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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 25 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.70% 2.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
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£325 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
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 - - -
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
184 120 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 68.15% 66.30% 67.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 82 68
Average daily rate £320 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £23.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.66% -36.93%
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 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 20 August 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 -10 8 £350 +75.00% 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) Visual Studio
2 11 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) OO
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) jQuery
4 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
5 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
6 7 (53.85%) MVC
7 6 (46.15%) OOP
7 6 (46.15%) CSS
7 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
7 6 (46.15%) QA
7 6 (46.15%) Selenium
7 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
8 5 (38.46%) CSS3
8 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (38.46%) HTML5
8 5 (38.46%) Ajax
8 5 (38.46%) XHTML
9 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 4 (30.77%) User Stories
10 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
10 3 (23.08%) MS Excel

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Visual Studio
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
3 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (15.38%) Xcode
4 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) WatiN
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
2 9 (69.23%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) XHTML
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) CSS3
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (15.38%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) iPhone
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) OO
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) User Stories
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 3 (23.08%) OOD
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
8 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 1 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
9 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.69%) Web Development
9 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Apple