The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 61 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.32% 74.39% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 30 66
Average daily rate £425 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Luton