The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 27 June 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 of England / Norfolk
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 26 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 7.18% 3.23% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 3.98% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Median daily rate £450 £450 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £396 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £516 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.28% -  

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 Norfolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 150 176 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 82.87% 81.11% 78.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 125 103
Median daily rate £450 £412 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.35% +17.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.88 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.28% -30.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Norfolk

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Norwich +7 11 £450 - 2
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for BDD.

1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
4 12 (57.14%) Web Services
4 12 (57.14%) Scrum
5 11 (52.38%) Java
6 10 (47.62%) RESTful
7 9 (42.86%) XML
8 8 (38.10%) C#
8 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
8 8 (38.10%) Android
8 8 (38.10%) Xamarin
9 7 (33.33%) User Stories
9 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 7 (33.33%) Spring
9 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 7 (33.33%) JUnit
10 6 (28.57%) OO
10 6 (28.57%) Kanban
10 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
10 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
11 5 (23.81%) Gherkin
11 5 (23.81%) Calabash
11 5 (23.81%) Appium
11 5 (23.81%) JSON
11 5 (23.81%) Finance
12 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
12 4 (19.05%) Workflow

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 4 (19.05%) Apache Pig
1 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
2 3 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Apache Hive
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
1 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (19.05%) HBase
1 4 (19.05%) Impala
1 4 (19.05%) Sqoop
2 3 (14.29%) MarkLogic
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (33.33%) JUnit
3 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 5 (23.81%) Appium
4 5 (23.81%) Calabash
5 4 (19.05%) Maven
6 3 (14.29%) Mockito
6 3 (14.29%) Subversion
6 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cloud Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 10 (47.62%) RESTful
3 9 (42.86%) XML
4 7 (33.33%) Spring
5 5 (23.81%) Gherkin
5 5 (23.81%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) Apache Camel
6 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 3 (14.29%) Java EE
6 3 (14.29%) JMS
6 3 (14.29%) REST
6 3 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) XForms
7 2 (9.52%) XSLT
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Android
1 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
4 12 (57.14%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) User Stories
6 6 (28.57%) Kanban
6 6 (28.57%) OO
6 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 4 (19.05%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (19.05%) Data Privacy
7 4 (19.05%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) MapReduce
7 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
7 4 (19.05%) Pair Programming
7 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Workflow
8 3 (14.29%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) HiveQL
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Xamarin
2 4 (19.05%) Cloudera
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
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