Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 80 102
Rank change year-on-year +32 +22 +13
Contract jobs citing BDD 156 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.81% 2.11% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 2.46% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 41 34
Surrey median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +16.13%
10th Percentile £400 £313 £349
90th Percentile £588 £525 £554
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Surrey median hourly rate £35.00 £57.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.60% +23.24% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.89% -

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 2,836 2,158 2,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.42% 86.01% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,976 1,497 1,488
Surrey median daily rate £475 £428 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.29% +6.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 58 92
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £28.00 £26.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.18% -25.36%
10th Percentile £11.10 £14.25 £13.47
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.88 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -

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 August 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 August 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 36 £500 +5.26% 1
Camberley +8 22 £575 +18.56% 1
Weybridge - 22 £475 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames 0 15 £468 -18.70%
Reigate -19 11 £418 +4.38% 4
Redhill +24 9 £525 -
Staines -20 4 £425 -5.56% 2
Godalming - 1 - - 3
Dorking - 1 £563 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 145 (92.95%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (81.41%) TDD
3 91 (58.33%) Java
4 83 (53.21%) Jenkins
5 73 (46.79%) RESTful
6 64 (41.03%) Test Automation
7 61 (39.10%) Finance
8 58 (37.18%) JSON
9 56 (35.90%) Unit Testing
10 54 (34.62%) Spring
11 51 (32.69%) RabbitMQ
12 49 (31.41%) REST
13 48 (30.77%) Kafka
14 47 (30.13%) Hadoop
15 46 (29.49%) Linux
16 45 (28.85%) Apache
16 45 (28.85%) JavaScript
16 45 (28.85%) Apache Spark
17 44 (28.21%) Unix
17 44 (28.21%) Middleware
17 44 (28.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 44 (28.21%) Big Data
18 41 (26.28%) DevOps
19 40 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
19 40 (25.64%) Scrum
20 39 (25.00%) Web Services
20 39 (25.00%) C#
20 39 (25.00%) Node.js
20 39 (25.00%) Git (software)
21 38 (24.36%) .NET

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 45 (28.85%) Apache
1 45 (28.85%) Apache Spark
2 19 (12.18%) GemFire
3 8 (5.13%) Confluence
4 7 (4.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (3.21%) EPiServer
5 5 (3.21%) Mule
6 4 (2.56%) IIS
7 3 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.28%) JBoss
8 2 (1.28%) Jetty
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.74%) Serverless
2 17 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.69%) GitHub
4 8 (5.13%) OpenShift
5 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (4.49%) PaaS
6 5 (3.21%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (3.21%) Force.com
7 4 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.64%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.64%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.64%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) HTTP
2 2 (1.28%) DNS
2 2 (1.28%) SSL
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.13%) Hadoop
2 44 (28.21%) Big Data
3 29 (18.59%) HBase
4 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 18 (11.54%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.77%) MySQL
6 9 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.13%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.49%) Apache Hive
8 7 (4.49%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.21%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (3.21%) MySQL Workbench
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.92%) Redis
11 2 (1.28%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.28%) Riak
11 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 83 (53.21%) Jenkins
2 39 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 22 (14.10%) Mocha
4 21 (13.46%) Babel
4 21 (13.46%) Cucumber
4 21 (13.46%) Gerrit
4 21 (13.46%) Sinon.JS
4 21 (13.46%) webpack
5 17 (10.90%) Selenium
6 14 (8.97%) NUnit
7 12 (7.69%) JIRA
7 12 (7.69%) JUnit
8 11 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (6.41%) SpecFlow
10 9 (5.77%) Visual Studio
10 9 (5.77%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (5.13%) MSBuild
12 7 (4.49%) Eclipse
12 7 (4.49%) IntelliJ
13 6 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (39.10%) Finance
2 2 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 101 (64.74%) Developer
2 54 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 31 (19.87%) Full Stack Developer
4 22 (14.10%) Big Data Developer
5 21 (13.46%) Node.js Developer
5 21 (13.46%) React Developer
6 17 (10.90%) .NET Developer
7 13 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 10 (6.41%) Apache Spark Developer
9 10 (6.41%) Java Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Angular Developer
10 9 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Architect
11 7 (4.49%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.85%) Analyst
12 6 (3.85%) Consultant
12 6 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (46.79%) RESTful
2 58 (37.18%) JSON
3 54 (34.62%) Spring
4 51 (32.69%) RabbitMQ
5 49 (31.41%) REST
6 48 (30.77%) Kafka
7 44 (28.21%) Middleware
8 39 (25.00%) Node.js
8 39 (25.00%) Web Services
9 38 (24.36%) .NET
9 38 (24.36%) J2EE
10 36 (23.08%) CSS
10 36 (23.08%) HTML
11 30 (19.23%) HTML5
12 29 (18.59%) React
12 29 (18.59%) Spring Boot
13 27 (17.31%) CSS3
14 25 (16.03%) Spark Streaming
15 24 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 22 (14.10%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.49%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (4.49%) User Experience
3 7 (4.49%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.85%) Blog
4 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.21%) Clustering
6 4 (2.56%) Tandem
7 2 (1.28%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.28%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.49%) Linux
2 44 (28.21%) Unix
3 6 (3.85%) Android
3 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.92%) Windows
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (92.95%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (81.41%) TDD
3 64 (41.03%) Test Automation
4 56 (35.90%) Unit Testing
5 41 (26.28%) DevOps
6 40 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 40 (25.64%) Scrum
7 35 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (19.23%) SDLC
9 27 (17.31%) API Development
9 27 (17.31%) System Testing
10 23 (14.74%) Web Development
11 22 (14.10%) Configuration Management
11 22 (14.10%) Microservices
12 21 (13.46%) API Design
12 21 (13.46%) MVC
13 16 (10.26%) User Stories
14 13 (8.33%) ATDD
14 13 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 91 (58.33%) Java
2 45 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.00%) C#
4 23 (14.74%) TypeScript
5 21 (13.46%) ES6
6 8 (5.13%) Java 8
6 8 (5.13%) Python
6 8 (5.13%) XAML
7 7 (4.49%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.21%) Apex Code
8 5 (3.21%) C++
9 4 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.92%) SQL
11 2 (1.28%) C
11 2 (1.28%) Go
11 2 (1.28%) PHP
12 1 (0.64%) Ruby
12 1 (0.64%) Scala
12 1 (0.64%) VBA
12 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.92%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.64%) HND
4 1 (0.64%) ISEB
4 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) GCP
2 1 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (28.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 29 (18.59%) Docker
3 24 (15.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (23.72%) Hadoop YARN
2 11 (7.05%) Ansible
3 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.92%) Puppet
4 2 (1.28%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.13%) Oracle
3 6 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.21%) Google
4 5 (3.21%) SAP
5 1 (0.64%) Apple
5 1 (0.64%) Capita
5 1 (0.64%) Wrike
5 1 (0.64%) Xamarin