The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Sussex 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 36 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.33% 3.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 4.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 211 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 65.57% 74.82% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 124 152
Average daily rate £358 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.36 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.56% +2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.96 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.75 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
BDD
South East

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 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
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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 +4 1 £375 +7.14% 2
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (36.36%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
7 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (9.09%) RSpec
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Ember.js
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) Haml
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) Flash
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Capistrano