The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Woking region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 14 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 5.00% 2.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 3.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
56 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 70.00% 79.22% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 20
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £135.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+770.96% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
BDD
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BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Woking

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 22 (100.00%) Scrum
2 15 (68.18%) ISEB
3 14 (63.64%) C#
3 14 (63.64%) .NET
3 14 (63.64%) SOAP
3 14 (63.64%) Web Services
3 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 14 (63.64%) QA
3 14 (63.64%) WCF
3 14 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (63.64%) REST
4 13 (59.09%) WPF
4 13 (59.09%) XML
4 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
4 13 (59.09%) Visual Studio
5 12 (54.55%) SQL
6 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) Office 365
8 6 (27.27%) User Stories
9 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
9 5 (22.73%) UML
9 5 (22.73%) Content Management
10 4 (18.18%) Publishing
10 4 (18.18%) DevOps
11 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.64%) TDD
11 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
12 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 2 (9.09%) MVC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (59.09%) Visual Studio
3 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) QA Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Tester
7 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) UML Business Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Consultant
9 1 (4.55%) Trainer
9 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Test Consultant
9 1 (4.55%) Product Owner
9 1 (4.55%) Agile Coach
9 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
1 14 (63.64%) SOAP
1 14 (63.64%) Web Services
1 14 (63.64%) WCF
1 14 (63.64%) REST
2 13 (59.09%) WPF
2 13 (59.09%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Scrum
2 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) User Stories
6 5 (22.73%) UML
6 5 (22.73%) Content Management
7 4 (18.18%) DevOps
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
9 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) MVC
10 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Mercator