The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 20 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.02% - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Median daily rate £485 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
BDD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
292 280 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.67% 81.40% 90.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 183 324
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Bedfordshire region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 18 £485 - 9
Bedford - 3 £450 - 2
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) TDD
2 20 (86.96%) QA
3 18 (78.26%) C#
3 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
4 17 (73.91%) Cucumber
4 17 (73.91%) SDET
5 16 (69.57%) E-Commerce
5 16 (69.57%) Selenium
6 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (65.22%) SpecFlow
6 15 (65.22%) TeamCity
7 14 (60.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (60.87%) Ruby
7 14 (60.87%) Python
8 13 (56.52%) Java
8 13 (56.52%) WebDriver
8 13 (56.52%) ATDD
8 13 (56.52%) Feature Driven Development
9 12 (52.17%) JBehave
9 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
9 12 (52.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (47.83%) JIRA
10 11 (47.83%) Perl
10 11 (47.83%) JUnit
10 11 (47.83%) Defect Management
10 11 (47.83%) TestNG
10 11 (47.83%) SoapUI
11 10 (43.48%) Ant
11 10 (43.48%) Maven

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Cucumber
2 16 (69.57%) Selenium
3 15 (65.22%) SpecFlow
3 15 (65.22%) TeamCity
4 13 (56.52%) WebDriver
5 12 (52.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (52.17%) JBehave
5 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
6 11 (47.83%) JIRA
6 11 (47.83%) JUnit
6 11 (47.83%) SoapUI
6 11 (47.83%) TestNG
7 10 (43.48%) Ant
7 10 (43.48%) Maven
8 3 (13.04%) Appium
8 3 (13.04%) Calabash
9 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
9 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
1 10 (43.48%) Test Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Developer in Test
4 6 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Software Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Java RMI
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) TDD
3 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
4 16 (69.57%) E-Commerce
5 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (60.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (56.52%) ATDD
7 13 (56.52%) Feature Driven Development
8 11 (47.83%) Defect Management
9 8 (34.78%) API Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
11 2 (8.70%) Agile Testing
11 2 (8.70%) QA Automation
11 2 (8.70%) SOLID
12 1 (4.35%) Analytics
12 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
12 1 (4.35%) OOP
12 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
12 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
12 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Ruby
3 13 (56.52%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Haskell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (86.96%) QA
2 17 (73.91%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Xamarin
2 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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