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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Norfolk / Norwich
Rank 10 8 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 10.39% 12.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.70% 14.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Median daily rate £442 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.94 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.44% -  

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 63 94 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 81.82% 81.03% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 68
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.25% -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norwich 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 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

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Camel
4 3 (37.50%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (37.50%) API Design
4 3 (37.50%) SOLID
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Xamarin
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) LDAP
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

BDD
Top Related 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 3 (37.50%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Camel
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) API Design
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) SOLID
5 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) API Development
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 1 (12.50%) MVVM
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (12.50%) IBM