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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 72 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing BDD 17 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.31% 0.39% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.54% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 19
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£400 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
944 931 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.67% 72.73% 69.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 553 436
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 53
Average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £19.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 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 1 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 +1 4 £413 -
Weybridge - 4 £425 -
Cobham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (85.11%) Scrum
2 26 (55.32%) REST
3 24 (51.06%) ISEB
3 24 (51.06%) Automated Testing
4 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (48.94%) QA
4 23 (48.94%) C#
4 23 (48.94%) Web Services
5 22 (46.81%) SOAP
6 21 (44.68%) XML
6 21 (44.68%) Visual Studio
6 21 (44.68%) Software Testing
7 20 (42.55%) WCF
7 20 (42.55%) SQL
7 20 (42.55%) .NET
7 20 (42.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
9 18 (38.30%) WPF
10 14 (29.79%) SpecFlow
11 13 (27.66%) Office 365
12 12 (25.53%) User Stories
13 11 (23.40%) UML
14 10 (21.28%) Content Management
15 9 (19.15%) Selenium
15 9 (19.15%) DevOps
16 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
17 7 (14.89%) Publishing
18 6 (12.77%) Linux
18 6 (12.77%) PHP
18 6 (12.77%) TDD

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (10.64%) CMS
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) PBX
1 4 (8.51%) VoIP
1 4 (8.51%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Visual Studio
2 20 (42.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (29.79%) SpecFlow
4 9 (19.15%) Selenium
5 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.51%) JMeter
6 4 (8.51%) JIRA
6 4 (8.51%) Mercurial
6 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.51%) PHPUnit
6 4 (8.51%) Hudson
7 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.26%) JUnit
8 1 (2.13%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (14.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Analyst
2 19 (40.43%) Test Analyst
3 17 (36.17%) Business Analyst
4 14 (29.79%) Test Engineer
5 12 (25.53%) Agile Business Analyst
6 11 (23.40%) QA Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Tester
8 5 (10.64%) UML Business Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) Developer
9 4 (8.51%) PHP Developer
10 3 (6.38%) QA Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) UAT Analyst
11 2 (4.26%) UAT Test Analyst
11 2 (4.26%) Test Consultant
11 2 (4.26%) Consultant
12 1 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
12 1 (2.13%) QA Test Analyst
12 1 (2.13%) Technical Business Analyst
12 1 (2.13%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) REST
2 23 (48.94%) Web Services
3 22 (46.81%) SOAP
4 21 (44.68%) XML
5 20 (42.55%) .NET
5 20 (42.55%) WCF
6 18 (38.30%) WPF
7 4 (8.51%) Zend Framework
7 4 (8.51%) jQuery
8 2 (4.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Open Source
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) Scrum
2 24 (51.06%) Automated Testing
3 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (44.68%) Software Testing
5 12 (25.53%) User Stories
6 11 (23.40%) UML
7 10 (21.28%) Content Management
8 9 (19.15%) DevOps
9 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
10 6 (12.77%) TDD
11 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.64%) Kanban
12 4 (8.51%) MVC
12 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
12 4 (8.51%) Usability Testing
13 3 (6.38%) Technical Analysis
14 2 (4.26%) Functional Testing
14 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
14 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) PHP
4 4 (8.51%) C++
4 4 (8.51%) C
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (48.94%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Zend
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