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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 3.77% 21.35% 9.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 28.36% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
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£314 £363 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £355 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £380 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
36 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 67.92% 75.28% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 31
Average daily rate £319 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.25% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+483.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB