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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 40 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing BDD 34 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.77% 2.02% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 2.63% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 11
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
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
733 684 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.17% 76.68% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 534 503
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 20
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.23 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £85.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 35 (81.40%) TDD
2 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (67.44%) C#
4 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
5 27 (62.79%) E-Commerce
6 24 (55.81%) MVC
7 22 (51.16%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (48.84%) .NET
8 21 (48.84%) Ruby
9 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET
10 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
11 16 (37.21%) QA
11 16 (37.21%) Cucumber
11 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (37.21%) AngularJS
12 15 (34.88%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (34.88%) Scrum
13 14 (32.56%) Node.js
14 13 (30.23%) High Availability
14 13 (30.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (30.23%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (30.23%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
14 13 (30.23%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (30.23%) TeamCity
14 13 (30.23%) HTML
14 13 (30.23%) Java
14 13 (30.23%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (30.23%) DevOps

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
Cloud Services
1 22 (51.16%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (30.23%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (23.26%) Amazon S3
4 10 (23.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
3 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Cucumber
2 13 (30.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (30.23%) TeamCity
3 9 (20.93%) SpecFlow
4 7 (16.28%) Selenium
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Maven
5 3 (6.98%) Mockito
5 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.98%) Xcode
6 2 (4.65%) Appium
6 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.65%) Protractor
6 2 (4.65%) Robotium
6 2 (4.65%) Sahi
6 2 (4.65%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) TestComplete
6 2 (4.65%) WATIR
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (16.28%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) AWS Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior UI Developer
8 3 (6.98%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) .NET
2 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET
3 16 (37.21%) AngularJS
4 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (34.88%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (32.56%) Node.js
6 13 (30.23%) HTML
7 12 (27.91%) CSS
8 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (23.26%) Ember.js
9 7 (16.28%) Web Services
10 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.98%) HTML5
10 3 (6.98%) JDBC
10 3 (6.98%) jQuery
10 3 (6.98%) REST
10 3 (6.98%) Sass
10 3 (6.98%) SOAP
10 3 (6.98%) Spring
10 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Public Cloud
2 11 (25.58%) User Experience
3 10 (23.26%) Blog
4 3 (6.98%) W3C
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) TDD
2 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (62.79%) E-Commerce
4 24 (55.81%) MVC
5 15 (34.88%) Scrum
6 13 (30.23%) DevOps
6 13 (30.23%) High Availability
6 13 (30.23%) Microservices
7 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
8 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (25.58%) Kanban
9 10 (23.26%) CQRS
10 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (20.93%) Exploratory Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
13 5 (11.63%) iOS Development
14 4 (9.30%) OO
15 3 (6.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) C#
2 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
3 21 (48.84%) Ruby
4 13 (30.23%) Java
5 10 (23.26%) Scala
6 7 (16.28%) Objective-C
7 6 (13.95%) Python
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Apple
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