The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 15 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 6.19% 3.65% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 4.52% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
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£333 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -
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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 Norwich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 155 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 81.42% 80.73% 66.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 99 51
Average daily rate £325 £320 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Average hourly rate £24.32 £26.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +74.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) Kanban
4 5 (55.56%) User Stories
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) REST
5 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (44.44%) JIRA
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Maven
5 4 (44.44%) SOAP
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) Subversion
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) Groovy
7 2 (22.22%) Android
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation

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Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) User Stories
4 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Content Management
7 1 (11.11%) Web Design
7 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
2 2 (22.22%) Groovy
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Coverity
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft