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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 63 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.80% 0.17% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 0.20% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
671 491 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.59% 84.51% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 328 170
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Average hourly rate £43.00 £44.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +79.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £20.00 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £50.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Crawley - 9 £388 - 3
Worthing -32 3 £525 +16.66%
Gatwick - 2 £383 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £325 -
Horsham - 1 £500 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 33 (86.84%) TDD
2 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Mobile App
4 14 (36.84%) Android SDK
4 14 (36.84%) Android Development
4 14 (36.84%) Android
5 13 (34.21%) User Experience
6 12 (31.58%) Java
7 11 (28.95%) Mobile Development
8 9 (23.68%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.79%) HTML
10 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
10 6 (15.79%) Spring
11 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (13.16%) Kanban
11 5 (13.16%) Ajax
11 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 5 (13.16%) CSS
12 4 (10.53%) Apple
12 4 (10.53%) JUnit
12 4 (10.53%) .NET
12 4 (10.53%) C#
12 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
12 4 (10.53%) Cocoa
12 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
12 4 (10.53%) Animation
12 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
12 4 (10.53%) HTML5

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Confluence
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JUnit
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 3 (7.89%) NUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Ant
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Gradle
3 2 (5.26%) Hudson
3 2 (5.26%) JMeter
3 2 (5.26%) jMock
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.63%) Mocha
4 1 (2.63%) Mockito
4 1 (2.63%) PyUnit
4 1 (2.63%) RSpec
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Android Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) iOS Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Android Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Agile Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Android SDK
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) Spring
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) Ajax
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) Cocoa
4 4 (10.53%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (7.89%) Core Animation
5 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
5 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
5 3 (7.89%) jQuery
5 3 (7.89%) Kendo UI
5 3 (7.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Mobile App
2 13 (34.21%) User Experience
3 4 (10.53%) Animation
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) TDD
2 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) Android Development
4 11 (28.95%) Mobile Development
5 9 (23.68%) Scrum
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Kanban
7 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
8 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) DevOps
9 3 (7.89%) MVC
10 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
4 2 (5.26%) Groovy
4 2 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
1 1 (2.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Oozie
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Apple
2 3 (7.89%) Telerik
3 2 (5.26%) ION Trading
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) Rally
4 1 (2.63%) SaltStack