The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.90% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 127 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 77.73% 72.99% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 65 57
Average daily rate £350 £336 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £257 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 19
Average hourly rate £18.90 £165.00 £49.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.54% +234.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £73.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £165.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test-First Development
2 3 (60.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Cadence
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test-First Development
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cadence
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft