Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 84 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.67% 1.73% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.96% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 50
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £376 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.52% -16.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £321 £328 £313
90th Percentile £488 £431 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 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 1,138 971 1,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.61% 88.43% 90.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 603 759
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.42% +5.03%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 36
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £44.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.24% +14.84% +69.58%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.90 £14.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.25 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +3 14 £475 +27.09% 1
East Grinstead +11 4 £341 -11.59%
Crawley +10 2 £438 +25.00% 1
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
4 12 (57.14%) TDD
5 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
6 10 (47.62%) Kanban
7 9 (42.86%) JIRA
8 8 (38.10%) Spring
8 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
8 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (33.33%) REST
9 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 7 (33.33%) Confluence
9 7 (33.33%) MVC
9 7 (33.33%) SQL
10 6 (28.57%) Linux
10 6 (28.57%) Scala
10 6 (28.57%) QA
10 6 (28.57%) Selenium
10 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
11 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
11 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (23.81%) Microservices
11 5 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (23.81%) JSON
11 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (23.81%) HTML
11 5 (23.81%) .NET
11 5 (23.81%) JUnit

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 7 (33.33%) Confluence
2 4 (19.05%) CMS
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (14.29%) EPiServer
4 2 (9.52%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.76%) JBoss
5 1 (4.76%) Magnolia
5 1 (4.76%) OpenROAD
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (4.76%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (14.29%) Redis
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 6 (28.57%) Selenium
4 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (23.81%) JUnit
5 4 (19.05%) Hudson
5 4 (19.05%) Subversion
6 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (14.29%) JMeter
6 3 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (14.29%) ReSharper
6 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 3 (14.29%) Toad
6 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (9.52%) Protractor
7 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
7 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
8 1 (4.76%) Mockito
General
1 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Scala Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) AWS Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Software Validation Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Test and Validation Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Validation Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) JIRA Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Python Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Spring
2 7 (33.33%) REST
3 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) JSON
5 4 (19.05%) Django
5 4 (19.05%) Guice
5 4 (19.05%) Play Framework
5 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
5 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
4 12 (57.14%) TDD
5 10 (47.62%) Kanban
6 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (33.33%) MVC
8 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) Microservices
8 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) API Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (19.05%) DevOps
9 4 (19.05%) Functional Programming
9 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Open Source
9 4 (19.05%) OWASP
9 4 (19.05%) Pair Programming
9 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (19.05%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Scala
5 4 (19.05%) Ruby
6 3 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 2 (9.52%) Java 8
8 1 (4.76%) Python
8 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.52%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Google
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) webMethods
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) OpenText
4 1 (4.76%) Pega
4 1 (4.76%) WSO2