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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 70 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing BDD 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.08% 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.42% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £463 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +60.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £453 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
694 479 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 90.36% 84.78% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 320 142
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Median hourly rate £43.00 £44.95 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% +28.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -35 5 £513 +10.81%
Crawley - 5 £388 - 3
Gatwick - 1 £365 -
Horsham - 1 £500 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for BDD.

1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (83.87%) TDD
2 10 (32.26%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
3 9 (29.03%) Android SDK
3 9 (29.03%) Android Development
3 9 (29.03%) Android
4 8 (25.81%) User Experience
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) Mobile Development
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.13%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
6 5 (16.13%) Spring
6 5 (16.13%) Ajax
7 4 (12.90%) Animation
7 4 (12.90%) Cocoa
7 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
7 4 (12.90%) JUnit
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) C#
7 4 (12.90%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) Apple
7 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
7 4 (12.90%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
7 4 (12.90%) Kanban
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing

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 (6.45%) Confluence
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) Sqoop
2 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) NUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Ant
3 2 (6.45%) Gradle
3 2 (6.45%) Hudson
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) JMeter
3 2 (6.45%) jMock
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) Mockito
4 1 (3.23%) PyUnit
4 1 (3.23%) RSpec
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Android Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) iOS Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Android SDK
2 5 (16.13%) Ajax
2 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) Spring
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) Cocoa
3 4 (12.90%) Cocoa Touch
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (9.68%) Core Animation
4 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
4 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
4 3 (9.68%) HTML5
4 3 (9.68%) jQuery
4 3 (9.68%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
2 8 (25.81%) User Experience
3 4 (12.90%) Animation
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (83.87%) TDD
2 9 (29.03%) Android Development
3 8 (25.81%) Mobile Development
3 8 (25.81%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
4 4 (12.90%) Kanban
4 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
4 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
4 2 (6.45%) Groovy
4 2 (6.45%) Scala
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Apple
2 3 (9.68%) Telerik
3 2 (6.45%) ION Trading
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.23%) Rally