The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 22 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.36% 0.80% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 0.97% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £575 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
105 103 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 82.68% 82.40% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 56 99
Median daily rate £425 £405 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +26.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
3 2 (50.00%) Gerrit
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Mockito
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN