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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 57 45 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.36% 3.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 4.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 0
Median daily rate £363 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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 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 449 532 426
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.35% 88.81% 82.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 322 264
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
Worthing +18 4 - - 2
Crawley 0 1 £350 -9.67% 2
Chichester - 1 - - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for BDD.

1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Selenium
3 12 (52.17%) WebDriver
4 11 (47.83%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
6 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
6 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
6 9 (39.13%) Protractor
6 9 (39.13%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Java
7 8 (34.78%) TDD
8 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (30.43%) Validation
8 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
9 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
9 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 6 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
9 6 (26.09%) .NET
9 6 (26.09%) Test Management
9 6 (26.09%) JIRA
10 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 4 (17.39%) User Stories
11 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
11 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 4 (17.39%) Spring
11 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
11 4 (17.39%) OO

BDD
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Google Play
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Selenium
2 12 (52.17%) WebDriver
3 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (39.13%) Protractor
4 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
5 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
6 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 6 (26.09%) JIRA
7 4 (17.39%) JMeter
8 3 (13.04%) Appium
8 3 (13.04%) Burp Suite
9 2 (8.70%) Subversion
10 1 (4.35%) Calabash
10 1 (4.35%) Capybara
10 1 (4.35%) Mockito
10 1 (4.35%) RSpec
10 1 (4.35%) WATIR
General
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Developer in Test
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) Spring
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) Node.js
6 1 (4.35%) React
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Exploratory Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
3 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (30.43%) Validation
5 6 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Test Management
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) User Stories
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.04%) OWASP
7 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) HNC
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) WAI
1 3 (13.04%) WCAG
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) hybris