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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing BDD 25 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.94% 0.70% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 0.90% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
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
691 668 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.29% 77.40% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 507 430
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 44 (97.78%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (97.78%) TDD
2 33 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 33 (73.33%) Scrum
3 27 (60.00%) MVC
4 26 (57.78%) HTML
5 25 (55.56%) CSS
6 22 (48.89%) C#
6 22 (48.89%) .NET
6 22 (48.89%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
7 21 (46.67%) Web Services
7 21 (46.67%) OO
8 17 (37.78%) E-Commerce
8 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
9 16 (35.56%) Ruby
9 16 (35.56%) RESTful
10 13 (28.89%) Kanban
10 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
10 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (24.44%) Python
11 11 (24.44%) jQuery
11 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (24.44%) HTML5
12 10 (22.22%) CSS3
13 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
13 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 9 (20.00%) WCF
13 9 (20.00%) Git (software)

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (17.78%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (15.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (8.89%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (6.67%) BigMachines
4 3 (6.67%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 22 (48.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (15.56%) MySQL
4 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (17.78%) Moq
2 8 (17.78%) NUnit
2 8 (17.78%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.89%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (6.67%) Maven
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (6.67%) PHPUnit
7 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.44%) Subversion
8 1 (2.22%) Gradle
8 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.22%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Selenium
8 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (15.56%) Electronics
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
1 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
1 7 (15.56%) Marketing
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 9 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (17.78%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) AWS Software Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) HTML
2 25 (55.56%) CSS
3 22 (48.89%) .NET
4 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (46.67%) Web Services
5 16 (35.56%) RESTful
6 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
6 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 11 (24.44%) HTML5
7 11 (24.44%) jQuery
8 10 (22.22%) CSS3
9 9 (20.00%) WCF
10 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 8 (17.78%) Gherkin
10 8 (17.78%) MSMQ
11 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
11 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
11 7 (15.56%) JSON
12 6 (13.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Client/Server
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (97.78%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (97.78%) TDD
2 33 (73.33%) Scrum
3 27 (60.00%) MVC
4 21 (46.67%) OO
5 17 (37.78%) E-Commerce
6 13 (28.89%) Kanban
7 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.78%) OOP
9 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (15.56%) Front End Development
9 7 (15.56%) High Availability
9 7 (15.56%) OOD
9 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
10 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.89%) SOLID
11 4 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 22 (48.89%) C#
3 16 (35.56%) Ruby
4 11 (24.44%) Python
5 8 (17.78%) Perl
6 7 (15.56%) SQL
7 6 (13.33%) Java
7 6 (13.33%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) Apex Code
8 3 (6.67%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.89%) yum
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (15.56%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Siebel
3 3 (6.67%) Zend
4 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
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