The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -
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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 St Albans region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
13 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 46.43% 72.00% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 12
Average daily rate £450 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

BDD
Top 13 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java