The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.42% 3.72% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 4.58% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £388 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 240 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 80.07% 81.08% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 142 135
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Kent

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for BDD.

1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) TDD
3 15 (78.95%) jQuery
3 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) CSS
3 15 (78.95%) MVC
3 15 (78.95%) C#
3 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (78.95%) HTML5
3 15 (78.95%) CSS3
3 15 (78.95%) AngularJS
3 15 (78.95%) SignalR
3 15 (78.95%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (78.95%) SDLC
3 15 (78.95%) SOLID
4 13 (68.42%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
8 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) Finance

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (5.26%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) .NET Developer
1 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 15 (78.95%) C# .NET Developer
1 15 (78.95%) C# Developer
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
1 15 (78.95%) Senior .NET Developer
1 15 (78.95%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 15 (78.95%) Senior C# Developer
1 15 (78.95%) Senior Developer
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) AngularJS
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) CSS3
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) HTML5
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
2 15 (78.95%) SignalR
3 13 (68.42%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.26%) Java EE
6 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) TDD
2 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 15 (78.95%) SDLC
2 15 (78.95%) SOLID
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft