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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - - 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
23 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 88.46% 48.28% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 15
Average daily rate £313 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.83% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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