Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 43 73
Rank change year-on-year -17 +30 +34
Contract jobs citing BDD 90 173 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.28% 5.84% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 6.73% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 163 50
Surrey median daily rate £425 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.04% +7.25%
10th Percentile £370 £358 £361
90th Percentile £575 £550 £519
South East median daily rate £470 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -1.05% +15.15% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 £47.94
% change year-on-year - -0.91% +0.92%

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 2,394 2,571 1,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.21% 86.83% 84.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,745 1,814 1,217
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £277
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 60 64
Surrey median hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% +0.93% -30.97%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.25 £13.58
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.25 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £21.50 £22.52
% change year-on-year +15.86% -4.53% -15.34%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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
Staines +10 10 £488 +18.90% 1
Guildford -17 8 £525 +5.00%
Sunbury-on-Thames -30 7 £445 -10.01%
Reigate +13 6 £500 +8.11% 3
Woking - 4 £475 -
Leatherhead - 4 £550 - 3
Camberley -12 3 £450 -18.18%
Redhill +11 2 £400 -15.79%
Egham -8 2 £388 -
Thames Ditton - 2 - -
Godalming - 1 - -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 70 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (71.11%) TDD
3 41 (45.56%) C#
4 35 (38.89%) .NET
5 34 (37.78%) Scrum
5 34 (37.78%) Test Automation
6 31 (34.44%) Web Services
7 30 (33.33%) Java
8 29 (32.22%) JavaScript
9 28 (31.11%) SOLID
10 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 26 (28.89%) AngularJS
12 25 (27.78%) Selenium
13 24 (26.67%) SQL
14 22 (24.44%) JSON
14 22 (24.44%) RESTful
15 21 (23.33%) ASP.NET
15 21 (23.33%) CSS
16 20 (22.22%) MVC
17 19 (21.11%) SOAP
17 19 (21.11%) HTML
17 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
17 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (20.00%) OO
18 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
18 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (18.89%) .NET Framework
19 17 (18.89%) Jenkins
20 16 (17.78%) Entity Framework
20 16 (17.78%) Docker

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 12 (13.33%) Confluence
2 7 (7.78%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.56%) CMS
4 4 (4.44%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) Drupal
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.89%) GitHub
3 7 (7.78%) BrowserStack
4 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.33%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.11%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.11%) IaaS
7 1 (1.11%) PaaS
7 1 (1.11%) SaaS
7 1 (1.11%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
3 14 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.78%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.44%) Big Data
5 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.33%) HBase
7 2 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.11%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.11%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.11%) MySQL
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (27.78%) Selenium
2 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (18.89%) Jenkins
4 15 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 14 (15.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (14.44%) JIRA
7 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (10.00%) JMeter
8 9 (10.00%) SoapUI
9 8 (8.89%) JUnit
9 8 (8.89%) Maven
10 7 (7.78%) SonarQube
10 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
11 6 (6.67%) SpecFlow
11 6 (6.67%) WebDriver
12 5 (5.56%) Protractor
13 4 (4.44%) Jasmine
13 4 (4.44%) MSBuild
13 4 (4.44%) NUnit
14 3 (3.33%) JBehave
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (67.78%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Full Stack Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Angular Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.22%) Tester
6 10 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Automation Tester
7 9 (10.00%) QA Tester
8 8 (8.89%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) QA Automation Tester
10 5 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Apache Spark Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Big Data Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Developer in Test
11 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.44%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.89%) .NET
2 31 (34.44%) Web Services
3 26 (28.89%) AngularJS
4 22 (24.44%) JSON
4 22 (24.44%) RESTful
5 21 (23.33%) ASP.NET
5 21 (23.33%) CSS
6 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (21.11%) HTML
6 19 (21.11%) SOAP
7 17 (18.89%) .NET Framework
8 16 (17.78%) Entity Framework
9 15 (16.67%) Angular 2
9 15 (16.67%) XML
10 14 (15.56%) WSDL
11 10 (11.11%) Spring
12 9 (10.00%) Middleware
12 9 (10.00%) REST
13 8 (8.89%) Gherkin
13 8 (8.89%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (71.11%) TDD
3 34 (37.78%) Scrum
3 34 (37.78%) Test Automation
4 28 (31.11%) SOLID
5 20 (22.22%) MVC
6 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (20.00%) OO
7 15 (16.67%) User Stories
8 14 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (15.56%) Data Integration
8 14 (15.56%) Microservices
9 13 (14.44%) DevOps
10 12 (13.33%) Manual Testing
11 9 (10.00%) OWASP
12 8 (8.89%) Open Source
12 8 (8.89%) QA Automation
13 7 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (7.78%) Defect Management
13 7 (7.78%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 41 (45.56%) C#
2 30 (33.33%) Java
3 29 (32.22%) JavaScript
4 24 (26.67%) SQL
5 16 (17.78%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.78%) Python
7 6 (6.67%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.56%) Java 8
9 4 (4.44%) XAML
10 3 (3.33%) ES6
11 2 (2.22%) Go
11 2 (2.22%) PHP
12 1 (1.11%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (17.78%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.33%) HDFS
4 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (3.33%) Ansible
3 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Atlassian
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) Google
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.11%) Splunk