The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 44 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing BDD 33 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.58% 2.94% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 3.70% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 6
Median daily rate £450 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £355 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
BDD
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
764 730 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.86% 79.52% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 585 482
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 16 14
Median hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% +73.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £13.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £100.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Bristol region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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

1 34 (79.07%) C#
1 34 (79.07%) TDD
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
4 25 (58.14%) .NET
4 25 (58.14%) E-Commerce
4 25 (58.14%) MVC
5 24 (55.81%) Ruby
6 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
7 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
8 19 (44.19%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (41.86%) Scrum
10 17 (39.53%) QA
11 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
11 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
11 15 (34.88%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
12 13 (30.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (30.23%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (30.23%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (30.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (30.23%) DevOps
12 13 (30.23%) Microservices
12 13 (30.23%) Public Cloud
12 13 (30.23%) High Availability
12 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
12 13 (30.23%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (30.23%) TeamCity

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 13 (30.23%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (44.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (30.23%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (23.26%) Amazon S3
3 10 (23.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
3 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
2 13 (30.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (30.23%) TeamCity
3 12 (27.91%) SpecFlow
4 9 (20.93%) Selenium
5 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.98%) JIRA
6 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.98%) Xcode
7 2 (4.65%) Appium
7 2 (4.65%) Capybara
7 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.65%) Protractor
7 2 (4.65%) Robotium
7 2 (4.65%) Sahi
7 2 (4.65%) Subversion
7 2 (4.65%) TestComplete
7 2 (4.65%) WATIR
8 1 (2.33%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Publishing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (23.26%) C# Developer
4 9 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Test Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (13.95%) AWS Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
11 2 (4.65%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
11 2 (4.65%) iOS Developer
11 2 (4.65%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) .NET
2 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
3 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
4 15 (34.88%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (25.58%) HTML
5 11 (25.58%) Node.js
6 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (23.26%) CSS
6 10 (23.26%) Ember.js
7 7 (16.28%) Web Services
8 3 (6.98%) HTML5
8 3 (6.98%) jQuery
8 3 (6.98%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (6.98%) RESTful
9 2 (4.65%) Ajax
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (4.65%) Behat
9 2 (4.65%) JSON
9 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Public Cloud
2 11 (25.58%) User Experience
3 10 (23.26%) Blog
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) TDD
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (58.14%) E-Commerce
3 25 (58.14%) MVC
4 18 (41.86%) Scrum
5 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
6 13 (30.23%) DevOps
6 13 (30.23%) High Availability
6 13 (30.23%) Microservices
7 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (25.58%) Kanban
8 10 (23.26%) CQRS
9 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (20.93%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
11 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
12 4 (9.30%) OO
12 4 (9.30%) Pair Programming
12 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
13 3 (6.98%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) C#
2 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
3 24 (55.81%) Ruby
4 10 (23.26%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) Scala
5 7 (16.28%) Objective-C
5 7 (16.28%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) Perl
6 3 (6.98%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Rally
2 1 (2.33%) Apple
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
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