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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / Surrey
Rank 70 80 79
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.80% 1.62% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.97% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 11
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £349 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.94 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.44% -  

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 959 1064 1161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 82.11% 82.23% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 698 649
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 81 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.38 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.77 £51.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +10 6 £513 +2.50% 2
Staines - 2 £375 - 1
Woking -1 1 £460 +10.84% 2
Reigate -9 1 £350 -3.44% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £575 -
Camberley - 1 £473 - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 53 (92.98%) TDD
2 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (71.93%) C#
4 25 (43.86%) Git (software)
5 23 (40.35%) .NET
5 23 (40.35%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (38.60%) Kanban
7 20 (35.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (33.33%) Selenium
9 18 (31.58%) RESTful
9 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (29.82%) Web Services
11 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
12 15 (26.32%) CSS
12 15 (26.32%) jQuery
12 15 (26.32%) Web Development
12 15 (26.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (24.56%) React
13 14 (24.56%) Node.js
13 14 (24.56%) Grunt
13 14 (24.56%) Scrum
13 14 (24.56%) SQL
13 14 (24.56%) Java
14 13 (22.81%) SOAP
14 13 (22.81%) SpecFlow
15 12 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (21.05%) Test Strategy
15 12 (21.05%) Sass
15 12 (21.05%) WebDriver
15 12 (21.05%) DevOps

BDD
Top Related 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 3 (5.26%) Apache
1 3 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) Drupal
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Asana
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Big Data
1 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (43.86%) Git (software)
2 20 (35.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (33.33%) Selenium
4 15 (26.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (24.56%) Grunt
6 13 (22.81%) SpecFlow
7 12 (21.05%) Bower
7 12 (21.05%) WebDriver
8 10 (17.54%) Jenkins
8 10 (17.54%) NUnit
9 9 (15.79%) NuGet
10 8 (14.04%) MSTest
11 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
12 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
13 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
13 4 (7.02%) Gerrit
14 3 (5.26%) Subversion
15 2 (3.51%) JIRA
15 2 (3.51%) Protractor
16 1 (1.75%) JSHint
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Publishing
3 3 (5.26%) Games
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Advertising
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) C# Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Automation Tester
6 5 (8.77%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Tester
7 4 (7.02%) Angular Developer
7 4 (7.02%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.26%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) .NET
2 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
2 18 (31.58%) RESTful
3 17 (29.82%) Web Services
4 15 (26.32%) CSS
4 15 (26.32%) jQuery
5 14 (24.56%) Node.js
5 14 (24.56%) React
6 13 (22.81%) SOAP
7 12 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (21.05%) Sass
8 11 (19.30%) CSS3
8 11 (19.30%) LESS
9 9 (15.79%) XML
10 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
10 8 (14.04%) REST
11 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
12 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (10.53%) Spring Boot
13 5 (8.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
1 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (92.98%) TDD
2 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (40.35%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (38.60%) Kanban
5 15 (26.32%) Web Development
6 14 (24.56%) Scrum
7 12 (21.05%) DevOps
7 12 (21.05%) Test Strategy
8 10 (17.54%) MVC
9 9 (15.79%) MVVM
9 9 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (8.77%) Microservices
13 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
13 4 (7.02%) SOLID
14 3 (5.26%) API Testing
14 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (5.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) C#
2 14 (24.56%) Java
2 14 (24.56%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.77%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
1 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle