The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 45 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing BDD 28 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.99% 0.69% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 0.91% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £355 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
BDD
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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
704 662 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.21% 76.00% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 473 319
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (76.19%) TDD
3 21 (50.00%) Scrum
4 17 (40.48%) Web Services
4 17 (40.48%) OO
5 15 (35.71%) Java
5 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (33.33%) Kanban
7 13 (30.95%) Android
7 13 (30.95%) Selenium
7 13 (30.95%) Apple iOS
7 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
8 12 (28.57%) .NET
8 12 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 10 (23.81%) HTML
9 10 (23.81%) CSS
9 10 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (21.43%) Internet
10 9 (21.43%) Windows
10 9 (21.43%) OOP
10 9 (21.43%) OOD
10 9 (21.43%) PHP
10 9 (21.43%) Node.js
10 9 (21.43%) Windows Phone 7
10 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
10 9 (21.43%) Windows Phone
10 9 (21.43%) Mobile Payment
10 9 (21.43%) Android Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) Node.js
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Liferay
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.38%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) SaaS
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQLite
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Selenium
2 12 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
3 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 7 (16.67%) Behat
5 5 (11.90%) Robotium
5 5 (11.90%) JIRA
5 5 (11.90%) Mechanoid
5 5 (11.90%) Robolectric
6 4 (9.52%) Mocha
6 4 (9.52%) PhpStorm
6 4 (9.52%) Grunt
6 4 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (9.52%) GitLab
6 4 (9.52%) gulp
6 4 (9.52%) Jasmine
7 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 3 (7.14%) MSTest
7 3 (7.14%) NUnit
7 3 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (2.38%) Electronics
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Android Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Android Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (9.52%) AWS Developer
6 4 (9.52%) iOS Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior iOS Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Automated Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Mobile Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.76%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Agile Product Owner
9 1 (2.38%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Web Services
2 12 (28.57%) .NET
3 10 (23.81%) HTML
3 10 (23.81%) CSS
4 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 7 (16.67%) REST
6 6 (14.29%) SOAP
7 5 (11.90%) Express
7 5 (11.90%) ActionBarSherlock
8 4 (9.52%) HTML5
8 4 (9.52%) CSS3
8 4 (9.52%) Sass
8 4 (9.52%) LESS
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.14%) XML
10 2 (4.76%) J2EE
10 2 (4.76%) RESTful
10 2 (4.76%) Spring
10 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Mobile Payment
1 9 (21.43%) User Experience
2 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.52%) iPhone
3 4 (9.52%) iPad
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Android
1 13 (30.95%) Apple iOS
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Phone
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Phone 7
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Fedora
4 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (76.19%) TDD
3 21 (50.00%) Scrum
4 17 (40.48%) OO
5 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (33.33%) Kanban
7 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
8 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 10 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (21.43%) OOP
10 9 (21.43%) OOD
10 9 (21.43%) Android Development
11 5 (11.90%) MVC
11 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
12 4 (9.52%) iOS Development
13 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
14 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
14 2 (4.76%) Automation Testing
14 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
15 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) PHP
4 7 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 7 (16.67%) Ruby
5 6 (14.29%) C#
6 4 (9.52%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) C
7 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.38%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) Eloqua
2 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) SAP
2 1 (2.38%) Siebel
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
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