Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 February 2018 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 > Surrey
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 63 102
Rank change year-on-year +15 +39 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 126 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.32% 3.12% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 3.79% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 58 16
Surrey median daily rate £495 £405 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.10% -0.61% +8.67%
10th Percentile £330 £358 £333
90th Percentile £550 £479 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.87 -
% change year-on-year +9.00% - -

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,460 1,713 2,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 84.28% 82.16% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,761 1,079 1,381
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +9.32%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £280
90th Percentile £588 £563 £556
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 88 86
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -41.18% -
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.21 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £42.50 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Surrey

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Surrey

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Surrey

BDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BDD in Surrey

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sunbury-on-Thames +11 41 £495 -14.00%
Guildford +17 15 £500 -9.09% 3
Weybridge - 13 £475 -
Staines -4 9 £410 +9.33%
Reigate - 9 £500 - 7
Camberley -3 4 £533 +12.75% 1
Egham - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £475 - 1
Cobham - 1 £250 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for BDD.

1 108 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (54.76%) TDD
3 59 (46.83%) Test Automation
4 53 (42.06%) Jenkins
5 52 (41.27%) Scrum
6 46 (36.51%) Java
6 46 (36.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 42 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 37 (29.37%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (27.78%) RESTful
10 33 (26.19%) Kanban
11 31 (24.60%) DevOps
11 31 (24.60%) JSON
12 30 (23.81%) Web Services
12 30 (23.81%) Salesforce.com
13 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
13 29 (23.02%) Spring
14 28 (22.22%) Finance
14 28 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 28 (22.22%) User Experience
15 27 (21.43%) System Testing
15 27 (21.43%) Selenium
16 26 (20.63%) CSS
17 25 (19.84%) HTML
18 22 (17.46%) C#
18 22 (17.46%) RabbitMQ
19 21 (16.67%) Kafka
19 21 (16.67%) .NET
19 21 (16.67%) Middleware
20 20 (15.87%) J2EE

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 18 (14.29%) Apache
2 17 (13.49%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.17%) Confluence
4 3 (2.38%) GemFire
5 2 (1.59%) Mule
5 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.90%) Serverless
2 6 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.76%) GitHub
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.17%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (2.38%) npm
4 3 (2.38%) Yarn
5 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.79%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.79%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) DNS
1 1 (0.79%) FTP
1 1 (0.79%) HTTP
1 1 (0.79%) SSL
1 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) Big Data
1 20 (15.87%) Hadoop
2 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.49%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.94%) HBase
4 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database
5 9 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.17%) MySQL
7 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.38%) Parquet
7 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (42.06%) Jenkins
2 28 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 27 (21.43%) Selenium
4 20 (15.87%) Maven
5 16 (12.70%) Mocha
6 14 (11.11%) webpack
7 13 (10.32%) Babel
7 13 (10.32%) Gerrit
7 13 (10.32%) Sinon.JS
7 13 (10.32%) SpecFlow
8 12 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (9.52%) Visual Studio
9 9 (7.14%) NUnit
10 7 (5.56%) MSBuild
11 6 (4.76%) HP UFT
11 6 (4.76%) JIRA
11 6 (4.76%) Travis CI
12 5 (3.97%) JUnit
13 4 (3.17%) JBehave
13 4 (3.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Banking
3 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (73.02%) Developer
2 31 (24.60%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.05%) Full Stack Developer
4 18 (14.29%) DevOps Developer
4 18 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (14.29%) Salesforce Developer
5 15 (11.90%) C# Developer
6 14 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 13 (10.32%) Node.js Developer
7 13 (10.32%) React Developer
8 11 (8.73%) UI Developer
9 10 (7.94%) Architect
9 10 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (7.94%) Salesforce Architect
9 10 (7.94%) Technical Leader
9 10 (7.94%) UI Engineer
9 10 (7.94%) UI/UX Developer
9 10 (7.94%) UX Developer
9 10 (7.94%) UX Engineer
10 9 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.78%) RESTful
2 31 (24.60%) JSON
3 30 (23.81%) Web Services
4 29 (23.02%) Spring
5 26 (20.63%) CSS
6 25 (19.84%) HTML
7 22 (17.46%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (16.67%) .NET
8 21 (16.67%) Kafka
8 21 (16.67%) Middleware
9 20 (15.87%) J2EE
10 19 (15.08%) REST
11 17 (13.49%) JMS
11 17 (13.49%) Spring Boot
12 16 (12.70%) Node.js
12 16 (12.70%) React
13 15 (11.90%) AngularJS
13 15 (11.90%) HTML5
14 13 (10.32%) Express
14 13 (10.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.22%) User Experience
2 9 (7.14%) Clustering
3 7 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.97%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.97%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.59%) iPad
8 1 (0.79%) Animation
8 1 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) Equities
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Linux
2 19 (15.08%) Unix
3 3 (2.38%) Windows
4 2 (1.59%) Android
4 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (54.76%) TDD
3 59 (46.83%) Test Automation
4 52 (41.27%) Scrum
5 46 (36.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 42 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 37 (29.37%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (26.19%) Kanban
9 31 (24.60%) DevOps
10 27 (21.43%) System Testing
11 18 (14.29%) API Development
11 18 (14.29%) Release Management
11 18 (14.29%) SDLC
11 18 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
11 18 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
12 16 (12.70%) Web Development
13 15 (11.90%) Configuration Management
14 13 (10.32%) API Design
14 13 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (8.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.51%) Java
2 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.46%) C#
4 19 (15.08%) TypeScript
5 14 (11.11%) ES6
6 12 (9.52%) SQL
7 7 (5.56%) XAML
8 4 (3.17%) Python
8 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.38%) Groovy
9 3 (2.38%) PHP
9 3 (2.38%) Ruby
9 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.59%) VBA
11 1 (0.79%) C++
11 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 14 (11.11%) Docker
3 9 (7.14%) HDFS
4 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (5.56%) BladeLogic
3 4 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.59%) Ansible
4 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.59%) Puppet
5 1 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.73%) Oracle
4 4 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.79%) Zend