Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 48 53
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 +9
Contract jobs citing BDD 26 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.60% 3.49% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.93% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 29
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -9.52% +50.00%
10th Percentile £328 £405 £304
90th Percentile £485 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year +3.69% +8.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £44.19 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £44.19 -
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -

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 907 992 1,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.70% 88.73% 87.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 559 710
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £263
90th Percentile £575 £549 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 28 35
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.75 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.43% +27.27% +66.67%
10th Percentile £24.02 £23.37 £12.60
90th Percentile £55.35 £50.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -18 12 £455 -9.00% 1
Crawley -4 7 £423 -11.05% 4
East Grinstead - 1 £380 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Selenium
3 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (38.46%) Java
7 9 (34.62%) WebDriver
8 8 (30.77%) Web Services
8 8 (30.77%) TDD
9 7 (26.92%) Spring
9 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
9 7 (26.92%) Scrum
10 6 (23.08%) JUnit
10 6 (23.08%) Maven
10 6 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (23.08%) REST
10 6 (23.08%) Microservices
11 5 (19.23%) User Stories
11 5 (19.23%) SDLC
11 5 (19.23%) API Integration
11 5 (19.23%) API Testing
11 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
11 5 (19.23%) Java EE
11 5 (19.23%) JIRA
11 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
11 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
11 5 (19.23%) SOAP
11 5 (19.23%) Collaborative Working
12 4 (15.38%) QA
12 4 (15.38%) Git (software)

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 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (7.69%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) Redis
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Selenium
2 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 9 (34.62%) WebDriver
4 6 (23.08%) JUnit
4 6 (23.08%) Maven
5 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
6 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.54%) Gatling
8 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.85%) Mockito
8 1 (3.85%) Protractor
8 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
1 8 (30.77%) Tester
2 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
2 7 (26.92%) Spring
3 6 (23.08%) REST
4 5 (19.23%) Java EE
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 2 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (3.85%) Akka
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.85%) CSS
7 1 (3.85%) HTML
7 1 (3.85%) jQuery
7 1 (3.85%) JSON
7 1 (3.85%) Kafka
7 1 (3.85%) Lucene
7 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (23.08%) Microservices
7 5 (19.23%) API Integration
7 5 (19.23%) API Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
7 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 5 (19.23%) User Stories
8 4 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (11.54%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (11.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) Groovy
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
4 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) OpenText
1 2 (7.69%) Pega
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft