The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 26 25
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.57% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
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- £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
131 174 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 74.01% 75.98% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 105 73
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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