor
6 2 (2.44%) SAP
6 2 (2.44%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.22%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.22%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.22%) New Relic
7 1 (1.22%) Xamarin
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago