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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Bristol
Rank 47 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing BDD 24 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.88% 1.95% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.36% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 5
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £580 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
677 721 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.27% 82.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 537 532
Median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.43 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) TDD
2 24 (53.33%) Cucumber
3 20 (44.44%) Selenium
4 19 (42.22%) WebDriver
4 19 (42.22%) Java
4 19 (42.22%) Finance
5 18 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
7 15 (33.33%) C#
7 15 (33.33%) .NET
7 15 (33.33%) SOAP
8 14 (31.11%) QA
9 12 (26.67%) Marketing
9 12 (26.67%) HTML
9 12 (26.67%) CSS
9 12 (26.67%) Scrum
10 11 (24.44%) Programme Management
10 11 (24.44%) Electronics
10 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
10 11 (24.44%) Manufacturing
10 11 (24.44%) SAP
10 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (24.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (24.44%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (22.22%) REST
11 10 (22.22%) SDLC
11 10 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 9 (20.00%) Spring

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 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 11 (24.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) GitHub
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (53.33%) Cucumber
2 20 (44.44%) Selenium
3 19 (42.22%) WebDriver
4 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
5 7 (15.56%) JMeter
5 7 (15.56%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (11.11%) Mockito
7 4 (8.89%) JUnit
8 3 (6.67%) Maven
8 3 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.22%) Mocha
10 1 (2.22%) NUnit
10 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Marketing
3 11 (24.44%) Electronics
3 11 (24.44%) Manufacturing
3 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
4 8 (17.78%) Banking
5 7 (15.56%) Retail
5 7 (15.56%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.44%) Advertising
7 1 (2.22%) Automotive
7 1 (2.22%) International Banking
7 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Tester
3 10 (22.22%) QA Tester
3 10 (22.22%) Software QA Tester
3 10 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 5 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Java Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior UI Developer
7 4 (8.89%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
1 15 (33.33%) SOAP
2 12 (26.67%) CSS
2 12 (26.67%) HTML
3 10 (22.22%) REST
4 9 (20.00%) Spring
5 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
5 7 (15.56%) Node.js
6 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 5 (11.11%) React
7 4 (8.89%) jQuery
7 4 (8.89%) Sass
7 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.89%) Web Services
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.67%) Ember.js
8 3 (6.67%) JDBC
8 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (6.67%) Blog
2 3 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Android
1 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) TDD
3 18 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
5 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (24.44%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (24.44%) Programme Management
6 10 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 10 (22.22%) SDLC
7 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.78%) MVC
9 7 (15.56%) DevOps
9 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
10 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (13.33%) Front End Development
10 6 (13.33%) Kanban
10 6 (13.33%) Pair Programming
11 5 (11.11%) Android Development
11 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 15 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 6 (13.33%) Ruby
5 6 (13.33%) Scala
6 4 (8.89%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) Clojure
7 2 (4.44%) Go
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) Groovy
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
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