Lowest Unique Bid Auction Site
o Auction site based on the lowest unique bid will win the auction. Each
auction has a bid quota (the required number of bids in order to close the
o Each bid price per auction is different.
o A User is notified by email if they are no longer the winning bid.
o The “sizzling” status shows how close the user is to winning.
o Listing (On Homepage) [1‐2 days]
Recently finished auctions
Username placed x amount of bids
Total saving in £ and %
o Browse: [1‐2 days]
o View Auction [3‐4 days]
Additional Product Images (Max 5)
My Bids (List of all bids, unique and non‐unique)
Sizzling Status [1‐1.5 days]
o If the users bid is within x places of the winner then
the following status is shown:
Over 200 Cold
o Question: Is this only unique bids or all places bid by the
user that count towards the sizzling status?
Max Bids (same for every auction)
Cost Per Bid
Total Bids (unique, non‐unique, total)
Last Bidder / Recent Bidders (See Leader board)
Bids Left (Calculated)
o Bidding System [2‐3 days]
User enter the number they want to bid on (from £0.01 upwards)
Bid values are to the nearest pence.
All bids (on an auction) cost the same amount to place.
After the bid is placed the user is shown if the bid was unique, nonunique
and if it’s the currently winning bid.
Same Quota for every auction.
Automatic Status Updates (Ajax Polling every second) [1‐2 days]
e.g. # I enter a bid amount (not entered before and the
the result is shown immediately (as unique and winning)
this bid will be shown in my bids and on the leader board
bids left will decrease by 1
total bids + unique bids will increase by 1
somebody else bids on the same number
they are shown its not unique
leader board and my bids are updated
total bids + non unique bids will increase by 1
unique bids will decrease by 1
Login / Registration [1 day]
Town / City
Mobile Phone Number
o Account Details [1 day]
Edit users details
o My Auctions
List of all active auctions [1 day]
Status / Bids Left
List of all finished auctions [1 day]
View Bid History [1 day]
Highlight winning amount and user.
o Auction Id
o Auction Name
o View Bids
o My Credit [1.5‐2 days]
o My Wins [0.5‐1 days]
List of all auctions that have been won
Pay winning Bid Price Online [1 day]
Payment System [2‐3 days]
o PayPal Integration with Call‐back for Payment Confirmation.
o Purchase credits in bulk 1 credit = £0.01 (£20, £50, £75, £100, £200)
o User [2 days]
View / Add / Edit / Delete / Ban
View Bid History
View User Details
o Transactions [1 day]
Winner of each product when auction closed
Winning Bid Price
Total Number of Bids on item
Total Saving in £'s or % (total bids cost + final winning price ‐ RRP)
o Products [2‐3 days]
Add / Edit / Delete
Number of Unique Bids
Number of Non Unique Bids
Current Higher Unique Bid
Auto generated Emails [2‐3 days]
o Registration / Welcome Email
o Payment Confirmation
o Winning Bidder Notification
o Forgotten Password / Username
o Winning Place Lost [1.5‐2 days]
When a bid is placed on an auction a check is made to see:
If the bid is unique and winning
If the user is different from the previous winner.
If the conditions are true an email is sent to the previous winner to
inform them they have lost the winning spot.
o Core System [25‐34 days]
o Quality Assurance and Testing [2‐3 days]
o Additional Features
Sizzling Status [1‐1.5 days]
Winning place lost notification [1.5‐2 days]
o Total [29.5‐40.5 days]