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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 103 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing BDD 24 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.75% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.00% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 11
Median daily rate £365 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £306 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £424 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
2001 2093 1999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.31% 74.75% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1109 1009
Median daily rate £411 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 61 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -2 17 £365 +2.81% 7
Bracknell - 2 - - 4
Maidenhead - 1 £475 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) TDD
3 16 (44.44%) Java
4 14 (38.89%) Data Protection
5 13 (36.11%) Selenium
6 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
7 9 (25.00%) User Stories
8 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 7 (19.44%) Kanban
9 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
10 6 (16.67%) Ruby
10 6 (16.67%) C#
10 6 (16.67%) DevOps
11 5 (13.89%) SQL
11 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
11 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (13.89%) JIRA
11 5 (13.89%) SpecFlow
11 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
11 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
12 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
12 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
12 4 (11.11%) JSON
12 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
12 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 4 (11.11%) Web Services
12 4 (11.11%) Linux
12 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
13 3 (8.33%) Mentoring

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 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Selenium
2 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 5 (13.89%) SpecFlow
3 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.78%) Gradle
6 1 (2.78%) JBehave
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Business Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Tester
4 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Developer in Test
5 5 (13.89%) Software Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Software Tester
5 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) SDLC Business Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 4 (11.11%) JSON
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) REST
2 3 (8.33%) SOAP
2 3 (8.33%) Spring
2 3 (8.33%) Symfony
3 2 (5.56%) Behat
3 2 (5.56%) Java EE
3 2 (5.56%) Laravel
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) TDD
3 14 (38.89%) Data Protection
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 9 (25.00%) User Stories
6 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 7 (19.44%) Kanban
7 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
8 6 (16.67%) DevOps
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
10 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.33%) Web Development
11 2 (5.56%) SDLC
11 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
11 2 (5.56%) SOLID
11 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) C#
2 6 (16.67%) Ruby
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.78%) ForgeRock
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Pega
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
ninesharp
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