The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 70 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 38 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 0.63% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 0.81% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 18
Median daily rate £420 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £338 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
BDD
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1577 1970 1960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.45% 77.44% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 1052 1040
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 89 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Reading +6 17 £413 +13.01% 5
Maidenhead - 9 £425 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £450 -
Wokingham - 1 £365 - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 53 (89.83%) TDD
2 50 (84.75%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (64.41%) Scrum
4 27 (45.76%) Java
5 22 (37.29%) C#
5 22 (37.29%) Selenium
6 18 (30.51%) WebDriver
6 18 (30.51%) REST
7 16 (27.12%) .NET
8 15 (25.42%) XML
9 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (22.03%) JSON
10 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
10 13 (22.03%) SQL
11 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
11 12 (20.34%) JIRA
11 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
11 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
12 11 (18.64%) Kanban
13 10 (16.95%) Python
13 10 (16.95%) Web Services
14 9 (15.25%) C++
14 9 (15.25%) HTTP
14 9 (15.25%) MVC
14 9 (15.25%) Ruby
14 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
14 9 (15.25%) RESTful
14 9 (15.25%) User Stories
15 8 (13.56%) Cucumber
15 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (11.86%) CMS
2 6 (10.17%) Confluence
2 6 (10.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.78%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.39%) IIS
5 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.69%) GemFire
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) HBase
4 1 (1.69%) OLTP
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Selenium
2 18 (30.51%) WebDriver
3 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
4 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
4 12 (20.34%) JIRA
5 8 (13.56%) Cucumber
5 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (11.86%) eggPlant
6 7 (11.86%) Gradle
6 7 (11.86%) JMeter
6 7 (11.86%) SoapUI
7 6 (10.17%) Ant
7 6 (10.17%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (10.17%) Bitbucket
7 6 (10.17%) Maven
8 5 (8.47%) JUnit
9 4 (6.78%) NUnit
9 4 (6.78%) Subversion
10 3 (5.08%) LoadRunner
10 3 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Publishing
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Developer in Test
6 6 (10.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Web Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Scrum Master
8 4 (6.78%) Web Applications Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.08%) QA Automation Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) REST
2 16 (27.12%) .NET
3 15 (25.42%) XML
4 13 (22.03%) JSON
5 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
6 10 (16.95%) Web Services
7 9 (15.25%) RESTful
8 8 (13.56%) HTML
9 7 (11.86%) HTML5
10 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
10 6 (10.17%) CSS
10 6 (10.17%) Node.js
10 6 (10.17%) SOAP
11 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (8.47%) Gherkin
11 5 (8.47%) Spring
12 4 (6.78%) CSS3
12 4 (6.78%) jQuery
12 4 (6.78%) Kafka
12 4 (6.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
1 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Android
2 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (89.83%) TDD
2 50 (84.75%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (64.41%) Scrum
4 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
6 11 (18.64%) Kanban
7 9 (15.25%) MVC
7 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.25%) User Stories
8 8 (13.56%) Manual Testing
8 8 (13.56%) OO
8 8 (13.56%) SDLC
8 8 (13.56%) Software Delivery
9 7 (11.86%) Data Protection
9 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.86%) Project Management
10 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.17%) OOP
10 6 (10.17%) Open Source
10 6 (10.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Java
2 22 (37.29%) C#
3 13 (22.03%) SQL
4 10 (16.95%) Python
5 9 (15.25%) C++
5 9 (15.25%) Ruby
6 8 (13.56%) Groovy
6 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.17%) PHP
8 4 (6.78%) Scala
9 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.39%) Perl
10 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.39%) XPath
11 1 (1.69%) C
11 1 (1.69%) Go
11 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Splunk
4 1 (1.69%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.69%) Pega
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
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