The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 11.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
23 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 85.19% 80.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 9
Average daily rate £319 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Sussex region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

BDD
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript