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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 5.88% 3.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 4.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £361 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
63 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 74.12% 78.49% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 25
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +252.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (100.00%) Scrum
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) ISEB
3 11 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (50.00%) SOAP
3 11 (50.00%) Web Services
3 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 11 (50.00%) QA
3 11 (50.00%) WCF
3 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (50.00%) REST
4 10 (45.45%) WPF
4 10 (45.45%) XML
4 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
5 9 (40.91%) User Stories
5 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (36.36%) Office 365
7 7 (31.82%) SpecFlow
8 6 (27.27%) Publishing
9 5 (22.73%) UML
9 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
10 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (18.18%) DevOps
10 4 (18.18%) Content Management
10 4 (18.18%) Kanban

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 7 (31.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (27.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Business Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Tester
5 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Trainer
7 1 (4.55%) Product Owner
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
1 11 (50.00%) SOAP
1 11 (50.00%) Web Services
1 11 (50.00%) WCF
1 11 (50.00%) REST
2 10 (45.45%) WPF
2 10 (45.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Scrum
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
3 9 (40.91%) User Stories
4 5 (22.73%) UML
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Content Management
5 4 (18.18%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA