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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Bristol
Rank 45 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.15% 3.30% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 3.96% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 6
Median daily rate £325 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £400
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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 657 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.08% 83.48% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 505 510
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 9
Median hourly rate £37.75 £37.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £26.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 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 Bristol region with a requirement for BDD.

1 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (66.67%) TDD
3 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (44.44%) C#
5 23 (42.59%) Cucumber
6 22 (40.74%) .NET
7 21 (38.89%) QA
8 19 (35.19%) MVC
8 19 (35.19%) Scrum
9 18 (33.33%) Java
10 17 (31.48%) Selenium
10 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
11 16 (29.63%) Ruby
11 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (29.63%) E-Commerce
12 15 (27.78%) Node.js
13 14 (25.93%) DevOps
13 14 (25.93%) Finance
13 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (25.93%) Kanban
14 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
14 13 (24.07%) WebDriver
14 13 (24.07%) HTML
14 13 (24.07%) User Experience
15 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
15 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
15 12 (22.22%) CSS
15 12 (22.22%) Scala
16 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
16 11 (20.37%) SOAP

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 10 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (18.52%) GitHub
4 7 (12.96%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 10 (18.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (18.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Cucumber
2 17 (31.48%) Selenium
3 13 (24.07%) WebDriver
4 10 (18.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
5 5 (9.26%) JMeter
5 5 (9.26%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.41%) JUnit
6 4 (7.41%) Mockito
7 3 (5.56%) Maven
7 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.70%) Sahi
8 2 (3.70%) TestComplete
8 2 (3.70%) WATIR
9 1 (1.85%) Mocha
9 1 (1.85%) NUnit
9 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Marketing
3 8 (14.81%) Electronics
3 8 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 6 (11.11%) Banking
5 5 (9.26%) Retail
5 5 (9.26%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Advertising
7 1 (1.85%) Automotive
7 1 (1.85%) International Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Tester
3 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.96%) QA Tester
4 7 (12.96%) Software QA Tester
4 7 (12.96%) Software Tester
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
6 5 (9.26%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior UI Developer
7 4 (7.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) .NET
2 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
3 15 (27.78%) Node.js
4 13 (24.07%) HTML
5 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 12 (22.22%) CSS
6 11 (20.37%) SOAP
7 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (18.52%) Ember.js
7 10 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (16.67%) REST
9 8 (14.81%) Spring
10 6 (11.11%) Web Services
11 5 (9.26%) React
12 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 4 (7.41%) HTML5
12 4 (7.41%) jQuery
12 4 (7.41%) Sass
12 4 (7.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) User Experience
2 10 (18.52%) Blog
2 10 (18.52%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.56%) W3C
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (66.67%) TDD
3 19 (35.19%) MVC
3 19 (35.19%) Scrum
4 16 (29.63%) E-Commerce
5 14 (25.93%) DevOps
5 14 (25.93%) Kanban
6 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
7 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
8 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (18.52%) CQRS
8 10 (18.52%) High Availability
8 10 (18.52%) Microservices
9 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
10 8 (14.81%) SDLC
11 7 (12.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (44.44%) C#
3 18 (33.33%) Java
4 16 (29.63%) Ruby
5 12 (22.22%) Scala
6 6 (11.11%) SQL
7 5 (9.26%) Python
8 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.70%) Clojure
9 2 (3.70%) Go
10 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.85%) PHP
10 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.89%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) SAP
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Apple
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