The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 20 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.61% 6.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 8.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £459 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
101 149 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 81.45% 75.63% 65.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 84
Median daily rate £425 £413 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -4.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich 0 2 £459 +8.00% 2
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for BDD.

1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (75.00%) API Design
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) SSL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) API Design
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat