The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 6 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 9.52% 1.89% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £265 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
BDD
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
20 40 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 95.24% 75.47% 90.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 36
Average daily rate £375 £300 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +733.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Telerik
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) MSTest
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# WPF Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer in Test
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Telerik