The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 59 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Contract jobs citing BDD 727 794 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.18% 3.46% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 4.39% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 634 470
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18011 18102 18653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 79.00% 78.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12843 12763 12895
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 282
Average hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.30 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.30 £50.00 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in London

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in London

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in London

BDD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the London region.

BDD Hourly Rate Trend in London

BDD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +1 203 £450 - 81
Paddington - 9 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 5 £335 +55.81% 1
Twickenham - 4 £450 -
Canary Wharf -10 3 £422 -26.53%
Croydon - 3 £438 -
Docklands, London - 2 £420 -
Bromley - 2 £525 -
Hounslow - 2 £470 -
Sidcup - 2 £400 - 2
Southwark +2 1 £325 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1211 (83.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1173 (80.62%) TDD
3 611 (41.99%) Scrum
4 587 (40.34%) Java
5 536 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 468 (32.16%) HTML
7 386 (26.53%) C#
8 357 (24.54%) CSS
9 335 (23.02%) OO
10 331 (22.75%) .NET
11 325 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
12 321 (22.06%) MVC
13 314 (21.58%) AngularJS
14 308 (21.17%) Cucumber
15 300 (20.62%) HTML5
16 285 (19.59%) Web Services
17 276 (18.97%) Git (software)
18 257 (17.66%) Finance
19 251 (17.25%) RESTful
20 243 (16.70%) Selenium
21 241 (16.56%) Ruby
21 241 (16.56%) CSS3
22 218 (14.98%) REST
23 212 (14.57%) Kanban
23 212 (14.57%) SQL
24 207 (14.23%) Spring
25 205 (14.09%) QA
26 192 (13.20%) E-Commerce
27 183 (12.58%) jQuery
28 174 (11.96%) Pair Programming

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 168 (11.55%) Node.js
2 65 (4.47%) CMS
3 51 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 43 (2.96%) Apache
5 36 (2.47%) Confluence
6 33 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 28 (1.92%) Umbraco
9 27 (1.86%) JBoss
10 22 (1.51%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.44%) Kentico
12 16 (1.10%) IIS
13 15 (1.03%) MQSeries
14 14 (0.96%) Drupal
14 14 (0.96%) Apache Spark
15 13 (0.89%) Jetty
16 11 (0.76%) nginx
16 11 (0.76%) SharePoint
17 9 (0.62%) Alfresco
17 9 (0.62%) Mule
Applications
1 18 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.76%) MS Office
3 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.41%) Mingle
5 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) Endur
1 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.21%) Magento
3 2 (0.14%) Summit
4 1 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.069%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.069%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 107 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.44%) GitHub
4 20 (1.37%) SaaS
5 16 (1.10%) Heroku
6 15 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.27%) Engine Yard
12 3 (0.21%) Force.com
12 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.14%) Office 365
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (5.91%) HTTP
2 35 (2.41%) Internet
3 10 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (0.55%) VPN
5 7 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.48%) Firewall
6 5 (0.34%) NFC
6 5 (0.34%) AMQP
7 4 (0.27%) DMZ
8 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.14%) UPnP
9 2 (0.14%) SNA
10 1 (0.069%) Intranet
10 1 (0.069%) LDAP
10 1 (0.069%) FTP
10 1 (0.069%) DSL
10 1 (0.069%) DVB
10 1 (0.069%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (10.72%) SQL Server
2 154 (10.58%) MongoDB
3 132 (9.07%) NoSQL
4 96 (6.60%) Relational Database
5 68 (4.67%) MySQL
6 55 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (3.51%) Hadoop
8 49 (3.37%) Redis
9 48 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 45 (3.09%) Big Data
11 31 (2.13%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (1.58%) Neo4j
14 19 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 18 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (1.24%) Oracle Database
16 17 (1.17%) HBase
17 15 (1.03%) Impala
18 13 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
19 10 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 308 (21.17%) Cucumber
2 276 (18.97%) Git (software)
3 243 (16.70%) Selenium
4 163 (11.20%) Jenkins
5 139 (9.55%) Subversion
6 121 (8.32%) WebDriver
7 118 (8.11%) SpecFlow
8 116 (7.97%) Maven
9 109 (7.49%) JIRA
10 106 (7.29%) Jasmine
11 97 (6.67%) JUnit
12 60 (4.12%) Mockito
13 59 (4.05%) RSpec
14 57 (3.92%) NUnit
15 55 (3.78%) Grunt
16 52 (3.57%) TeamCity
17 49 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
18 43 (2.96%) JMeter
19 36 (2.47%) Capybara
20 33 (2.27%) JBehave
General
1 257 (17.66%) Finance
2 99 (6.80%) Banking
3 47 (3.23%) Retail
4 42 (2.89%) Games
5 38 (2.61%) Publishing
6 31 (2.13%) Front Office
7 30 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.37%) Marketing
9 19 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.17%) Back Office
11 14 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.62%) Advertising
13 8 (0.55%) Electronics
14 4 (0.27%) Automotive
14 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.21%) Legal
15 3 (0.21%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 957 (65.77%) Developer
2 249 (17.11%) Java Developer
3 169 (11.62%) Senior Developer
4 137 (9.42%) .NET Developer
5 117 (8.04%) Analyst
6 110 (7.56%) C# Developer
7 90 (6.19%) JavaScript Developer
8 82 (5.64%) Tester
9 62 (4.26%) Test Analyst
10 58 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
11 57 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
11 57 (3.92%) Architect
12 50 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
13 48 (3.30%) Automation Tester
14 44 (3.02%) Scala Developer
15 43 (2.96%) Business Analyst
16 40 (2.75%) AWS Developer
17 38 (2.61%) PHP Developer
18 35 (2.41%) Agile Java Developer
19 33 (2.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (32.16%) HTML
2 357 (24.54%) CSS
3 331 (22.75%) .NET
4 314 (21.58%) AngularJS
5 300 (20.62%) HTML5
6 285 (19.59%) Web Services
7 251 (17.25%) RESTful
8 241 (16.56%) CSS3
9 218 (14.98%) REST
10 207 (14.23%) Spring
11 183 (12.58%) jQuery
12 161 (11.07%) ASP.NET
13 126 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 116 (7.97%) XML
15 112 (7.70%) JSON
16 109 (7.49%) Backbone.js
17 101 (6.94%) Hibernate
17 101 (6.94%) SOAP
18 95 (6.53%) .NET Framework
19 92 (6.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.39%) User Experience
2 72 (4.95%) Mobile App
3 29 (1.99%) Digital Media
3 29 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (1.79%) Derivative
5 24 (1.65%) iPhone
6 21 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (1.24%) Market Risk
8 18 (1.24%) iPad
8 18 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
11 13 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 13 (0.89%) Equities
12 11 (0.76%) Wiki
12 11 (0.76%) Animation
13 9 (0.62%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 162 (11.13%) Linux
2 101 (6.94%) UNIX
3 84 (5.77%) Apple iOS
4 79 (5.43%) Android
5 48 (3.30%) Windows
6 39 (2.68%) Mac OS X
7 19 (1.31%) CentOS
8 7 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.48%) AIX
9 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.069%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.069%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.069%) Solaris
13 1 (0.069%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1211 (83.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1173 (80.62%) TDD
3 611 (41.99%) Scrum
4 335 (23.02%) OO
5 325 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
6 321 (22.06%) MVC
7 212 (14.57%) Kanban
8 192 (13.20%) E-Commerce
9 174 (11.96%) Pair Programming
10 150 (10.31%) Test Automation
11 124 (8.52%) Software Engineering
12 112 (7.70%) Responsive Web Design
13 110 (7.56%) DevOps
14 108 (7.42%) Unit Testing
15 103 (7.08%) SDLC
16 95 (6.53%) OOP
17 93 (6.39%) Open Source
18 88 (6.05%) SOA
19 84 (5.77%) Automated Testing
20 83 (5.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 587 (40.34%) Java
2 536 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 386 (26.53%) C#
4 241 (16.56%) Ruby
5 212 (14.57%) SQL
6 134 (9.21%) Scala
7 119 (8.18%) PHP
8 77 (5.29%) Python
9 67 (4.60%) Groovy
10 31 (2.13%) Objective-C
11 26 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.58%) C++
13 20 (1.37%) T-SQL
14 17 (1.17%) Perl
15 16 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 13 (0.89%) Clojure
16 13 (0.89%) C
17 9 (0.62%) Go
17 9 (0.62%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.62%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 47 (3.23%) Degree
2 41 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.24%) ISEB
5 12 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.069%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (14.09%) QA
2 5 (0.34%) WAI
3 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.14%) Basel III
3 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.069%) HL7
4 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.069%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (2.27%) Docker
2 16 (1.10%) Apache Flume
3 14 (0.96%) HDFS
4 13 (0.89%) Varnish
5 10 (0.69%) GridGain
6 7 (0.48%) vCloud
6 7 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.069%) XenApp
7 1 (0.069%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.069%) vSphere
7 1 (0.069%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.069%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.069%) Xen
7 1 (0.069%) KVM
Systems Management
1 58 (3.99%) Puppet
2 32 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (2.06%) Ansible
4 22 (1.51%) Salt
5 20 (1.37%) Vagrant
6 13 (0.89%) Oozie
7 10 (0.69%) Rundeck
8 7 (0.48%) Apache Shiro
9 6 (0.41%) Kibana
9 6 (0.41%) Mesos
10 5 (0.34%) logstash
10 5 (0.34%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.27%) Graphite
12 3 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.21%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.14%) Nagios
13 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
14 1 (0.069%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 100 (6.87%) Microsoft
2 56 (3.85%) Oracle
3 42 (2.89%) Sitecore
4 24 (1.65%) Red Hat
5 23 (1.58%) EPiServer
6 21 (1.44%) Google
7 20 (1.37%) IBM
8 18 (1.24%) Apple
9 15 (1.03%) Zend
10 12 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 12 (0.82%) VMware
11 11 (0.76%) Adobe
12 10 (0.69%) hybris
13 9 (0.62%) Rackspace
13 9 (0.62%) SaltStack
14 8 (0.55%) Xamarin
14 8 (0.55%) Coverity
15 7 (0.48%) Bloomberg
15 7 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.48%) Facebook
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