The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.16% 2.30% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 3.03% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 20
Average daily rate
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£369 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
BDD
South East

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
1122 1024 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.43% 75.96% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 632 511
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 62
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £11.25 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £45.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 +1 5 £450 +24.13%
Dorking -3 5 £275 -24.13% 1
Guildford -15 1 £330 -2.22%
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Godalming - - - -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Scrum
3 14 (40.00%) PHP
3 14 (40.00%) Selenium
4 13 (37.14%) REST
4 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 12 (34.29%) CSS
5 12 (34.29%) MVC
5 12 (34.29%) TDD
6 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) HTML
6 11 (31.43%) Web Services
6 11 (31.43%) QA
7 10 (28.57%) jQuery
7 10 (28.57%) Open Source
7 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 9 (25.71%) XML
8 9 (25.71%) C#
8 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
8 9 (25.71%) PHPUnit
8 9 (25.71%) Zend
9 8 (22.86%) HTML5
9 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
9 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
9 8 (22.86%) ISEB
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) MySQL
10 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 7 (20.00%) CSS3

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (17.14%) CMS
2 5 (14.29%) Node.js
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (11.43%) PBX
1 4 (11.43%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Selenium
2 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 9 (25.71%) PHPUnit
3 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
4 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (14.29%) JIRA
5 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 4 (11.43%) Mercurial
6 4 (11.43%) Hudson
6 4 (11.43%) JMeter
7 3 (8.57%) JUnit
8 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.86%) NUnit
9 1 (2.86%) Maven
9 1 (2.86%) RSpec
9 1 (2.86%) Mockito
9 1 (2.86%) MSTest
9 1 (2.86%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (17.14%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) PHP Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
7 5 (14.29%) Tester
7 5 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
9 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Lead Tester
9 2 (5.71%) UAT Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Test Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) REST
2 12 (34.29%) CSS
3 11 (31.43%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) Web Services
4 10 (28.57%) jQuery
5 9 (25.71%) XML
6 8 (22.86%) HTML5
7 7 (20.00%) CSS3
7 7 (20.00%) Zend Framework
8 6 (17.14%) .NET
8 6 (17.14%) SOAP
9 4 (11.43%) WCF
10 3 (8.57%) JSON
10 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.57%) WPF
11 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
11 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.86%) Ajax
11 1 (2.86%) Spring
11 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Open Source
2 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Scrum
3 12 (34.29%) MVC
3 12 (34.29%) TDD
4 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Kanban
7 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.14%) User Stories
7 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) OO
8 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Usability Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) PHP
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) Perl
5 5 (14.29%) Ruby
6 4 (11.43%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) C
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Zend
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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