The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 11 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 Middlesex 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.24% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 163 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 80.72% 69.66% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 101 82
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.03 £27.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
BDD
South East

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

BDD
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) LAMP
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Symfony
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
3 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior PHP Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
1 5 (83.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA