The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 0.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 386 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.76% 72.56% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 260 385
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 33
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BDD
South West

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 35 (74.47%) TDD
2 33 (70.21%) Java
3 31 (65.96%) Web Services
4 29 (61.70%) Scala
5 28 (59.57%) OO
5 28 (59.57%) Akka
5 28 (59.57%) Play Framework
6 26 (55.32%) Web Development
7 25 (53.19%) Batik
7 25 (53.19%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (53.19%) CouchDB
7 25 (53.19%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (53.19%) SVG
7 25 (53.19%) Process Management
8 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (27.66%) Selenium
10 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
11 10 (21.28%) TestNG
11 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Maven
12 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
12 9 (19.15%) Security Testing
13 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
13 7 (14.89%) JIRA
13 7 (14.89%) Scrum
14 6 (12.77%) MVC
14 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
15 5 (10.64%) HTML
15 5 (10.64%) CSS
15 5 (10.64%) JSON

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (53.19%) Cloud Computing
1 25 (53.19%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (53.19%) CouchDB
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Selenium
2 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
3 10 (21.28%) TestNG
3 10 (21.28%) Maven
4 7 (14.89%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
6 2 (4.26%) JMeter
6 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.13%) JBehave
7 1 (2.13%) MSTest
7 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (2.13%) Moq
7 1 (2.13%) NUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) WATIR
7 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Scala Developer
3 15 (31.91%) Java Architect
3 15 (31.91%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Tester
5 5 (10.64%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.38%) UAT Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.13%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) Web Services
2 28 (59.57%) Akka
2 28 (59.57%) Play Framework
3 25 (53.19%) SVG
3 25 (53.19%) Batik
4 5 (10.64%) CSS
4 5 (10.64%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) JSON
4 5 (10.64%) HTML5
5 4 (8.51%) REST
5 4 (8.51%) J2EE
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.38%) Spring
7 2 (4.26%) Ajax
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.26%) jQuery
7 2 (4.26%) CSS3
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) TDD
2 28 (59.57%) OO
3 26 (55.32%) Web Development
4 25 (53.19%) Process Management
5 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (19.15%) Security Testing
7 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.77%) MVC
10 4 (8.51%) SOA
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.13%) Kanban
11 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.13%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.13%) Scrum-ban
11 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.13%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) Java
2 29 (61.70%) Scala
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 3 (6.38%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) BC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Zend
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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