Period
to 19 October 2017

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 6 months to 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 29 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 +3
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 3.82% 6.13% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 7.59% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 13
Brighton median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £180 £425 £335
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
East Sussex median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 286 303 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 84.12% 80.80% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 182 312
Brighton median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £249 £275 £225
90th Percentile £506 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Brighton median hourly rate £35.00 £21.36 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.90% +14.32% +24.53%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.52 £11.52
90th Percentile £130.00 £26.44 £24.10
East Sussex median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +85.71% -12.50% +29.32%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

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 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 (76.92%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) Selenium
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 3 (23.08%) React
7 3 (23.08%) Protractor
7 3 (23.08%) Scala
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (23.08%) Mocha
7 3 (23.08%) Node.js
7 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
7 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
7 3 (23.08%) Kanban
7 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 3 (23.08%) Spring
7 3 (23.08%) Angular 2
8 2 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (15.38%) Serverless
8 2 (15.38%) Smart Home
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (15.38%) Redux

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (15.38%) Serverless
3 1 (7.69%) npm
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
2 3 (23.08%) Mocha
2 3 (23.08%) Protractor
2 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) TestNG
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Grunt
4 1 (7.69%) gulp
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (7.69%) PostCSS
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) AWS Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Angular Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer in Test
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Scala Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Scala Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Angular 2
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) React
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Redux
4 1 (7.69%) Akka
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) Jest
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) Kafka
4 1 (7.69%) LESS
4 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Smart Home
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (15.38%) Web Design
8 1 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (7.69%) DevOps
8 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA