Period
to 17 October 2018

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 6 months to 17 October 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 73 48
Rank change year-on-year +16 -25 +25
Contract jobs citing BDD 45 18 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.07% 1.81% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 2.02% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 47
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £380 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £284 £305 £395
90th Percentile £488 £441 £543
South East median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £47.50 -
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.95% +5.56% -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,000 893 1,224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.50% 89.57% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 545 706
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £252 £266
90th Percentile £558 £541 £550
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 37
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.25 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.79% +26.67% +134.38%
10th Percentile £18.38 £23.12 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -2.17%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 October 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
Worthing +9 33 £429 +38.31% 4
Crawley +7 4 £293 - 4
East Grinstead +6 4 £341 -10.20%
Gatwick -4 1 £505 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for BDD.

1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (77.78%) Scrum
2 35 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 34 (75.56%) Java
4 31 (68.89%) JIRA
4 31 (68.89%) Confluence
5 24 (53.33%) Git (software)
6 23 (51.11%) TDD
7 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
8 21 (46.67%) Kanban
8 21 (46.67%) Selenium
9 20 (44.44%) MVC
10 19 (42.22%) Cucumber
10 19 (42.22%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (40.00%) Relational Database
11 18 (40.00%) REST
11 18 (40.00%) Spring
12 17 (37.78%) HTTP
12 17 (37.78%) JSON
12 17 (37.78%) Scala
12 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (37.78%) API Testing
13 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (35.56%) QA
13 16 (35.56%) Integration Testing
13 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
13 16 (35.56%) SOAP
13 16 (35.56%) Linux
14 15 (33.33%) JUnit
14 15 (33.33%) JMeter

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 31 (68.89%) Confluence
2 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) OpenROAD
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) BrowserStack
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.67%) Redis
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (68.89%) JIRA
2 24 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 21 (46.67%) Selenium
4 19 (42.22%) Cucumber
5 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
6 15 (33.33%) Hudson
6 15 (33.33%) JMeter
6 15 (33.33%) JUnit
6 15 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 15 (33.33%) Subversion
7 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (13.33%) WebDriver
9 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (6.67%) ReSharper
10 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
10 3 (6.67%) Toad
10 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Analyst
2 17 (37.78%) Scala Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Scala Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Head of Architecture
8 1 (2.22%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) REST
1 18 (40.00%) Spring
2 17 (37.78%) JSON
3 16 (35.56%) SOAP
4 15 (33.33%) Django
4 15 (33.33%) Guice
4 15 (33.33%) Play Framework
4 15 (33.33%) RESTful
4 15 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 9 (20.00%) .NET
5 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (15.56%) CSS
6 7 (15.56%) HTML
7 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.11%) HTML5
8 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (77.78%) Scrum
2 35 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 23 (51.11%) TDD
4 21 (46.67%) Kanban
5 20 (44.44%) MVC
6 19 (42.22%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (37.78%) API Testing
8 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (35.56%) Integration Testing
9 15 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 15 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 15 (33.33%) Functional Programming
9 15 (33.33%) Open Source
9 15 (33.33%) OWASP
9 15 (33.33%) Pair Programming
9 15 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (33.33%) Web Design
10 5 (11.11%) Web Development
11 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) Java
2 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
3 17 (37.78%) Scala
4 15 (33.33%) Ruby
5 9 (20.00%) C#
6 7 (15.56%) SQL
7 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) Java 8
8 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.89%) ISEB
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Google
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) webMethods
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) WSO2