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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 11 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 1.96% 6.76% 9.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 8.77% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£265 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +10.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
37 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 72.55% 77.03% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 35
Average daily rate £336 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.98% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £11.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1455.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Maven
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) XML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) RSpec
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant