The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 6 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 6.67% 2.00% 12.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 3.45% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£470 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - -
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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 Hounslow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 70.00% 58.00% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 36
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Animation
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Core Animation
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins

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Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 (33.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) CocoaPods
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Symfony
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Core Animation
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Zend