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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 18 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 24 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.33% 1.07% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.96% 1.32% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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
241 302 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 83.68% 80.53% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 233 179
Median daily rate £403 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 34
Median hourly rate £22.59 £18.68 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -6.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.15 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

BDD
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Brighton +17 15 £475 +31.03% 1
Lewes - 3 £400 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Sussex region with a requirement for BDD.

1 46 (85.19%) TDD
2 43 (79.63%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (61.11%) Java
4 24 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 24 (44.44%) Spring
5 23 (42.59%) Scrum
6 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
7 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (29.63%) Selenium
8 16 (29.63%) Cucumber
9 15 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 15 (27.78%) User Stories
9 15 (27.78%) C#
9 15 (27.78%) .NET
9 15 (27.78%) Web Services
9 15 (27.78%) Finance
9 15 (27.78%) QA
10 14 (25.93%) NoSQL
10 14 (25.93%) Unit Testing
10 14 (25.93%) WebDriver
10 14 (25.93%) React
11 13 (24.07%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Compatibility Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Kanban
11 13 (24.07%) SoapUI
11 13 (24.07%) REST
11 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
11 13 (24.07%) Functional Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (22.22%) Confluence
1 12 (22.22%) IIS
2 9 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Cucumber
1 16 (29.63%) Selenium
2 14 (25.93%) WebDriver
3 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
3 13 (24.07%) JIRA
3 13 (24.07%) JMeter
3 13 (24.07%) SoapUI
4 12 (22.22%) Ant
4 12 (22.22%) Gradle
4 12 (22.22%) Hudson
4 12 (22.22%) jMock
4 12 (22.22%) JUnit
4 12 (22.22%) Maven
5 4 (7.41%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.85%) MSTest
7 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 23 (42.59%) Java Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Analyst
4 13 (24.07%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (22.22%) Test Analyst
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Developer
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (14.81%) Test Engineer
8 7 (12.96%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Angular Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Developer in Test
8 7 (12.96%) Java Analyst Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Java Engineer
8 7 (12.96%) Senior Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Test Automation Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (11.11%) QA Engineer
9 6 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
10 5 (9.26%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) Hibernate
1 24 (44.44%) Spring
2 15 (27.78%) .NET
2 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 15 (27.78%) Web Services
3 14 (25.93%) React
4 13 (24.07%) REST
5 12 (22.22%) Ajax
5 12 (22.22%) Java EE
5 12 (22.22%) JMS
5 12 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (20.37%) CSS
6 11 (20.37%) HTML
7 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 6 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (9.26%) Node.js
9 3 (5.56%) jQuery
9 3 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) TDD
2 43 (79.63%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (42.59%) Scrum
4 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (27.78%) User Stories
6 14 (25.93%) Unit Testing
7 13 (24.07%) Compatibility Testing
7 13 (24.07%) Functional Testing
7 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
7 13 (24.07%) Kanban
7 13 (24.07%) Regression Testing
7 13 (24.07%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
9 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 8 (14.81%) MVC
11 7 (12.96%) Pair Programming
12 5 (9.26%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.78%) C#
4 12 (22.22%) Groovy
5 7 (12.96%) Scala
6 2 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 2 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
1 12 (22.22%) ISEB
1 12 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Atlassian
1 12 (22.22%) Rally