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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 65 44 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing BDD 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 1.33% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.87% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
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£394 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
614 427 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.98% 71.17% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 303 409
Average daily rate £375 £358 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 42
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 30 (71.43%) TDD
2 29 (69.05%) Java
3 25 (59.52%) Web Services
4 24 (57.14%) Scala
5 23 (54.76%) OO
5 23 (54.76%) Akka
5 23 (54.76%) Play Framework
6 22 (52.38%) SVG
6 22 (52.38%) Web Development
6 22 (52.38%) Process Management
6 22 (52.38%) CouchDB
6 22 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (52.38%) Batik
6 22 (52.38%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (33.33%) Selenium
8 13 (30.95%) WebDriver
8 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.19%) Maven
10 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (23.81%) TestNG
11 9 (21.43%) Security Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
12 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 7 (16.67%) JIRA
13 5 (11.90%) Scrum
14 4 (9.52%) MVC
14 4 (9.52%) ISEB
14 4 (9.52%) PHP
14 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
15 3 (7.14%) QA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (52.38%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) CouchDB
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Selenium
2 13 (30.95%) WebDriver
3 11 (26.19%) Maven
4 10 (23.81%) TestNG
5 7 (16.67%) JIRA
6 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.76%) Hudson
7 2 (4.76%) WATIR
7 2 (4.76%) JMeter
7 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
7 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.38%) JUnit
8 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.38%) NUnit
8 1 (2.38%) Subversion
8 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.38%) xUnit.net
8 1 (2.38%) MSTest
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Java Architect
3 11 (26.19%) Scala Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.14%) UAT Tester
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Tester
7 2 (4.76%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) Web Services
2 23 (54.76%) Akka
2 23 (54.76%) Play Framework
3 22 (52.38%) SVG
3 22 (52.38%) Batik
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) J2EE
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (2.38%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) DTV
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) TDD
2 23 (54.76%) OO
3 22 (52.38%) Process Management
3 22 (52.38%) Web Development
4 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Security Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
9 4 (9.52%) MVC
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.76%) Kanban
11 2 (4.76%) Agile Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.76%) Web Testing
12 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) Scala
3 4 (9.52%) PHP
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Zend
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
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