Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 89 101
Rank change year-on-year +45 +12 +10
Contract jobs citing BDD 167 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.51% 1.94% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 2.30% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 37 33
Surrey median daily rate £495 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.03% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £338
90th Percentile £575 £545 £515
South East median daily rate £475 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +17.28% +1.25% +6.67%
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 £47.50 £50.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% -

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 2,606 1,911 2,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 85.95% 84.11% 83.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,828 1,274 1,404
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £266
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 53 143
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -37.50% -
10th Percentile £10.70 £13.55 £13.50
90th Percentile £52.13 £47.50 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +7.14% -11.58% +5.56%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +11 33 £495 -14.00%
Weybridge - 32 £475 -
Guildford +6 22 £500 +5.26% 8
Camberley +5 17 £543 +14.81% 3
Staines -13 9 £410 -8.89% 2
Reigate -25 9 £460 +31.43% 7
Redhill +25 7 £475 -
Egham - 2 - -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 142 (85.03%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (70.66%) TDD
3 94 (56.29%) Test Automation
3 94 (56.29%) Jenkins
4 79 (47.31%) Java
5 77 (46.11%) RESTful
6 74 (44.31%) Unit Testing
7 67 (40.12%) Continuous Delivery
8 57 (34.13%) JavaScript
8 57 (34.13%) JSON
9 54 (32.34%) Web Services
10 53 (31.74%) Git (software)
11 51 (30.54%) HTML
12 50 (29.94%) CSS
12 50 (29.94%) Scrum
13 48 (28.74%) Spring
14 46 (27.54%) Node.js
15 44 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (26.35%) Finance
16 42 (25.15%) React
17 41 (24.55%) RabbitMQ
17 41 (24.55%) HTML5
18 40 (23.95%) REST
18 40 (23.95%) DevOps
18 40 (23.95%) API Development
19 39 (23.35%) SDLC
19 39 (23.35%) Kafka
20 38 (22.75%) Hadoop
20 38 (22.75%) Linux
20 38 (22.75%) Middleware

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 35 (20.96%) Apache
2 33 (19.76%) Apache Spark
3 14 (8.38%) GemFire
4 10 (5.99%) Confluence
5 7 (4.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (4.19%) Mule
6 4 (2.40%) EPiServer
6 4 (2.40%) IIS
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.60%) JBoss
8 1 (0.60%) Jetty
8 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.96%) Serverless
2 17 (10.18%) GitHub
3 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.19%) PaaS
5 5 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (2.99%) Force.com
6 4 (2.40%) npm
6 4 (2.40%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.80%) Yarn
8 2 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.59%) HTTP
2 3 (1.80%) DNS
2 3 (1.80%) SSL
3 1 (0.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.75%) Hadoop
2 36 (21.56%) Big Data
3 33 (19.76%) SQL Server
4 30 (17.96%) HBase
5 26 (15.57%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.59%) MySQL
6 11 (6.59%) Oracle Database
7 10 (5.99%) RDBMS
8 9 (5.39%) MongoDB
8 9 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (4.19%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (2.99%) MySQL Workbench
11 3 (1.80%) Parquet
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.20%) Redis
12 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.60%) Riak
Development Applications
1 94 (56.29%) Jenkins
2 53 (31.74%) Git (software)
3 36 (21.56%) Mocha
4 33 (19.76%) webpack
5 32 (19.16%) Babel
5 32 (19.16%) Gerrit
5 32 (19.16%) Sinon.JS
6 28 (16.77%) Selenium
7 17 (10.18%) Cucumber
7 17 (10.18%) Visual Studio
8 16 (9.58%) JUnit
8 16 (9.58%) NUnit
8 16 (9.58%) SpecFlow
9 14 (8.38%) Maven
9 14 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (7.78%) JIRA
11 10 (5.99%) MSBuild
12 9 (5.39%) JBehave
13 7 (4.19%) Cobertura
13 7 (4.19%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (26.35%) Finance
2 3 (1.80%) Banking
3 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 120 (71.86%) Developer
2 46 (27.54%) Java Developer
3 43 (25.75%) Full Stack Developer
4 32 (19.16%) Node.js Developer
4 32 (19.16%) React Developer
5 21 (12.57%) Big Data Developer
6 17 (10.18%) .NET Developer
7 15 (8.98%) C# Developer
7 15 (8.98%) DevOps Developer
8 12 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (7.19%) Salesforce Developer
9 9 (5.39%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) UI Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Apache Spark Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Architect
10 8 (4.79%) UI Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) UI/UX Developer
10 8 (4.79%) UX Developer
10 8 (4.79%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (46.11%) RESTful
2 57 (34.13%) JSON
3 54 (32.34%) Web Services
4 51 (30.54%) HTML
5 50 (29.94%) CSS
6 48 (28.74%) Spring
7 46 (27.54%) Node.js
8 42 (25.15%) React
9 41 (24.55%) HTML5
9 41 (24.55%) RabbitMQ
10 40 (23.95%) REST
11 39 (23.35%) Kafka
12 38 (22.75%) Middleware
13 37 (22.16%) .NET
14 36 (21.56%) CSS3
15 33 (19.76%) Chai
15 33 (19.76%) JMS
15 33 (19.76%) Redux
16 32 (19.16%) Express
17 30 (17.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) User Experience
2 13 (7.78%) Clustering
3 10 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.99%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (5.99%) Virtual Team
4 7 (4.19%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.19%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.20%) iPad
7 1 (0.60%) Animation
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.75%) Linux
2 35 (20.96%) Unix
3 8 (4.79%) Android
3 8 (4.79%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.99%) Windows
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (85.03%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (70.66%) TDD
3 94 (56.29%) Test Automation
4 74 (44.31%) Unit Testing
5 67 (40.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 50 (29.94%) Scrum
7 44 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (23.95%) API Development
8 40 (23.95%) DevOps
9 39 (23.35%) SDLC
10 33 (19.76%) Web Development
11 32 (19.16%) API Design
11 32 (19.16%) Configuration Management
12 25 (14.97%) Microservices
13 23 (13.77%) System Testing
14 19 (11.38%) MVC
15 18 (10.78%) User Stories
16 15 (8.98%) Kanban
16 15 (8.98%) Release Management
17 13 (7.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 79 (47.31%) Java
2 57 (34.13%) JavaScript
3 38 (22.75%) TypeScript
4 36 (21.56%) C#
5 33 (19.76%) ES6
6 10 (5.99%) Shell Script
6 10 (5.99%) XAML
7 9 (5.39%) Java 8
8 6 (3.59%) Python
9 5 (2.99%) Apex Code
9 5 (2.99%) SQL
9 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.40%) PHP
11 3 (1.80%) C++
11 3 (1.80%) Groovy
11 3 (1.80%) VBA
12 2 (1.20%) Ruby
12 2 (1.20%) Scala
13 1 (0.60%) C
13 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.80%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 35 (20.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 35 (20.96%) Docker
2 23 (13.77%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (16.77%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (4.79%) Ansible
3 6 (3.59%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.40%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.38%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (10.18%) Oracle
4 5 (2.99%) SAP
5 2 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.60%) Zend