The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing BDD 17 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.47% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 0.39% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
- +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
417 256 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 85.10% 74.42% 80.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 98 164
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Nottingham +4 17 £375 - 6
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 24 (82.76%) TDD
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (44.83%) .NET
5 12 (41.38%) C#
5 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
6 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 9 (31.03%) QA
8 8 (27.59%) Scrum
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
9 7 (24.14%) CSS
9 7 (24.14%) HTML5
9 7 (24.14%) CSS3
9 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
10 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
11 5 (17.24%) Selenium
11 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
11 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
11 5 (17.24%) SpecFlow
11 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (17.24%) DevOps
11 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
12 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
12 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
12 4 (13.79%) MVC
12 4 (13.79%) Calabash

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 3 (10.34%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Intranet
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
1 3 (10.34%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
1 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
1 5 (17.24%) SpecFlow
2 4 (13.79%) Calabash
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) Xcode
5 1 (3.45%) NUnit
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Quality Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Engineering Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Information Manager
4 3 (10.34%) QA Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Information Systems Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) HTML5
2 7 (24.14%) CSS3
2 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (13.79%) React
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) RESTful
7 1 (3.45%) WCF
7 1 (3.45%) WPF
7 1 (3.45%) WinForms
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) TDD
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
7 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
7 4 (13.79%) MVC
8 3 (10.34%) CRM
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Web Development
9 2 (6.90%) SOA
9 2 (6.90%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Apple
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle