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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 83 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.59% 2.47% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 3.28% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 9
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£375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1012 1096 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 74.91% 75.22% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 622 462
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 51
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Guildford +8 3 £375 +13.63% 1
Woking 0 2 £314 -13.44%
Egham - 1 £425 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (80.00%) TDD
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) HTML5
7 6 (30.00%) OO
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (25.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (25.00%) Selenium
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (25.00%) CSS3
9 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
9 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (20.00%) Sass
9 4 (20.00%) NUnit
9 4 (20.00%) SOA
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.00%) C++
10 3 (15.00%) OOP
10 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (20.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Grunt
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.00%) MSTest
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (15.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (25.00%) CSS3
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) Sass
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.00%) REST
9 1 (5.00%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (5.00%) WCF
9 1 (5.00%) WPF
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) XML
9 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) TDD
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) OOP
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test-First Development
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Kanban
8 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cadence
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