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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 69 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -7
Contract jobs citing BDD 37 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 0.41% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.52% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 17
Median daily rate £413 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £343 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £525
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 £42.50 - -

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
1561 1915 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.71% 78.36% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 995 1007
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 25
Median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.45% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 January 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 January 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 +14 18 £413 +9.70% 3
Bracknell - 10 £450 - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £388 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 62 (92.54%) TDD
2 59 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (65.67%) Scrum
4 32 (47.76%) Java
5 26 (38.81%) Selenium
6 22 (32.84%) REST
7 21 (31.34%) WebDriver
7 21 (31.34%) C#
8 19 (28.36%) XML
9 18 (26.87%) Automated Testing
10 17 (25.37%) JSON
10 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
11 16 (23.88%) C++
12 14 (20.90%) OO
12 14 (20.90%) Python
12 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (19.40%) Manual Testing
13 13 (19.40%) .NET
13 13 (19.40%) Ruby
14 12 (17.91%) OOP
14 12 (17.91%) Project Management
14 12 (17.91%) HTTP
14 12 (17.91%) Groovy
14 12 (17.91%) Software Delivery
15 11 (16.42%) Gradle
15 11 (16.42%) eggPlant
15 11 (16.42%) Kanban
15 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
15 11 (16.42%) Visualisation
15 11 (16.42%) AngularJS

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 11 (16.42%) CMS
2 10 (14.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (7.46%) Confluence
4 4 (5.97%) Apache
5 3 (4.48%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.49%) GemFire
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) JBoss
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Big Data
3 2 (2.99%) OLTP
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) HBase
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (38.81%) Selenium
2 21 (31.34%) WebDriver
3 11 (16.42%) eggPlant
3 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.42%) Gradle
3 11 (16.42%) JMeter
4 10 (14.93%) Ant
4 10 (14.93%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (14.93%) Bitbucket
4 10 (14.93%) JIRA
4 10 (14.93%) Maven
5 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
6 8 (11.94%) Cucumber
7 6 (8.96%) JUnit
7 6 (8.96%) SoapUI
7 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (7.46%) NUnit
9 4 (5.97%) Subversion
10 3 (4.48%) NSubstitute
10 3 (4.48%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Publishing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Developer in Test
4 9 (13.43%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Test Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Scrum Master
6 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Tester
9 4 (5.97%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Web Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.48%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) REST
2 19 (28.36%) XML
3 17 (25.37%) JSON
4 13 (19.40%) .NET
5 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
5 11 (16.42%) Web Services
6 8 (11.94%) RESTful
7 7 (10.45%) HTML
8 6 (8.96%) CSS
8 6 (8.96%) HTML5
8 6 (8.96%) Node.js
8 6 (8.96%) SOAP
9 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (7.46%) Spring
10 4 (5.97%) CSS3
10 4 (5.97%) Gherkin
10 4 (5.97%) jQuery
10 4 (5.97%) Kafka
11 3 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Android
2 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (92.54%) TDD
2 59 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (65.67%) Scrum
4 18 (26.87%) Automated Testing
5 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
6 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (20.90%) OO
7 13 (19.40%) Manual Testing
8 12 (17.91%) OOP
8 12 (17.91%) Project Management
8 12 (17.91%) Software Delivery
9 11 (16.42%) Kanban
10 10 (14.93%) Content Management
10 10 (14.93%) Data Protection
11 9 (13.43%) Security Testing
12 8 (11.94%) SDLC
12 8 (11.94%) User Stories
13 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
13 6 (8.96%) SOLID
13 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) C#
3 16 (23.88%) C++
4 14 (20.90%) Python
5 13 (19.40%) Ruby
6 12 (17.91%) Groovy
7 11 (16.42%) SQL
8 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
9 5 (7.46%) PHP
10 4 (5.97%) Scala
11 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.99%) Perl
12 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.99%) XPath
13 1 (1.49%) Go
13 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
1 3 (4.48%) ISEB
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Sitecore
2 9 (13.43%) Splunk
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.49%) Pega
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago