The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 8.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
19 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 76.00% 77.27% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sussex region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sussex region with a requirement for BDD.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) CQRS
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) CQRS
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java