The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicestershire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 4.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 187 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 62.46% 75.71% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 92 57
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Leicester - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - - 1
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript