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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 69 73 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.61% 1.23% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.63% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 2
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£375 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £284 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - -
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
1097 981 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.71% 75.35% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 597 574
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 38
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.05 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Egham - 5 £375 - 1
Epsom - 1 £313 -
Guildford - 1 £400 - 1
Staines - 1 £375 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 September 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%) TDD
2 18 (62.07%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) .NET
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) MVC
5 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
6 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) CRM
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Analytics
8 5 (17.24%) WPF
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (17.24%) Feature Driven Development
8 5 (17.24%) MVVM
8 5 (17.24%) Node.js
8 5 (17.24%) Backbone.js
9 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (13.79%) Refactoring
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
10 3 (10.34%) C++
10 3 (10.34%) UML
10 3 (10.34%) Active Directory

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (17.24%) Node.js
2 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.34%) Log4Net
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.45%) Behat
5 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) WPF Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
3 7 (24.14%) CSS
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.24%) WPF
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (17.24%) Backbone.js
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) ELMAH
7 3 (10.34%) POCO
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.90%) HTML5
8 2 (6.90%) jQuery
8 2 (6.90%) Web Services
9 1 (3.45%) XML
9 1 (3.45%) ODBC
9 1 (3.45%) WinForms
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.45%) Java EE
9 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) TDD
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) MVC
5 5 (17.24%) CRM
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Feature Driven Development
5 5 (17.24%) MVVM
5 5 (17.24%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Refactoring
7 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) UML
7 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.90%) User Stories
8 2 (6.90%) OOP
8 2 (6.90%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) SAP