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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 78 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 12 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.83% 1.87% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.53% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
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£375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £327 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1142 1069 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 78.70% 74.18% 72.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 562 450
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 53
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £15.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.70 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
Guildford - 4 £375 - 2
Woking -3 2 £314 -13.44% 2
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Horley - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) TDD
3 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) CSS
4 14 (48.28%) Scrum
5 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (37.93%) MVC
6 11 (37.93%) jQuery
6 11 (37.93%) HTML5
7 10 (34.48%) C#
7 10 (34.48%) .NET
8 9 (31.03%) SQL
8 9 (31.03%) OO
8 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
9 8 (27.59%) CSS3
9 8 (27.59%) Selenium
10 7 (24.14%) SpecFlow
10 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
10 7 (24.14%) ISEB
11 6 (20.69%) PHP
11 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
11 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
12 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
12 5 (17.24%) Java
12 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
12 5 (17.24%) QA
12 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
13 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (10.34%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) SpecFlow
3 4 (13.79%) NUnit
3 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
3 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.34%) PHPUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.34%) Grunt
5 2 (6.90%) MSTest
6 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (10.34%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) CSS
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) jQuery
2 11 (37.93%) HTML5
3 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 8 (27.59%) CSS3
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.79%) REST
7 4 (13.79%) Sass
8 3 (10.34%) Zend Framework
8 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) XML
9 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.45%) WCF
10 1 (3.45%) WPF
10 1 (3.45%) WinForms
10 1 (3.45%) Task Parallel Library
10 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Open Source
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) TDD
3 14 (48.28%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) MVC
5 9 (31.03%) OO
6 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
6 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) SOA
9 4 (13.79%) User Stories
10 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (10.34%) Kanban
10 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.34%) OOP
10 3 (10.34%) Test-First Development
11 2 (6.90%) Content Management
11 2 (6.90%) UML
11 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) PHP
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) Python
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) Zend
2 2 (6.90%) Cadence
Woking, Surrey
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