Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 56 67
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +39
Contract jobs citing BDD 148 99 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.49% 3.50% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 4.13% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 91 51
Surrey median daily rate £500 £495 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +25.19% +5.33%
10th Percentile £376 £315 £350
90th Percentile £600 £538 £476
South East median daily rate £488 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 2,927 2,396 1,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.75% 84.78% 85.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,077 1,731 1,230
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 58 92
Surrey median hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.67% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £13.70 £13.35 £12.38
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £44.93
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £23.95
% change year-on-year +8.04% -3.38% -5.04%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Guildford +7 37 £525 +5.00% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames -17 16 £456 -7.74%
Staines +7 13 £438 -16.67%
Reigate -12 12 £478 +12.35% 2
Camberley -1 9 £575 +10.58%
Woking - 8 £500 - 1
Redhill +9 6 £488 +2.63%
Godalming - 3 - -
Leatherhead - 3 £550 - 4
Dorking - 1 £563 -
Thames Ditton - 1 - - 1
Weybridge - 1 £475 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 134 (90.54%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (70.27%) TDD
3 81 (54.73%) Java
4 54 (36.49%) Scrum
4 54 (36.49%) Test Automation
5 51 (34.46%) Jenkins
6 45 (30.41%) REST
7 43 (29.05%) DevOps
8 42 (28.38%) Finance
9 38 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (24.32%) Spring
10 36 (24.32%) Linux
10 36 (24.32%) Git (software)
11 35 (23.65%) C#
12 34 (22.97%) RESTful
12 34 (22.97%) JSON
12 34 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 33 (22.30%) Cucumber
13 33 (22.30%) RabbitMQ
13 33 (22.30%) QA
13 33 (22.30%) JavaScript
14 32 (21.62%) .NET
14 32 (21.62%) Selenium
14 32 (21.62%) Kafka
15 31 (20.95%) Apache Spark
15 31 (20.95%) Hadoop
16 30 (20.27%) Docker
16 30 (20.27%) Big Data
17 28 (18.92%) Unix
17 28 (18.92%) Apache

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 31 (20.95%) Apache Spark
2 28 (18.92%) Apache
3 14 (9.46%) Confluence
4 7 (4.73%) CMS
5 6 (4.05%) GemFire
6 4 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.70%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (16.89%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.78%) BrowserStack
4 8 (5.41%) GitHub
4 8 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.70%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.70%) SaaS
5 4 (2.70%) Serverless
6 3 (2.03%) IaaS
6 3 (2.03%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.68%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.03%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.95%) Hadoop
2 30 (20.27%) Big Data
3 19 (12.84%) NoSQL
4 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.76%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.08%) HBase
7 8 (5.41%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.03%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (2.03%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.03%) MySQL
9 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.35%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.35%) Redis
11 1 (0.68%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 51 (34.46%) Jenkins
2 36 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 33 (22.30%) Cucumber
4 32 (21.62%) Selenium
5 21 (14.19%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (13.51%) JIRA
7 19 (12.84%) JMeter
8 15 (10.14%) Maven
9 14 (9.46%) SoapUI
10 12 (8.11%) Protractor
11 11 (7.43%) JUnit
11 11 (7.43%) WebDriver
12 9 (6.08%) SonarQube
13 8 (5.41%) GitLab
13 8 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (4.73%) Appium
14 7 (4.73%) Jasmine
14 7 (4.73%) MSBuild
14 7 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (4.73%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (28.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.03%) Banking
3 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (59.46%) Developer
2 37 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.16%) Big Data Developer
4 17 (11.49%) Tester
5 15 (10.14%) .NET Developer
6 14 (9.46%) Software Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) Apache Spark Developer
8 12 (8.11%) Angular Developer
8 12 (8.11%) QA Tester
9 10 (6.76%) Automation Tester
9 10 (6.76%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (6.08%) Consultant
10 9 (6.08%) QA Automation Tester
10 9 (6.08%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.08%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.73%) Analyst
11 7 (4.73%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.73%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.73%) Test Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.41%) REST
2 36 (24.32%) Spring
3 34 (22.97%) JSON
3 34 (22.97%) RESTful
4 33 (22.30%) RabbitMQ
5 32 (21.62%) .NET
5 32 (21.62%) Kafka
6 27 (18.24%) AngularJS
6 27 (18.24%) J2EE
6 27 (18.24%) Middleware
6 27 (18.24%) Spring Boot
7 24 (16.22%) Node.js
8 23 (15.54%) CSS
9 22 (14.86%) Web Services
10 20 (13.51%) Spark Streaming
11 19 (12.84%) HTML
12 13 (8.78%) ASP.NET
12 13 (8.78%) Gherkin
12 13 (8.78%) HTML5
13 12 (8.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.73%) User Experience
4 6 (4.05%) Blog
5 3 (2.03%) Tandem
6 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.32%) Linux
2 28 (18.92%) Unix
3 2 (1.35%) Android
3 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (90.54%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (70.27%) TDD
3 54 (36.49%) Scrum
3 54 (36.49%) Test Automation
4 43 (29.05%) DevOps
5 38 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (17.57%) System Testing
7 25 (16.89%) Kanban
7 25 (16.89%) Microservices
7 25 (16.89%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.81%) User Stories
9 15 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (10.14%) OO
10 14 (9.46%) MVC
10 14 (9.46%) Open Source
10 14 (9.46%) QA Automation
10 14 (9.46%) SDET
11 13 (8.78%) Manual Testing
11 13 (8.78%) Performance Testing
11 13 (8.78%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 81 (54.73%) Java
2 35 (23.65%) C#
3 33 (22.30%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.81%) SQL
5 10 (6.76%) TypeScript
6 9 (6.08%) Python
7 8 (5.41%) Java 8
8 4 (2.70%) Go
8 4 (2.70%) PHP
8 4 (2.70%) XAML
9 3 (2.03%) ES6
9 3 (2.03%) Ruby
10 2 (1.35%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.35%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.76%) Degree
2 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.35%) ISEB
6 2 (1.35%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.68%) HND
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.30%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (20.27%) Docker
2 27 (18.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (6.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (18.24%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (4.73%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.38%) Ansible
3 5 (3.38%) Puppet
4 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.03%) Grafana
5 3 (2.03%) Graphite
6 2 (1.35%) Terraform
7 1 (0.68%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.73%) Atlassian
2 7 (4.73%) Google
3 1 (0.68%) Apple
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle
3 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.68%) Splunk
3 1 (0.68%) Wrike