The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich 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 28 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)
Norfolk / Norwich
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 23 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12  
Contract jobs citing BDD 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 8.46% 4.55% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.58% 5.22% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Median daily rate £450 £450 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £394 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £516 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.58% +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 Norwich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Norwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 104 134 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 80.00% 87.01% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 364 168
Median daily rate £450 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +12.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 36 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -29.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £20.83 £27.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.62 £68.40
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 Norwich

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Norwich

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Norwich

For the 6 months to 28 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 Norwich region with a requirement for BDD.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) RESTful
5 8 (42.11%) XML
6 7 (36.84%) JUnit
6 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
6 7 (36.84%) Spring
6 7 (36.84%) User Stories
7 6 (31.58%) Xamarin
7 6 (31.58%) Kanban
7 6 (31.58%) Android
7 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
7 6 (31.58%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) OO
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
8 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
9 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
9 4 (21.05%) Big Data
9 4 (21.05%) MapReduce
9 4 (21.05%) HBase
9 4 (21.05%) Cloudera
9 4 (21.05%) Apache Flume

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich 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 (21.05%) Apache Pig
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.79%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (21.05%) HBase
1 4 (21.05%) Impala
1 4 (21.05%) Sqoop
2 3 (15.79%) MarkLogic
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 7 (36.84%) JUnit
3 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
4 4 (21.05%) Appium
4 4 (21.05%) Calabash
4 4 (21.05%) Maven
5 3 (15.79%) Mockito
5 3 (15.79%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Cloud Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Hadoop Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) RESTful
2 8 (42.11%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
4 4 (21.05%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Apache Camel
5 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.79%) Java EE
5 3 (15.79%) JMS
5 3 (15.79%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) XForms
6 2 (10.53%) XSLT
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
7 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Android
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) User Stories
6 6 (31.58%) Kanban
6 6 (31.58%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 4 (21.05%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (21.05%) Data Privacy
8 4 (21.05%) MapReduce
8 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
8 4 (21.05%) Workflow
9 3 (15.79%) API Design
9 3 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
9 3 (15.79%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) HiveQL
4 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Xamarin
2 4 (21.05%) Cloudera
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
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