The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.08%
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 Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 60.00% 60.19% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 30
Average daily rate £375 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £675 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Average hourly rate £70.00 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Wiki
1 5 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Ember.js
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Redis
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (80.00%) Node.js
1 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (80.00%) Redis
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Programmer
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (80.00%) CSS3
1 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (80.00%) Ember.js
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Wiki
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#