The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 11 38
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27  
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 5.29% 11.79% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 14.47% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 2
Median daily rate £225 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.09% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £403 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £566 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.37% -  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 167 159 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 88.36% 81.54% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 90 152
Median daily rate £350 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £11.93 £21.36 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% +64.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing BDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Brighton

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Brighton

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Brighton over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) TDD
1 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
5 5 (29.41%) Node.js
5 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
5 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (29.41%) Protractor
5 5 (29.41%) Angular 2
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (23.53%) Redux
6 4 (23.53%) Serverless Framework
6 4 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
6 4 (23.53%) Mocha
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (17.65%) Games
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.76%) React
8 2 (11.76%) Smart Home
8 2 (11.76%) Java

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) Protractor
2 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
3 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) Mocha
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) TestNG
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer in Test
2 4 (23.53%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Angular 2
1 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
1 5 (29.41%) Node.js
2 4 (23.53%) Redux
2 4 (23.53%) Serverless Framework
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) React
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.88%) LESS
5 1 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (5.88%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smart Home
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) TDD
1 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA