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 3 months to 22 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 69 83
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.70% 2.02% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.40% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 9
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.37% -  

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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1059 1082 1016
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.96% 84.20% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 721 582
Median daily rate £425 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 55 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 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
Guildford +1 4 £475 - 3
Reigate - 2 - - 8
Staines - 2 £488 -
Woking -2 1 £363 -
Redhill - 1 - -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region with a requirement for BDD.

1 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (87.50%) TDD
3 20 (50.00%) C#
4 19 (47.50%) Finance
5 16 (40.00%) .NET
5 16 (40.00%) DevOps
6 15 (37.50%) Java
7 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
8 12 (30.00%) REST
9 11 (27.50%) Scrum
10 10 (25.00%) MVC
10 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 10 (25.00%) Spring Boot
10 10 (25.00%) SOLID
10 10 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (22.50%) Spring
11 9 (22.50%) Selenium
11 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
11 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
12 8 (20.00%) SQL
12 8 (20.00%) SOAP
12 8 (20.00%) Web Services
12 8 (20.00%) Linux
12 8 (20.00%) Middleware
12 8 (20.00%) JSON
12 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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 7 (17.50%) Apache
1 7 (17.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Big Data
1 7 (17.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (22.50%) Selenium
4 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 4 (10.00%) Gerrit
7 4 (10.00%) SpecFlow
7 4 (10.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (7.50%) Subversion
9 2 (5.00%) Grunt
9 2 (5.00%) Log4Net
9 2 (5.00%) MSBuild
9 2 (5.00%) NUnit
9 2 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (5.00%) Protractor
9 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.50%) Bower
10 1 (2.50%) gulp
10 1 (2.50%) JSHint
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) REST
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (22.50%) Spring
5 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (20.00%) JSON
5 8 (20.00%) Middleware
5 8 (20.00%) SOAP
5 8 (20.00%) Web Services
6 7 (17.50%) J2EE
6 7 (17.50%) Kafka
6 7 (17.50%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (15.00%) CSS
8 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.00%) Dropwizard
10 3 (7.50%) Angular 2
10 3 (7.50%) HTML
10 3 (7.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (87.50%) TDD
3 16 (40.00%) DevOps
4 11 (27.50%) Scrum
5 10 (25.00%) MVC
5 10 (25.00%) SOLID
5 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.50%) System Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.00%) Microservices
9 5 (12.50%) Analytics
10 4 (10.00%) Web Development
11 3 (7.50%) Kanban
11 3 (7.50%) Open Source
11 3 (7.50%) Refactoring
11 3 (7.50%) Release Management
11 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) ES6
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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