The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 June 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.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 59 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.87% 2.73% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 3.07% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 3
Median daily rate £399 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.28% -1.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £324 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £514 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.28% -  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 419 651 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.93% 88.93% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 403 301
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in West Sussex

BDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BDD in West Sussex

BDD
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Worthing +14 4 £438 -7.89% 1
East Grinstead - 3 £386 - 1
Gatwick +2 2 - -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for BDD.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) C#
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
5 8 (50.00%) Selenium
5 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) SpecFlow
5 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (50.00%) Protractor
6 7 (43.75%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
6 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (43.75%) Validation
7 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 5 (31.25%) CSS
8 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 5 (31.25%) JIRA
9 4 (25.00%) HTML
9 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (25.00%) Test Management
9 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Redis
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (50.00%) Protractor
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
1 8 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (18.75%) ReSharper
4 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
4 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
5 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Developer in Test
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) Sass
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) Node.js
7 1 (6.25%) React
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 7 (43.75%) Validation
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (25.00%) SOLID
6 4 (25.00%) Test Management
7 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) HNC
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint