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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 61 113 117
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 44 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.18% 0.48% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.59% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 14
Median daily rate £413 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £340 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
1619 2043 2097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.23% 81.17% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 1081 1066
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +20 19 £413 +12.09% 3
Bracknell - 16 £450 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £388 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 67 (91.78%) TDD
2 61 (83.56%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (61.64%) Scrum
4 35 (47.95%) Java
5 31 (42.47%) Selenium
6 27 (36.99%) WebDriver
7 26 (35.62%) REST
8 23 (31.51%) Test Automation
8 23 (31.51%) XML
9 22 (30.14%) C#
10 20 (27.40%) JSON
11 19 (26.03%) C++
11 19 (26.03%) OO
11 19 (26.03%) Automated Testing
12 18 (24.66%) Ruby
12 18 (24.66%) Python
13 17 (23.29%) OOP
13 17 (23.29%) Project Management
13 17 (23.29%) HTTP
13 17 (23.29%) JMeter
13 17 (23.29%) Maven
13 17 (23.29%) Groovy
14 16 (21.92%) Bitbucket
14 16 (21.92%) Gradle
14 16 (21.92%) CMS
14 16 (21.92%) Content Management
14 16 (21.92%) eggPlant
15 15 (20.55%) Apache Ivy
15 15 (20.55%) Ant
15 15 (20.55%) Sitecore CMS

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 16 (21.92%) CMS
2 15 (20.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (5.48%) Confluence
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
4 3 (4.11%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) JBoss
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) OLTP
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (42.47%) Selenium
2 27 (36.99%) WebDriver
3 17 (23.29%) JMeter
3 17 (23.29%) Maven
4 16 (21.92%) Bitbucket
4 16 (21.92%) eggPlant
4 16 (21.92%) Gradle
5 15 (20.55%) Ant
5 15 (20.55%) Apache Ivy
6 10 (13.70%) Cucumber
7 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
7 9 (12.33%) JIRA
8 6 (8.22%) JUnit
9 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
9 5 (6.85%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.48%) NUnit
10 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (4.11%) NeoLoad
11 3 (4.11%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (4.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Publishing
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Developer in Test
3 11 (15.07%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Scrum Master
5 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Tester
9 4 (5.48%) Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) QA Automation Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
11 2 (2.74%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.62%) REST
2 23 (31.51%) XML
3 20 (27.40%) JSON
4 13 (17.81%) AngularJS
4 13 (17.81%) Web Services
5 10 (13.70%) .NET
6 8 (10.96%) RESTful
7 6 (8.22%) React
7 6 (8.22%) Spring
8 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.85%) Entity Framework
8 5 (6.85%) HTML
8 5 (6.85%) SOAP
9 4 (5.48%) CSS
9 4 (5.48%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.48%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (4.11%) Angular 2
10 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (4.11%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.37%) iPad
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Android
2 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (91.78%) TDD
2 61 (83.56%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (61.64%) Scrum
4 23 (31.51%) Test Automation
5 19 (26.03%) Automated Testing
5 19 (26.03%) OO
6 17 (23.29%) OOP
6 17 (23.29%) Project Management
7 16 (21.92%) Content Management
8 14 (19.18%) Manual Testing
8 14 (19.18%) Visualisation
9 13 (17.81%) Data Protection
10 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (15.07%) Security Testing
11 11 (15.07%) Software Delivery
12 9 (12.33%) SDLC
13 8 (10.96%) Kanban
13 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
14 7 (9.59%) MVC
15 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) Java
2 22 (30.14%) C#
3 19 (26.03%) C++
4 18 (24.66%) Python
4 18 (24.66%) Ruby
5 17 (23.29%) Groovy
6 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.70%) SQL
8 4 (5.48%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.74%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.37%) Go
10 1 (1.37%) Scala
10 1 (1.37%) VB
10 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) ISEB
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) IFRS
2 1 (1.37%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Sitecore
2 14 (19.18%) Splunk
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) HP
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe
5 1 (1.37%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.37%) Pega
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
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