Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 26 July 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 20 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 +39 -9
Contract jobs citing BDD 34 49 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 6.33% 7.75% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.44% 9.37% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 4
East Sussex median daily rate £415 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +15.25% +13.46%
10th Percentile £213 £325 £313
90th Percentile £484 £544 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year +9.89% - -

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 457 523 583
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 85.10% 82.75% 85.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 343 385
East Sussex median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £231 £254 £243
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 27
East Sussex median hourly rate £12.72 £16.84 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.50% -9.85% +18.60%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.60 £14.86
90th Percentile £58.13 £39.00 £35.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.37% +8.89% +7.14%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in East Sussex

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in East Sussex

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in East Sussex over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in East Sussex

BDD
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hove - 18 £450 -
Brighton -9 17 £419 -6.94% 5
Hastings - 1 - -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for BDD.

1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) TDD
3 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
5 14 (41.18%) Node.js
5 14 (41.18%) Angular 2
6 13 (38.24%) Jasmine
6 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
6 13 (38.24%) Mocha
7 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (35.29%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (35.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (35.29%) Redux
7 12 (35.29%) Serverless Framework
8 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
9 10 (29.41%) Scrum
10 9 (26.47%) Java
10 9 (26.47%) Confluence
10 9 (26.47%) JIRA
11 8 (23.53%) Selenium
11 8 (23.53%) TestNG
11 8 (23.53%) Maven
11 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 8 (23.53%) C#
12 7 (20.59%) Subversion
12 7 (20.59%) Mercurial
12 7 (20.59%) Web Development
12 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
12 7 (20.59%) Bitbucket

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 9 (26.47%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (35.29%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Jasmine
1 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
1 13 (38.24%) Mocha
2 9 (26.47%) JIRA
3 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 8 (23.53%) Maven
3 8 (23.53%) Selenium
3 8 (23.53%) TestNG
4 7 (20.59%) Bitbucket
4 7 (20.59%) Mercurial
4 7 (20.59%) Subversion
5 6 (17.65%) Checkstyle
5 6 (17.65%) Cobertura
5 6 (17.65%) FindBugs
5 6 (17.65%) Gradle
5 6 (17.65%) JUnit
5 6 (17.65%) Mockito
6 4 (11.76%) Protractor
6 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow
7 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Angular Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer in Test
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
2 14 (41.18%) Angular 2
2 14 (41.18%) Node.js
3 12 (35.29%) Redux
3 12 (35.29%) Serverless Framework
4 6 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (17.65%) Spring
4 6 (17.65%) Spring Boot
4 6 (17.65%) Spring Cloud
4 6 (17.65%) Spring Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Spring Security
4 6 (17.65%) Zuul
5 5 (14.71%) CSS
5 5 (14.71%) HTML
6 3 (8.82%) React
7 2 (5.88%) LESS
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.94%) HTML5
8 1 (2.94%) jQuery
8 1 (2.94%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Smart Home
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) TDD
3 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (35.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
6 10 (29.41%) Scrum
7 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Web Design
9 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.88%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.94%) Component Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.94%) Smoke Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) C#
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Varnish
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Consul
1 6 (17.65%) Prometheus
1 6 (17.65%) Terraform
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) HP