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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 8 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 10.34% 9.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.04% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
69 84 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 79.31% 84.00% 69.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 34
Average daily rate £375 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £268 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +92.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 13 (100.00%) Scrum
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) Publishing
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) Kanban
3 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (46.15%) REST
3 6 (46.15%) User Stories
4 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
4 5 (38.46%) Office 365
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) WPF
4 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) CMS
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (38.46%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) RSpec
4 1 (7.69%) Mockito
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (46.15%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Business Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) WPF
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) JPA
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Kanban
2 6 (46.15%) User Stories
3 5 (38.46%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant