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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 97 79 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Contract jobs citing BDD 28 50 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 1.95% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.52% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 46 11
Median daily rate £363 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £514 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
1873 1987 1939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.47% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1071 919
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -14 13 £363 +2.11% 9
Maidenhead -3 3 £429 +22.50% 1
Bracknell - 3 £538 -
Slough - 1 £330 - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (69.64%) TDD
3 23 (41.07%) Scrum
4 19 (33.93%) Java
5 18 (32.14%) Selenium
6 16 (28.57%) C#
6 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
7 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 13 (23.21%) User Stories
9 13 (23.21%) Cucumber
10 12 (21.43%) SpecFlow
11 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 10 (17.86%) Web Services
11 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
11 10 (17.86%) Kanban
11 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
11 10 (17.86%) DevOps
12 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
12 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
12 9 (16.07%) JIRA
13 8 (14.29%) .NET
13 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 8 (14.29%) SOAP
13 8 (14.29%) REST
13 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
14 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 7 (12.50%) Software Delivery

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 6 (10.71%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) GemFire
4 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) HBase
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) OLTP
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Selenium
2 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (23.21%) Cucumber
4 12 (21.43%) SpecFlow
5 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
6 9 (16.07%) JIRA
6 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
7 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 3 (5.36%) Appium
9 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.57%) Fiddler
10 2 (3.57%) Gradle
10 2 (3.57%) JUnit
11 1 (1.79%) Bower
11 1 (1.79%) FxCop
11 1 (1.79%) Grunt
11 1 (1.79%) JSHint
11 1 (1.79%) NDepend
11 1 (1.79%) StyleCop
General
1 7 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Tester
3 12 (21.43%) Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Business Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Developer in Test
9 4 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (7.14%) Software Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Software Tester
10 3 (5.36%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
1 10 (17.86%) Web Services
2 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) REST
2 8 (14.29%) SOAP
3 6 (10.71%) RESTful
4 5 (8.93%) HTML
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.14%) JSON
5 4 (7.14%) Spring
6 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.36%) CSS
6 3 (5.36%) HTML5
6 3 (5.36%) LAMP
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.57%) Node.js
7 2 (3.57%) Symfony
7 2 (3.57%) XML
8 1 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (69.64%) TDD
3 23 (41.07%) Scrum
4 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 13 (23.21%) User Stories
8 10 (17.86%) DevOps
8 10 (17.86%) Kanban
9 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 7 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
11 6 (10.71%) MVC
11 6 (10.71%) SDLC
11 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
12 5 (8.93%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) Ruby
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SDET
2 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) HDFS
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.79%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.79%) Pega
3 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) VMware
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