The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Surrey / Woking
Rank 15 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 1.37% 2.08% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 3.13% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £460 £415 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.84% +56.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Woking with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 51 32 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 69.86% 66.67% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 34
Median daily rate £400 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +27.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £336 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -81.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Woking

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 27 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 Woking region with a requirement for BDD.

1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 15 (78.95%) Kanban
4 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
5 12 (63.16%) RESTful
6 10 (52.63%) Web Services
7 9 (47.37%) .NET
7 9 (47.37%) CSS
7 9 (47.37%) jQuery
7 9 (47.37%) Node.js
7 9 (47.37%) Sass
7 9 (47.37%) Grunt
7 9 (47.37%) React
8 8 (42.11%) Bower
8 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (42.11%) LESS
8 8 (42.11%) CSS3
8 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
8 8 (42.11%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (42.11%) Web Development
8 8 (42.11%) Selenium
9 7 (36.84%) NuGet
9 7 (36.84%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
10 6 (31.58%) WebDriver
10 6 (31.58%) MVVM
10 6 (31.58%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Woking 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 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
3 9 (47.37%) Grunt
4 8 (42.11%) Bower
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) NuGet
5 7 (36.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
6 6 (31.58%) WebDriver
7 5 (26.32%) MSTest
7 5 (26.32%) NUnit
8 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
9 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
10 1 (5.26%) Ant
10 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 4 (21.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Full Stack Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Coach
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) RESTful
2 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 9 (47.37%) Node.js
3 9 (47.37%) React
3 9 (47.37%) Sass
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (42.11%) CSS3
4 8 (42.11%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (42.11%) LESS
5 5 (26.32%) SOAP
5 5 (26.32%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (78.95%) Kanban
4 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
5 8 (42.11%) Web Development
6 6 (31.58%) MVVM
7 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) Product Management
9 2 (10.53%) Project Management
10 1 (5.26%) DevOps
10 1 (5.26%) MVC
10 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
10 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft