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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 92 76 114
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +38
Contract jobs citing BDD 26 53 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 2.10% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.75% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 51 10
Median daily rate £419 £355 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.95% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £550
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
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
1770 1925 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.71% 76.42% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 1131 921
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 29
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +116.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 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
Reading -12 9 £413 +13.01% 8
Maidenhead -10 4 £500 +42.85% 1
Wokingham - 3 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 £538 - 4
Slough - 1 £330 - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (76.27%) TDD
3 28 (47.46%) Scrum
4 24 (40.68%) C#
5 19 (32.20%) Selenium
6 18 (30.51%) Java
6 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (27.12%) Jenkins
7 16 (27.12%) .NET
8 15 (25.42%) Web Services
8 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.42%) Waterfall
9 14 (23.73%) REST
9 14 (23.73%) Data Protection
10 13 (22.03%) Kanban
10 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
10 13 (22.03%) User Stories
11 12 (20.34%) SpecFlow
11 12 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (18.64%) SOAP
12 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
12 11 (18.64%) JIRA
12 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
12 11 (18.64%) WebDriver
13 10 (16.95%) SQL
14 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
14 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
14 9 (15.25%) Gherkin
14 9 (15.25%) Software Delivery
15 8 (13.56%) DevOps

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 8 (13.56%) Confluence
2 3 (5.08%) Apache
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) GemFire
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) GitHub
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
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 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) HBase
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) OLTP
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Selenium
2 16 (27.12%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
4 12 (20.34%) SpecFlow
4 12 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
5 11 (18.64%) JIRA
5 11 (18.64%) WebDriver
6 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
7 4 (6.78%) NUnit
8 3 (5.08%) Appium
8 3 (5.08%) JUnit
8 3 (5.08%) NSubstitute
8 3 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.39%) Bower
9 2 (3.39%) Fiddler
9 2 (3.39%) Grunt
9 2 (3.39%) Hudson
10 1 (1.69%) FxCop
General
1 8 (13.56%) Retail
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) Tester
3 12 (20.34%) Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Business Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Test Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Automation Tester
6 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Security Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (8.47%) Software Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Software Tester
8 5 (8.47%) Web Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (6.78%) Web Applications Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) .NET
2 15 (25.42%) Web Services
3 14 (23.73%) REST
4 11 (18.64%) SOAP
5 9 (15.25%) Gherkin
6 8 (13.56%) RESTful
7 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.86%) HTML
8 6 (10.17%) HTML5
8 6 (10.17%) JSON
9 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (8.47%) CSS
9 5 (8.47%) Node.js
9 5 (8.47%) XML
10 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.78%) CSS3
10 4 (6.78%) jQuery
10 4 (6.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) iPad
5 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (76.27%) TDD
3 28 (47.46%) Scrum
4 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (25.42%) Waterfall
6 14 (23.73%) Data Protection
7 13 (22.03%) Kanban
7 13 (22.03%) User Stories
8 9 (15.25%) Software Delivery
9 8 (13.56%) DevOps
9 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
9 8 (13.56%) MVC
9 8 (13.56%) Pair Programming
9 8 (13.56%) Test Scripting
9 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (11.86%) Open Source
10 7 (11.86%) SDLC
10 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.17%) SOLID
11 6 (10.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) C#
2 18 (30.51%) Java
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) PHP
6 3 (5.08%) Scala
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.39%) C
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) Perl
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby
7 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.39%) XPath
8 1 (1.69%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SDET
2 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.69%) Pega
3 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
Newbury, Berkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago