Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +44 -5 +29
Contract jobs citing BDD 148 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.59% 2.16% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 2.54% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 43 43
Surrey median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £408 £321 £340
90th Percentile £588 £513 £548
South East median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Surrey median hourly rate - £57.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.67% -
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.95% +5.56% -

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 2,837 2,287 1,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.91% 85.18% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,003 1,632 1,334
Surrey median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 59 87
Surrey median hourly rate £36.25 £39.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +42.47% -8.75%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £45.40
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +5 38 £500 - 3
Camberley +9 18 £575 +10.58% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames +1 13 £465 +16.25% 3
Reigate -12 13 £455 +13.75% 2
Staines -7 10 £425 -12.82% 1
Redhill +11 8 £488 -
Woking +10 4 £513 +41.38% 1
Weybridge - 3 £475 -
Dorking - 1 £563 -
Godalming - 1 - - 4
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 138 (93.24%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (75.00%) TDD
3 87 (58.78%) Java
4 57 (38.51%) Finance
5 54 (36.49%) Jenkins
6 51 (34.46%) REST
7 48 (32.43%) Test Automation
8 47 (31.76%) Spring
9 46 (31.08%) RabbitMQ
10 45 (30.41%) Linux
11 44 (29.73%) JSON
12 42 (28.38%) RESTful
13 41 (27.70%) Kafka
13 41 (27.70%) DevOps
14 40 (27.03%) Hadoop
15 39 (26.35%) JavaScript
15 39 (26.35%) Scrum
15 39 (26.35%) Apache Spark
16 37 (25.00%) Unix
16 37 (25.00%) Apache
17 36 (24.32%) Middleware
17 36 (24.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 35 (23.65%) Big Data
19 34 (22.97%) C#
20 33 (22.30%) .NET
20 33 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (21.62%) J2EE
21 32 (21.62%) Hadoop YARN
22 31 (20.95%) Cucumber
23 30 (20.27%) Git (software)

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 39 (26.35%) Apache Spark
2 37 (25.00%) Apache
3 13 (8.78%) GemFire
4 8 (5.41%) EPiServer
5 5 (3.38%) CMS
5 5 (3.38%) Confluence
6 4 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.35%) IIS
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.68%) Drupal
8 1 (0.68%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) Jetty
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.08%) GitHub
3 7 (4.73%) PaaS
4 6 (4.05%) BrowserStack
5 5 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.70%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.70%) SaaS
6 4 (2.70%) Serverless
7 3 (2.03%) IaaS
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) HTTP
2 3 (2.03%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.03%) Hadoop
2 35 (23.65%) Big Data
3 18 (12.16%) HBase
4 15 (10.14%) NoSQL
5 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
6 10 (6.76%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.05%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.70%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.03%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.35%) MySQL
10 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.35%) Redis
10 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.68%) Riak
Development Applications
1 54 (36.49%) Jenkins
2 31 (20.95%) Cucumber
3 30 (20.27%) Git (software)
4 25 (16.89%) Selenium
5 15 (10.14%) JIRA
6 13 (8.78%) JMeter
7 11 (7.43%) Protractor
7 11 (7.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (5.41%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.73%) JUnit
9 7 (4.73%) MSBuild
9 7 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (4.73%) Subversion
9 7 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.73%) TeamCity
9 7 (4.73%) WebDriver
10 6 (4.05%) Gatling
10 6 (4.05%) IntelliJ
10 6 (4.05%) Maven
10 6 (4.05%) NUnit
General
1 57 (38.51%) Finance
2 2 (1.35%) Banking
2 2 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (56.08%) Developer
2 45 (30.41%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.16%) Big Data Developer
4 16 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) .NET Developer
5 15 (10.14%) Angular Developer
6 12 (8.11%) Consultant
7 11 (7.43%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Apache Spark Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Tester
9 9 (6.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Hadoop Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 8 (5.41%) EPiServer Consultant
11 7 (4.73%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.73%) Java Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Analyst
12 6 (4.05%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (4.05%) Test Analyst
12 6 (4.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (34.46%) REST
2 47 (31.76%) Spring
3 46 (31.08%) RabbitMQ
4 44 (29.73%) JSON
5 42 (28.38%) RESTful
6 41 (27.70%) Kafka
7 36 (24.32%) Middleware
8 33 (22.30%) .NET
9 32 (21.62%) J2EE
10 28 (18.92%) CSS
11 27 (18.24%) AngularJS
11 27 (18.24%) Spring Boot
12 26 (17.57%) HTML
13 25 (16.89%) Node.js
14 22 (14.86%) HTML5
15 20 (13.51%) Spark Streaming
16 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET
17 17 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (8.78%) SOAP
18 13 (8.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.08%) User Experience
3 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.05%) Blog
5 4 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.70%) Tandem
5 4 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
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 45 (30.41%) Linux
2 37 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (2.70%) Windows
4 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (93.24%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (75.00%) TDD
3 48 (32.43%) Test Automation
4 41 (27.70%) DevOps
5 39 (26.35%) Scrum
6 33 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (18.24%) System Testing
8 26 (17.57%) Unit Testing
9 24 (16.22%) Microservices
10 21 (14.19%) Kanban
11 19 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (12.84%) MVC
12 16 (10.81%) OO
13 15 (10.14%) ATDD
14 14 (9.46%) Software Engineering
15 13 (8.78%) Non-Functional Testing
15 13 (8.78%) SDET
16 12 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (7.43%) User Stories
18 10 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (58.78%) Java
2 39 (26.35%) JavaScript
3 34 (22.97%) C#
4 11 (7.43%) SQL
5 9 (6.08%) Java 8
5 9 (6.08%) Python
6 6 (4.05%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.38%) C++
8 4 (2.70%) Go
8 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.70%) XAML
9 3 (2.03%) ES6
9 3 (2.03%) PHP
10 2 (1.35%) C
10 2 (1.35%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.41%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.35%) ISEB
5 2 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.68%) HND
6 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.57%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (24.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (12.16%) Docker
2 18 (12.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (21.62%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (4.05%) Ansible
2 6 (4.05%) Puppet
3 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.03%) Grafana
4 3 (2.03%) Graphite
4 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.68%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.68%) Oozie
5 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.38%) Google
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle
4 1 (0.68%) Apple
4 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.68%) Wrike