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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 3.53% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 4.39% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 11
Median daily rate £363 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £352 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
199 228 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 81.89% 80.57% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 154
Median daily rate £375 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £16.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £37.50 £38.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) SignalR
1 6 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
1 6 (100.00%) SOLID
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) SignalR
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
1 6 (100.00%) SOLID
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft