Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 23 November 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)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 28 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 +12
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.35% 0.46% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 0.60% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Guildford median daily rate £500 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £488 £513 £375
90th Percentile £513 £538 £425
Surrey median daily rate £450 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey 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 Guildford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 169 167 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 73.48% 76.96% 77.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 98 96
Guildford median daily rate £404 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.67% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £200 £145 £264
90th Percentile £581 £566 £500
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 5
Guildford median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% -33.33% +150.00%
10th Percentile £11.88 £10.59 £21.08
90th Percentile £39.75 £44.25 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +5.69%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Guildford

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Guildford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
1 10 (100.00%) JSON
1 10 (100.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 10 (100.00%) Big Data
1 10 (100.00%) Kafka
1 10 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 10 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 10 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (90.00%) Spring Boot
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (90.00%) System Testing
3 8 (80.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) HDFS

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 10 (100.00%) Apache
1 10 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Big Data
1 10 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
1 10 (100.00%) JSON
1 10 (100.00%) Kafka
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
1 10 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) Spring Boot
3 8 (80.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) System Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN