The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 45 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.31% 2.95% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 4.47% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
BDD
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 179 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 83.18% 66.05% 73.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 105 91
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.02 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.06% -4.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £11.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £142.50 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the East Sussex region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

BDD
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Brighton -13 1 - - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 3 (33.33%) TestNG
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) JPA
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 3 (33.33%) TestNG
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
4 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (11.11%) Mocha
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) RSpec
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) JPA
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter
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