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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 51 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing BDD 24 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.56% 3.65% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 4.58% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 13
Median daily rate £469 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
775 721 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.53% 79.67% 80.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 569 473
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 24
Median hourly rate £41.75 £41.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% +134.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £120.00 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (84.62%) C#
2 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (71.79%) TDD
4 23 (58.97%) E-Commerce
5 22 (56.41%) .NET
5 22 (56.41%) Ruby
6 21 (53.85%) MVC
7 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
8 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
8 19 (48.72%) Scrum
9 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
10 17 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
12 12 (30.77%) SpecFlow
13 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
13 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
13 11 (28.21%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (28.21%) High Availability
13 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (28.21%) HTML
14 10 (25.64%) CSS
15 9 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (23.08%) DevOps
15 9 (23.08%) Microservices
15 9 (23.08%) Public Cloud
15 9 (23.08%) QA
15 9 (23.08%) Hadoop

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 9 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 6 (15.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) SpecFlow
2 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
3 9 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (23.08%) TeamCity
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium
4 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 5 (12.82%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) Capybara
6 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.69%) Xcode
7 2 (5.13%) Appium
7 2 (5.13%) Protractor
7 2 (5.13%) Robotium
7 2 (5.13%) Subversion
7 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 10 (25.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Test Engineer
6 8 (20.51%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Agile Developer
7 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (12.82%) AWS Developer
9 4 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
10 3 (7.69%) Consultant
10 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 3 (7.69%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) .NET
2 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
3 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
4 11 (28.21%) HTML
4 11 (28.21%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (25.64%) CSS
6 8 (20.51%) Node.js
6 8 (20.51%) Web Services
7 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (15.38%) Ember.js
8 4 (10.26%) jQuery
8 4 (10.26%) JSON
9 3 (7.69%) Behat
9 3 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (7.69%) RESTful
10 2 (5.13%) Ajax
10 2 (5.13%) HTML5
10 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.56%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Public Cloud
2 7 (17.95%) User Experience
3 6 (15.38%) Blog
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
5 1 (2.56%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) TDD
3 23 (58.97%) E-Commerce
4 21 (53.85%) MVC
5 19 (48.72%) Scrum
6 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 11 (28.21%) High Availability
8 9 (23.08%) DevOps
8 9 (23.08%) Microservices
9 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Kanban
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (15.38%) CQRS
11 6 (15.38%) OO
12 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
12 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
13 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
13 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) C#
2 22 (56.41%) Ruby
3 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) Java
5 7 (17.95%) Objective-C
5 7 (17.95%) Python
6 6 (15.38%) Scala
7 5 (12.82%) Perl
8 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SDET
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.69%) Rally
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Apple
3 1 (2.56%) Xamarin