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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 15 45
Rank change year-on-year -14 +30  
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 34 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 4.76% 9.58% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 11.68% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 0
Median daily rate £401 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.25 -
% change year-on-year +10.49% -  

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 231 291 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 84.62% 81.97% 86.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 194 163
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 15
Median hourly rate £11.00 £18.43 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.30% -45.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -10 8 £388 -8.82% 6
Hove - 5 £401 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (52.38%) C#
5 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
5 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
6 6 (28.57%) Web Development
7 5 (23.81%) JIRA
7 5 (23.81%) Selenium
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) Mercurial
7 5 (23.81%) Confluence
7 5 (23.81%) SpecFlow
7 5 (23.81%) CSS
7 5 (23.81%) Subversion
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Bitbucket
7 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Protractor
8 4 (19.05%) Terraform
8 4 (19.05%) Consul
8 4 (19.05%) Spring Cloud
8 4 (19.05%) Zuul
8 4 (19.05%) Prometheus
8 4 (19.05%) Gradle
8 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
8 4 (19.05%) MVC
8 4 (19.05%) Spring
8 4 (19.05%) Maven
8 4 (19.05%) Checkstyle

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 5 (23.81%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Bitbucket
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
1 5 (23.81%) Mercurial
1 5 (23.81%) Protractor
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
1 5 (23.81%) SpecFlow
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Checkstyle
2 4 (19.05%) Cobertura
2 4 (19.05%) FindBugs
2 4 (19.05%) Gradle
2 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
2 4 (19.05%) Mockito
2 4 (19.05%) TestNG
3 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 3 (14.29%) Mocha
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
3 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
3 4 (19.05%) Spring Cloud
3 4 (19.05%) Spring Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Spring Security
3 4 (19.05%) Zuul
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Core
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) Angular 2
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) Node.js
4 3 (14.29%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Web Design
8 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Consul
1 4 (19.05%) Prometheus
1 4 (19.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft