The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 67 68 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing BDD 17 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.34% 1.28% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.79% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 12
Average daily rate
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£390 £408 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £324 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
923 894 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.79% 71.29% 72.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 482 547
Average daily rate £375 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BDD
South East

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

BDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

BDD Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Woking +3 4 £375 -
Cobham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Redhill - - - - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 43 (82.69%) Scrum
2 32 (61.54%) REST
3 29 (55.77%) C#
4 28 (53.85%) SOAP
4 28 (53.85%) Web Services
4 28 (53.85%) ISEB
4 28 (53.85%) QA
4 28 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (51.92%) Automated Testing
5 27 (51.92%) XML
5 27 (51.92%) Visual Studio
5 27 (51.92%) .NET
6 26 (50.00%) WCF
7 25 (48.08%) SQL
8 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
8 24 (46.15%) Software Testing
9 23 (44.23%) WPF
10 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (21.15%) UML
11 11 (21.15%) Content Management
11 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
11 11 (21.15%) Office 365
11 11 (21.15%) User Stories
12 9 (17.31%) DevOps
13 8 (15.38%) Publishing
14 7 (13.46%) TDD
14 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
15 6 (11.54%) Linux
15 6 (11.54%) PHP
16 5 (9.62%) C

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 4 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (5.77%) PBX
2 3 (5.77%) VoIP
3 2 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (51.92%) Visual Studio
3 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
4 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.62%) Selenium
5 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) PHPUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Hudson
5 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.85%) JUnit
6 2 (3.85%) JMeter
6 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (15.38%) Publishing
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) Analyst
2 25 (48.08%) Test Analyst
3 19 (36.54%) Test Engineer
4 16 (30.77%) Business Analyst
4 16 (30.77%) QA Analyst
5 11 (21.15%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) UML Business Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Developer
7 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Automation Test Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Trainer
10 1 (1.92%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Technical Business Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Test Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) REST
2 28 (53.85%) SOAP
2 28 (53.85%) Web Services
3 27 (51.92%) XML
3 27 (51.92%) .NET
4 26 (50.00%) WCF
5 23 (44.23%) WPF
6 4 (7.69%) Zend Framework
6 4 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (3.85%) JSON
8 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (82.69%) Scrum
2 27 (51.92%) Automated Testing
3 24 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.15%) UML
5 11 (21.15%) Content Management
5 11 (21.15%) User Stories
6 9 (17.31%) DevOps
7 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.69%) Kanban
10 3 (5.77%) Usability Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Functional Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Regression Testing
11 2 (3.85%) MVC
11 2 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
12 1 (1.92%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C#
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) PHP
4 5 (9.62%) C
4 5 (9.62%) C++
5 4 (7.69%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (53.85%) ISEB
2 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Zend
2 1 (1.92%) Mercator