The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 67 96 156
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +60
Contract jobs citing BDD 216 194 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.79% 2.06% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.58% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 135 79
Median daily rate £425 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
BDD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6201 7507 7562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.12% 79.65% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3674 4426 4223
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 312 288
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

BDD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the South East region.

BDD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BDD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 45 £450 +20.00% 14
Surrey +38 40 £418 +4.04% 10
Berkshire +30 38 £420 +16.66% 7
Oxfordshire -3 38 £450 -5.26% 5
West Sussex +9 21 £500 -4.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 13 £300 -29.41% 5
East Sussex +3 10 £363 -27.50% 2
Sussex +3 5 £350 -30.00%
Kent -6 2 £363 +8.20% 7
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for BDD.

1 324 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (70.54%) TDD
3 192 (49.61%) Java
4 140 (36.18%) Scrum
5 139 (35.92%) Selenium
6 137 (35.40%) C#
7 100 (25.84%) JavaScript
8 98 (25.32%) .NET
9 94 (24.29%) Git (software)
10 91 (23.51%) Continuous Integration
11 89 (23.00%) Web Services
12 86 (22.22%) Cucumber
13 79 (20.41%) Kanban
14 70 (18.09%) CSS
14 70 (18.09%) HTML
14 70 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 70 (18.09%) REST
15 69 (17.83%) Spring
16 64 (16.54%) RESTful
16 64 (16.54%) WebDriver
17 63 (16.28%) XML
18 60 (15.50%) User Stories
19 58 (14.99%) JIRA
20 57 (14.73%) SQL
21 56 (14.47%) QA
21 56 (14.47%) Jenkins
22 53 (13.70%) Node.js
22 53 (13.70%) AngularJS
23 52 (13.44%) SpecFlow
23 52 (13.44%) Web Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (9.30%) Tomcat
2 25 (6.46%) Confluence
3 24 (6.20%) JBoss
4 23 (5.94%) WebSphere
5 18 (4.65%) Apache Spark
5 18 (4.65%) WebLogic
6 17 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (4.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.84%) Apache
9 9 (2.33%) IIS
10 8 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.81%) CMS
11 7 (1.81%) GemFire
12 6 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (1.29%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.78%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.52%) Drupal
16 1 (0.26%) Documentum
16 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.88%) Amazon S3
3 15 (3.88%) Amazon SQS
3 15 (3.88%) GitHub
4 12 (3.10%) PaaS
5 6 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.03%) Google Play
6 4 (1.03%) Heroku
7 3 (0.78%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.52%) SaaS
9 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.10%) HTTP
2 3 (0.78%) Ethernet
2 3 (0.78%) Internet
2 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.52%) WebEx
4 1 (0.26%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.72%) MongoDB
1 26 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 18 (4.65%) HBase
4 17 (4.39%) Big Data
4 17 (4.39%) Hadoop
5 14 (3.62%) Apache Hive
6 12 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.81%) MySQL
11 6 (1.55%) OLTP
11 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 139 (35.92%) Selenium
2 94 (24.29%) Git (software)
3 86 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 70 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 64 (16.54%) WebDriver
6 58 (14.99%) JIRA
7 56 (14.47%) Jenkins
8 52 (13.44%) SpecFlow
9 42 (10.85%) JUnit
10 29 (7.49%) Grunt
10 29 (7.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (6.72%) Bower
12 25 (6.46%) Gradle
13 22 (5.68%) Maven
13 22 (5.68%) SoapUI
14 21 (5.43%) Subversion
15 19 (4.91%) JMeter
16 18 (4.65%) NuGet
17 17 (4.39%) NUnit
18 15 (3.88%) Protractor
General
1 34 (8.79%) Finance
2 24 (6.20%) Publishing
3 15 (3.88%) Retail
4 4 (1.03%) Advertising
4 4 (1.03%) Legal
4 4 (1.03%) Marketing
4 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.78%) Electronics
5 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.78%) Military
6 2 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 209 (54.01%) Developer
2 71 (18.35%) Java Developer
3 63 (16.28%) Analyst
4 49 (12.66%) Tester
5 42 (10.85%) Test Analyst
6 40 (10.34%) Automation Tester
7 39 (10.08%) C# Developer
8 35 (9.04%) .NET Developer
9 32 (8.27%) Automation Test Analyst
10 30 (7.75%) Senior Developer
11 28 (7.24%) Agile Developer
12 26 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (6.46%) Developer in Test
14 23 (5.94%) Software Engineer
15 22 (5.68%) Test Engineer
16 21 (5.43%) Agile Java Developer
16 21 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
17 19 (4.91%) Java Engineer
18 17 (4.39%) Angular Developer
18 17 (4.39%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (25.32%) .NET
2 89 (23.00%) Web Services
3 70 (18.09%) CSS
3 70 (18.09%) HTML
3 70 (18.09%) REST
4 69 (17.83%) Spring
5 64 (16.54%) RESTful
6 63 (16.28%) XML
7 53 (13.70%) AngularJS
7 53 (13.70%) Node.js
8 43 (11.11%) JSON
9 42 (10.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 42 (10.85%) React
10 41 (10.59%) HTML5
11 39 (10.08%) CSS3
12 34 (8.79%) jQuery
13 31 (8.01%) ASP.NET
14 30 (7.75%) Gherkin
15 28 (7.24%) KnockoutJS
16 27 (6.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.13%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.33%) User Experience
4 7 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.29%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.29%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.29%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.78%) IVR
7 3 (0.78%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.52%) Replication
8 2 (0.52%) W3C
9 1 (0.26%) Animation
9 1 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.26%) iPad
9 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.59%) Linux
2 16 (4.13%) Unix
3 15 (3.88%) Android
3 15 (3.88%) Windows
4 9 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (70.54%) TDD
3 140 (36.18%) Scrum
4 91 (23.51%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (20.41%) Kanban
6 60 (15.50%) User Stories
7 52 (13.44%) Web Development
8 46 (11.89%) Automated Testing
9 45 (11.63%) MVC
10 43 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 43 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 41 (10.59%) Unit Testing
12 37 (9.56%) Test Scripting
13 33 (8.53%) Defect Tracking
14 32 (8.27%) Software Testing
15 31 (8.01%) Software Engineering
16 30 (7.75%) Test Strategy
17 29 (7.49%) OO
17 29 (7.49%) Open Source
18 25 (6.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 192 (49.61%) Java
2 137 (35.40%) C#
3 100 (25.84%) JavaScript
4 57 (14.73%) SQL
5 40 (10.34%) Scala
6 35 (9.04%) Python
7 31 (8.01%) Ruby
8 26 (6.72%) F#
9 18 (4.65%) C++
9 18 (4.65%) Groovy
10 14 (3.62%) PHP
11 13 (3.36%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.55%) VBScript
15 3 (0.78%) C
15 3 (0.78%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.52%) Go
16 2 (0.52%) Perl
16 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.53%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.24%) ISEB
4 27 (6.98%) Degree
5 13 (3.36%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.29%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (14.47%) QA
2 13 (3.36%) SDET
3 6 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.78%) WAI
4 3 (0.78%) WCAG
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (2.84%) Docker
2 7 (1.81%) HDFS
3 5 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.52%) Ansible
2 2 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (8.79%) Oracle
2 33 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.07%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.55%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (1.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.55%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.29%) Splunk
5 5 (1.29%) Talend
5 5 (1.29%) VMware
6 4 (1.03%) HP
7 3 (0.78%) Avaya
7 3 (0.78%) IBM
7 3 (0.78%) SAP
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco
8 2 (0.52%) hybris
9 1 (0.26%) Apple
9 1 (0.26%) ATG
9 1 (0.26%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.26%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.26%) Hortonworks
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