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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 17 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.41% 1.05% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.29% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 3
Average daily rate £394 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £280 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £410 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
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
968 1162 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.33% 81.37% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 647 541
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 16 36
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leatherhead - 3 £431 - 2
Woking +5 2 - - 1
Chertsey - 2 £345 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £375 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) TDD
2 24 (58.54%) Scrum
3 22 (53.66%) C#
4 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
5 15 (36.59%) Selenium
6 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
7 13 (31.71%) Functional Testing
8 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
9 11 (26.83%) SpecFlow
9 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (26.83%) QA
9 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
10 10 (24.39%) .NET
10 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
10 10 (24.39%) REST
11 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.95%) HTML
11 9 (21.95%) MVC
12 8 (19.51%) Java
12 8 (19.51%) SQL
12 8 (19.51%) CSS
13 7 (17.07%) CRM
13 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
14 6 (14.63%) Node.js
15 5 (12.20%) HTML5
15 5 (12.20%) OO
15 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
15 5 (12.20%) Linux

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (14.63%) Node.js
2 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.32%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) FTP
2 1 (2.44%) SSH
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.32%) VoltDB
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Selenium
2 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
4 11 (26.83%) SpecFlow
4 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.76%) JIRA
5 4 (9.76%) JUnit
5 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
5 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.32%) JBehave
6 3 (7.32%) JMeter
6 3 (7.32%) Maven
6 3 (7.32%) MSTest
7 2 (4.88%) TestNG
8 1 (2.44%) NUnit
8 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.44%) Subversion
8 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Consultant
2 11 (26.83%) Test Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Test Manager
5 6 (14.63%) Developer in Test
6 5 (12.20%) PHP Developer
6 5 (12.20%) QA Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (9.76%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum Master
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
1 10 (24.39%) REST
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 8 (19.51%) CSS
4 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.20%) HTML5
6 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
6 4 (9.76%) CSS3
6 4 (9.76%) Laravel
6 4 (9.76%) RESTful
6 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 4 (9.76%) XML
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.32%) Behat
7 3 (7.32%) Java EE
7 3 (7.32%) JSON
7 3 (7.32%) Sass
7 3 (7.32%) SOAP
7 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) Scrum
2 24 (58.54%) TDD
3 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
4 13 (31.71%) Functional Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.95%) MVC
7 7 (17.07%) CRM
8 5 (12.20%) OO
9 4 (9.76%) Analytics
9 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Load Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.76%) User Stories
10 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
10 3 (7.32%) Re-Platforming
10 3 (7.32%) SDLC
10 3 (7.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) C#
2 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) PHP
5 3 (7.32%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) C
7 1 (2.44%) Groovy
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Telerik
5 1 (2.44%) Rally
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