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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 36 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing BDD 27 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.91% 2.31% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 2.63% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 1
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
616 533 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.15% 88.10% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 382 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £287 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.32% -28.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.49 £12.25 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 - 18 £500 -
Gatwick -4 6 £475 -9.52%
Crawley +9 2 £575 +64.28%
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 45 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (63.83%) Java
3 29 (61.70%) TDD
4 27 (57.45%) Scrum
5 18 (38.30%) Kanban
6 15 (31.91%) Selenium
7 14 (29.79%) Scala
8 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
8 12 (25.53%) Gherkin
8 12 (25.53%) User Stories
9 11 (23.40%) Spring
10 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
11 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
11 9 (19.15%) J2EE
12 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
12 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
12 8 (17.02%) Akka
12 8 (17.02%) Play Framework
12 8 (17.02%) Python
12 8 (17.02%) QA
12 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
13 7 (14.89%) Groovy
13 7 (14.89%) Android
13 7 (14.89%) Confluence
13 7 (14.89%) REST
13 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
13 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (14.89%) Ruby
13 7 (14.89%) JIRA

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 7 (14.89%) Confluence
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) Documentum
3 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) Sqoop
2 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Selenium
2 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
3 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
4 7 (14.89%) JIRA
5 6 (12.77%) JUnit
5 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.64%) Gradle
6 5 (10.64%) Hudson
7 4 (8.51%) Ant
7 4 (8.51%) Appium
7 4 (8.51%) Maven
8 3 (6.38%) Calabash
8 3 (6.38%) Capybara
8 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.38%) JMeter
8 3 (6.38%) jMock
9 2 (4.26%) Mockito
9 2 (4.26%) SonarQube
9 2 (4.26%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Scala Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Android Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Developer in Test
6 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Gherkin
2 11 (23.40%) Spring
3 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
3 9 (19.15%) J2EE
4 8 (17.02%) Akka
4 8 (17.02%) Play Framework
5 7 (14.89%) REST
5 7 (14.89%) Web Services
6 6 (12.77%) Android SDK
6 6 (12.77%) RESTful
7 5 (10.64%) CSS
7 5 (10.64%) HTML
8 3 (6.38%) Ajax
8 3 (6.38%) Java EE
8 3 (6.38%) JMS
8 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (4.26%) .NET
9 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.26%) CSS3
9 2 (4.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Animation
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (61.70%) TDD
3 27 (57.45%) Scrum
4 18 (38.30%) Kanban
5 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
5 12 (25.53%) User Stories
6 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Android Development
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.77%) OO
8 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.64%) Functional Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.51%) Mobile Development
10 4 (8.51%) Pair Programming
11 3 (6.38%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) Scala
3 8 (17.02%) Python
4 7 (14.89%) Groovy
4 7 (14.89%) Ruby
5 6 (12.77%) C#
5 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.51%) ISEB
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
1 1 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.38%) Rally
3 1 (2.13%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) hybris
3 1 (2.13%) ION Trading