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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 12 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 20.69% 9.80% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.47% 11.90% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate £363 £343 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -23.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £364 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 78.16% 82.35% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 34
Average daily rate £400 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
BDD
Surrey

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 24 April 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 21 (100.00%) Scrum
2 14 (66.67%) ISEB
3 11 (52.38%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) SOAP
3 11 (52.38%) Web Services
3 11 (52.38%) XML
3 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
3 11 (52.38%) QA
3 11 (52.38%) WCF
3 11 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (52.38%) REST
4 10 (47.62%) WPF
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) Visual Studio
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) UML
6 8 (38.10%) Content Management
7 7 (33.33%) User Stories
8 3 (14.29%) Publishing
8 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
8 3 (14.29%) Office 365
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
9 2 (9.52%) TDD
9 2 (9.52%) Law
9 2 (9.52%) Legal
10 1 (4.76%) Mercator

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (47.62%) Visual Studio
3 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) QA Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) UML Business Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Trainer
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Coach
8 1 (4.76%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
1 11 (52.38%) SOAP
1 11 (52.38%) Web Services
1 11 (52.38%) XML
1 11 (52.38%) WCF
1 11 (52.38%) REST
2 10 (47.62%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Scrum
2 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) UML
4 8 (38.10%) Content Management
5 7 (33.33%) User Stories
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Mercator