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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 1.98% 1.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£453 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.32%
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%
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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
163 85 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 80.69% 63.43% 64.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 56 26
Average daily rate £335 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £213 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 13
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £19.70 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £21.75 £23.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) Visual Studio
3 10 (76.92%) OO
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
4 9 (69.23%) jQuery
5 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
6 6 (46.15%) QA
6 6 (46.15%) Selenium
6 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
6 6 (46.15%) CSS
6 6 (46.15%) OOP
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (38.46%) XHTML
7 5 (38.46%) CSS3
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (38.46%) HTML5
7 5 (38.46%) Ajax
8 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 4 (30.77%) User Stories
8 4 (30.77%) OOD

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

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 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (7.69%) Xcode
5 1 (7.69%) WatiN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
3 9 (69.23%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) XHTML
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) CSS3
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 10 (76.92%) OO
4 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
5 6 (46.15%) OOP
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) OOD
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) User Stories
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
9 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCP
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
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