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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.19% 3.46% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 4.27% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 25
Median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
678 750 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.71% 81.08% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 582 482
Median daily rate £380 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 35
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £18.09 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) TDD
3 17 (65.38%) C#
4 15 (57.69%) Scrum
5 12 (46.15%) .NET
5 12 (46.15%) Ruby
6 11 (42.31%) HTML
6 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 11 (42.31%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) MVC
7 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
7 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) Python
8 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
9 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
10 6 (23.08%) Selenium
10 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
10 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
10 6 (23.08%) OO
10 6 (23.08%) Perl
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) JSON
11 5 (19.23%) JIRA
11 5 (19.23%) jQuery
12 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
12 4 (15.38%) QA
12 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
2 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 5 (19.23%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (11.54%) Capybara
5 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.69%) Appium
6 2 (7.69%) Protractor
6 2 (7.69%) Robotium
6 2 (7.69%) Subversion
6 2 (7.69%) Xcode
7 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (3.85%) Maven
7 1 (3.85%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Agile .NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Developer
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
6 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (19.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
5 5 (19.23%) JSON
6 4 (15.38%) Behat
6 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (11.54%) RESTful
8 2 (7.69%) Ajax
8 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (7.69%) Velocity
9 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
9 1 (3.85%) JPA
9 1 (3.85%) Node.js
9 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) TDD
3 15 (57.69%) Scrum
4 11 (42.31%) MVC
5 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
6 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
7 6 (23.08%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.54%) High Availability
9 3 (11.54%) Kanban
9 3 (11.54%) OOD
9 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (11.54%) Web Design
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 2 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) Ruby
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) Python
5 6 (23.08%) Perl
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Java
8 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Rally
3 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.85%) Zend