Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 82 105
Rank change year-on-year +15 +23 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 79 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.84% 1.90% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 2.27% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 37 19
Surrey median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £314 £350 £323
90th Percentile £538 £553 £438
South East median daily rate £435 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 2322 1937 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.62% 83.64% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1663 1277 1357
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 82 52
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.40 £12.86
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.08 £52.13
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 - 15 £400 -
Reigate - 12 £400 - 2
Guildford +3 9 £500 -4.76% 3
Camberley +2 5 £510 -6.21%
Staines - 4 £488 -
Woking -17 1 £363 -4.61%
Cobham - 1 £250 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 77 (97.47%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) TDD
3 30 (37.97%) Scrum
4 28 (35.44%) Java
5 26 (32.91%) Finance
6 23 (29.11%) C#
7 22 (27.85%) .NET
8 21 (26.58%) Test Automation
9 20 (25.32%) System Testing
9 20 (25.32%) SQL
10 19 (24.05%) Spring
11 18 (22.78%) Unit Testing
12 17 (21.52%) Kanban
12 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
13 16 (20.25%) Kafka
14 15 (18.99%) DevOps
14 15 (18.99%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (17.72%) User Experience
15 14 (17.72%) Web Services
16 13 (16.46%) Unix
16 13 (16.46%) Linux
16 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
16 13 (16.46%) MVC
16 13 (16.46%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (16.46%) Greenfield Project
17 12 (15.19%) J2EE
17 12 (15.19%) JSON
17 12 (15.19%) Selenium
17 12 (15.19%) REST
17 12 (15.19%) User Acceptance Testing

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 10 (12.66%) Apache
1 10 (12.66%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) GemFire
3 1 (1.27%) JBoss
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.27%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) Big Data
1 11 (13.92%) Hadoop
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.53%) HBase
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) DataStax
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Power BI
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.19%) Selenium
3 9 (11.39%) SpecFlow
4 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.13%) HP UFT
4 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
6 6 (7.59%) Maven
6 6 (7.59%) Travis CI
7 5 (6.33%) NUnit
8 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.80%) Appium
9 3 (3.80%) JIRA
9 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.80%) MSBuild
9 3 (3.80%) Subversion
10 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.53%) Log4Net
10 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (32.91%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.80%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Developer
2 23 (29.11%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.72%) .NET Developer
4 12 (15.19%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Technical Leader
7 6 (7.59%) Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Salesforce Architect
8 5 (6.33%) DevOps Developer
8 5 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Lead Architect
8 5 (6.33%) Salesforce Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Salesforce Technical Architect
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Developer in Test
9 3 (3.80%) Hadoop Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) .NET
2 19 (24.05%) Spring
3 16 (20.25%) Kafka
4 15 (18.99%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (17.72%) Web Services
6 12 (15.19%) J2EE
6 12 (15.19%) JSON
6 12 (15.19%) REST
7 11 (13.92%) Middleware
7 11 (13.92%) RESTful
8 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
8 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (12.66%) Spring Boot
9 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.13%) CSS
10 8 (10.13%) SOAP
11 6 (7.59%) Angular 2
11 6 (7.59%) HTML
11 6 (7.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) User Experience
2 13 (16.46%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Credit Derivative
3 3 (3.80%) Equities
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Linux
1 13 (16.46%) Unix
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) TDD
3 30 (37.97%) Scrum
4 21 (26.58%) Test Automation
5 20 (25.32%) System Testing
6 18 (22.78%) Unit Testing
7 17 (21.52%) Kanban
8 15 (18.99%) DevOps
9 13 (16.46%) MVC
10 12 (15.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
12 10 (12.66%) Test Strategy
13 9 (11.39%) OO
14 8 (10.13%) Defect Management
15 7 (8.86%) Release Management
15 7 (8.86%) SOLID
16 6 (7.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) Java
2 23 (29.11%) C#
3 20 (25.32%) SQL
4 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.59%) Python
6 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.53%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) Scala
9 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
9 1 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
1 8 (10.13%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.59%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (3.80%) HDFS
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat