The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -
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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 Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 208 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 68.52% 72.73% 77.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 98 104
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB