The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 50 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.66% 2.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 3.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 0
Median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.87 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
431 432 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.23% 85.88% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 264 247
Median daily rate £438 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £532 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 24
Median hourly rate £45.87 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.80% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.40 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.10 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

BDD
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

BDD Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

BDD
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 5 £405 - 2
Crawley +4 1 £350 -12.50%
Chichester - 1 - - 3
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for BDD.

1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) Selenium
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
4 14 (37.84%) C#
5 13 (35.14%) WebDriver
6 12 (32.43%) User Stories
6 12 (32.43%) Scrum
6 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
8 10 (27.03%) Cucumber
8 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
9 9 (24.32%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
10 8 (21.62%) Gherkin
10 8 (21.62%) OO
10 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
10 8 (21.62%) JIRA
11 7 (18.92%) SpecFlow
11 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
11 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (18.92%) Scala
11 7 (18.92%) Protractor
12 6 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (16.22%) Appium
12 6 (16.22%) Kanban
12 6 (16.22%) Test Management
12 6 (16.22%) Spring

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Google Play
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) WebDriver
3 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
4 10 (27.03%) Cucumber
5 8 (21.62%) JIRA
6 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
6 7 (18.92%) Protractor
6 7 (18.92%) SpecFlow
7 6 (16.22%) Appium
8 4 (10.81%) Calabash
8 4 (10.81%) Capybara
8 4 (10.81%) JMeter
9 3 (8.11%) Burp Suite
10 2 (5.41%) Mockito
10 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
10 2 (5.41%) Subversion
11 1 (2.70%) Gradle
11 1 (2.70%) Hudson
11 1 (2.70%) RSpec
11 1 (2.70%) WATIR
General
1 1 (2.70%) Advertising
1 1 (2.70%) Games
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Developer in Test
3 7 (18.92%) Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Scala Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Android Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Test Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Gherkin
2 6 (16.22%) Spring
3 5 (13.51%) RESTful
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) Akka
4 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.81%) CSS
4 4 (10.81%) HTML
4 4 (10.81%) J2EE
4 4 (10.81%) Play Framework
4 4 (10.81%) REST
4 4 (10.81%) Web Services
5 3 (8.11%) Android SDK
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) Node.js
7 1 (2.70%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Animation
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
3 12 (32.43%) Scrum
3 12 (32.43%) User Stories
4 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 9 (24.32%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
6 8 (21.62%) OO
6 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (16.22%) Kanban
8 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Test Management
9 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
9 5 (13.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) Scala
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
6 3 (8.11%) Groovy
6 3 (8.11%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) HNC
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) WAI
2 3 (8.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
1 2 (5.41%) hybris
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Apple