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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 70 77 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing BDD 20 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.50% 0.68% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.92% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £337 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
974 979 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.07% 73.78% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 610 457
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 48
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -50.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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
Woking +2 5 £450 +24.56%
Weybridge - 5 £425 -
Dorking -2 2 £375 +3.44% 1
Epsom - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (96.08%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (82.35%) Scrum
3 25 (49.02%) REST
4 23 (45.10%) ISEB
4 23 (45.10%) Automated Testing
5 22 (43.14%) QA
5 22 (43.14%) C#
5 22 (43.14%) Web Services
6 21 (41.18%) SOAP
7 20 (39.22%) XML
7 20 (39.22%) Visual Studio
7 20 (39.22%) Software Testing
8 19 (37.25%) WCF
8 19 (37.25%) SQL
8 19 (37.25%) .NET
8 19 (37.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
10 17 (33.33%) WPF
11 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (27.45%) SpecFlow
13 13 (25.49%) Office 365
13 13 (25.49%) User Stories
14 11 (21.57%) UML
15 10 (19.61%) Content Management
16 9 (17.65%) TDD
16 9 (17.65%) Selenium
16 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
16 9 (17.65%) DevOps
17 8 (15.69%) Publishing
17 8 (15.69%) PHP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.76%) CMS
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) PBX
1 4 (7.84%) VoIP
1 4 (7.84%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Visual Studio
2 19 (37.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (27.45%) SpecFlow
4 9 (17.65%) Selenium
5 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.76%) PHPUnit
6 5 (9.80%) JIRA
7 4 (7.84%) JMeter
7 4 (7.84%) Hudson
7 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
7 4 (7.84%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.92%) JUnit
8 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.96%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (15.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Analyst
2 20 (39.22%) Business Analyst
3 18 (35.29%) Test Analyst
4 14 (27.45%) Agile Business Analyst
5 13 (25.49%) Test Engineer
6 10 (19.61%) QA Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Tester
7 6 (11.76%) Developer
7 6 (11.76%) PHP Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Test Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (3.92%) UAT Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) UAT Test Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Agile Coach
11 1 (1.96%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) REST
2 22 (43.14%) Web Services
3 21 (41.18%) SOAP
4 20 (39.22%) XML
5 19 (37.25%) WCF
5 19 (37.25%) .NET
6 17 (33.33%) WPF
7 6 (11.76%) jQuery
8 4 (7.84%) Zend Framework
9 3 (5.88%) CSS3
9 3 (5.88%) HTML5
9 3 (5.88%) CSS
9 3 (5.88%) HTML
10 2 (3.92%) JSON
11 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Open Source
3 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (96.08%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (82.35%) Scrum
3 23 (45.10%) Automated Testing
4 20 (39.22%) Software Testing
5 13 (25.49%) User Stories
6 11 (21.57%) UML
7 10 (19.61%) Content Management
8 9 (17.65%) TDD
8 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 9 (17.65%) DevOps
9 6 (11.76%) MVC
9 6 (11.76%) Kanban
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.84%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Usability Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
12 2 (3.92%) OO
12 2 (3.92%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (3.92%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) PHP
4 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) C
5 4 (7.84%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 2 (3.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (43.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Zend
Dorking, Surrey
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