The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 60 73 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +28
Contract jobs citing BDD 37 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.48% 1.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 1.60% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 1
Average daily rate £360 £360 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £306
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +19.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1109 940 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 74.28% 73.27% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 467 639
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £560 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 69
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
BDD
South East

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Woking -4 18 £363 +5.83%
Guildford - 1 £330 - 1
Leatherhead - - - - 3
Redhill - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - - 1
Cobham - - - - 1
Dorking - - - - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (68.42%) Scrum
2 37 (64.91%) C#
3 32 (56.14%) .NET
4 28 (49.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (47.37%) WCF
5 27 (47.37%) Visual Studio
5 27 (47.37%) ISEB
6 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (43.86%) SOAP
7 25 (43.86%) Web Services
8 24 (42.11%) XML
9 22 (38.60%) QA
9 22 (38.60%) REST
10 21 (36.84%) Automated Testing
10 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
11 20 (35.09%) SQL
11 20 (35.09%) WPF
12 19 (33.33%) Software Testing
13 16 (28.07%) TDD
14 15 (26.32%) SpecFlow
15 11 (19.30%) UML
15 11 (19.30%) User Stories
16 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (17.54%) Content Management
17 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
17 7 (12.28%) Office 365
18 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
18 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
18 6 (10.53%) Back Office
18 6 (10.53%) SharePoint

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (49.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (47.37%) Visual Studio
3 15 (26.32%) SpecFlow
4 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.02%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.02%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.51%) RSpec
7 1 (1.75%) NUnit
7 1 (1.75%) MSTest
7 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 6 (10.53%) Back Office
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Publishing
3 2 (3.51%) Law
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Analyst
2 24 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 17 (29.82%) Test Engineer
4 15 (26.32%) QA Analyst
5 13 (22.81%) Business Analyst
6 8 (14.04%) Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Automated Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) UML Business Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.51%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (56.14%) .NET
2 27 (47.37%) WCF
3 25 (43.86%) SOAP
3 25 (43.86%) Web Services
4 24 (42.11%) XML
5 22 (38.60%) REST
6 20 (35.09%) WPF
7 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.51%) jQuery
9 2 (3.51%) CSS
9 2 (3.51%) HTML
10 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.75%) Yii
10 1 (1.75%) CSS3
10 1 (1.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.75%) HTML5
10 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.75%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) Scrum
2 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 19 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 16 (28.07%) TDD
6 11 (19.30%) UML
6 11 (19.30%) User Stories
7 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (17.54%) Content Management
8 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.02%) CRM
10 3 (5.26%) Automation Testing
11 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.51%) MVVM
11 2 (3.51%) Functional Testing
11 2 (3.51%) SOA
11 2 (3.51%) MVC
12 1 (1.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) C#
2 20 (35.09%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) C
3 6 (10.53%) C++
3 6 (10.53%) Java
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (38.60%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Telerik
2 1 (1.75%) Mercator
2 1 (1.75%) Zend