The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hove region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove - - 8.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hove region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hove
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 76.00% 54.17% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 18
Average daily rate £350 £380 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.40 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Hove

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Hove

BDD
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA