The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / Surrey
Rank 56 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.41% 1.46% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 1.81% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 13
Median daily rate £424 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £345 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £460 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
757 992 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.35% 80.72% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 674 659
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 66 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £22.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Woking +2 12 £450 -
Guildford -1 1 £575 +15.00% 3
Staines - 1 £375 -
Camberley - 1 £473 - 2
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for BDD.

1 55 (91.67%) TDD
2 54 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (85.00%) C#
4 35 (58.33%) Kanban
5 33 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (55.00%) Git (software)
6 32 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (51.67%) .NET
8 29 (48.33%) RESTful
9 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (43.33%) Web Services
11 25 (41.67%) jQuery
11 25 (41.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 24 (40.00%) Grunt
12 24 (40.00%) Node.js
12 24 (40.00%) CSS
13 23 (38.33%) Web Development
13 23 (38.33%) React
14 22 (36.67%) Bower
14 22 (36.67%) KnockoutJS
14 22 (36.67%) Sass
15 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
15 20 (33.33%) Selenium
15 20 (33.33%) LESS
15 20 (33.33%) CSS3
16 18 (30.00%) SQL
17 17 (28.33%) NuGet
18 16 (26.67%) SpecFlow
19 14 (23.33%) SOAP
19 14 (23.33%) XML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.67%) Drupal
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Asana
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 32 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (41.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 24 (40.00%) Grunt
5 22 (36.67%) Bower
6 20 (33.33%) Selenium
7 17 (28.33%) NuGet
8 16 (26.67%) SpecFlow
9 14 (23.33%) NUnit
10 12 (20.00%) WebDriver
11 9 (15.00%) MSTest
12 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
12 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
12 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
12 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
13 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
14 1 (1.67%) Ant
14 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
14 1 (1.67%) JSHint
14 1 (1.67%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (11.67%) Publishing
2 2 (3.33%) Advertising
2 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (63.33%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 13 (21.67%) Web Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) Test Analyst
6 10 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (11.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (10.00%) Test Engineer
10 5 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (8.33%) Agile Developer
10 5 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (6.67%) Angular Developer
11 4 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (51.67%) .NET
2 29 (48.33%) RESTful
3 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (43.33%) Web Services
5 25 (41.67%) jQuery
6 24 (40.00%) CSS
6 24 (40.00%) Node.js
7 23 (38.33%) React
8 22 (36.67%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (36.67%) Sass
9 20 (33.33%) CSS3
9 20 (33.33%) LESS
10 14 (23.33%) SOAP
10 14 (23.33%) XML
11 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
13 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (8.33%) REST
15 4 (6.67%) .NET Core
15 4 (6.67%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (91.67%) TDD
2 54 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (58.33%) Kanban
4 33 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (38.33%) Web Development
6 12 (20.00%) Scrum
7 10 (16.67%) MVC
7 10 (16.67%) MVVM
7 10 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.67%) DevOps
10 4 (6.67%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (5.00%) Microservices
11 3 (5.00%) Process Improvement
11 3 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) C#
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
3 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (11.67%) Java
7 4 (6.67%) Python
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) ISEB
1 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) VMware
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
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