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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.43% 1.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£453 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
204 124 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 73.12% 67.39% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 75 64
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 18
Average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £19.80 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £22.78 £23.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 -7 4 £453 - 2
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 11 (73.33%) HTML
4 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
4 11 (73.33%) jQuery
5 10 (66.67%) OO
6 8 (53.33%) CSS
6 8 (53.33%) MVC
6 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (46.67%) Ajax
7 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (46.67%) HTML5
7 7 (46.67%) CSS3
7 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (46.67%) XHTML
8 6 (40.00%) OOP
8 6 (40.00%) SpecFlow
8 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (40.00%) QA
8 6 (40.00%) Selenium
8 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 4 (26.67%) OOD
9 4 (26.67%) JavaScript

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (6.67%) WatiN
5 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) Web Services
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
3 11 (73.33%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) Ajax
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 7 (46.67%) CSS3
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 7 (46.67%) XHTML
6 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) OO
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
5 6 (40.00%) OOP
6 4 (26.67%) OOD
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (13.33%) Web Development
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCP
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
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