Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 26 40
Rank change year-on-year -23 +14 +15
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.36% 6.30% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 7.65% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 21
East Sussex median daily rate £525 £378 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.07% -24.50% +63.93%
10th Percentile £448 £322 £335
90th Percentile £538 £510 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.87 -
% change year-on-year +9.00% - -

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 426 392 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 82.88% 82.35% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 244 281
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.34% +1.71% -
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 13
East Sussex median hourly rate £26.00 £23.68 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -10.98% +33.60%
10th Percentile £10.26 £13.23 £11.68
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.15 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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
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 21 January 2018. 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
Brighton -4 6 £525 +16.67% 4
Hove - 1 £488 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) PostCSS
5 2 (28.57%) gulp
5 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
5 2 (28.57%) SDET
5 2 (28.57%) npm
5 2 (28.57%) Jest
5 2 (28.57%) Grunt
5 2 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (28.57%) React
5 2 (28.57%) webpack
5 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium

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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) npm
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Grunt
1 2 (28.57%) gulp
1 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (28.57%) Mocha
1 2 (28.57%) PostCSS
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) webpack
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Scala Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Scala Developer
3 2 (28.57%) AWS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Jest
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) React
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Akka
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) SDET
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA