The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 24 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.06% 2.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
East of 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 Norfolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
115 125 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 61.17% 69.44% 71.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 80 68
Average daily rate £350 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% -27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.67 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £26.21 £23.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Norwich +6 1 - - 3
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) XHTML
2 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) Ajax
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 6 (60.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) CruiseControl
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) XHTML
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) Ajax
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 6 (60.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Apple