The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Norwich region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 24 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 4.55% 3.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 72 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 69.19% 66.06% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 53 47
Average daily rate £280 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £196 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.00 £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £17.40 £23.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
BDD
Norfolk

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 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) OOP
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) QA
4 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) SpecFlow
5 4 (40.00%) User Stories
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (20.00%) Xcode
4 1 (10.00%) WatiN
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 2 (20.00%) Cocoa
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPhone
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (80.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) OOP
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) OOD
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
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