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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 48 41 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Contract jobs citing BDD 19 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.51% 3.62% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 4.44% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 9
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
615 675 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.24% 81.52% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 517 541
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 27
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.13 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £16.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (74.07%) TDD
3 32 (59.26%) C#
4 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
5 26 (48.15%) E-Commerce
6 25 (46.30%) .NET
7 24 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (42.59%) Ruby
8 23 (42.59%) MVC
9 22 (40.74%) QA
10 20 (37.04%) Cucumber
11 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (33.33%) Java
11 18 (33.33%) Scrum
11 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
11 18 (33.33%) DevOps
12 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
13 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
13 16 (29.63%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (29.63%) Node.js
14 15 (27.78%) Test Automation
14 15 (27.78%) Kanban
15 14 (25.93%) TeamCity
15 14 (25.93%) Hadoop
15 14 (25.93%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (25.93%) User Experience
15 14 (25.93%) Microservices
15 14 (25.93%) Octopus Deploy
15 14 (25.93%) Elasticsearch

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 14 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (25.93%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (20.37%) GitHub
5 10 (18.52%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 14 (25.93%) Hadoop
3 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Cucumber
2 14 (25.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (25.93%) TeamCity
3 11 (20.37%) Selenium
4 9 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 7 (12.96%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.56%) JUnit
6 3 (5.56%) Maven
6 3 (5.56%) Mockito
6 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.56%) Xcode
7 2 (3.70%) Appium
7 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.70%) Protractor
7 2 (3.70%) Robotium
7 2 (3.70%) Sahi
7 2 (3.70%) TestComplete
7 2 (3.70%) WATIR
8 1 (1.85%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Marketing
3 6 (11.11%) Electronics
3 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Tester
7 6 (11.11%) AWS Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
8 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Software QA Tester
8 5 (9.26%) Software Tester
9 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior UI Developer
9 4 (7.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) .NET
2 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
4 16 (29.63%) Node.js
4 16 (29.63%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (20.37%) Ember.js
6 11 (20.37%) HTML
7 10 (18.52%) CSS
8 8 (14.81%) Web Services
9 7 (12.96%) Spring
10 6 (11.11%) SOAP
11 5 (9.26%) REST
12 4 (7.41%) React
13 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
13 3 (5.56%) HTML5
13 3 (5.56%) jQuery
13 3 (5.56%) Sass
13 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Public Cloud
1 14 (25.93%) User Experience
2 11 (20.37%) Blog
3 3 (5.56%) W3C
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 7 (12.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (74.07%) TDD
3 26 (48.15%) E-Commerce
4 23 (42.59%) MVC
5 18 (33.33%) DevOps
5 18 (33.33%) Scrum
6 15 (27.78%) Kanban
6 15 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 14 (25.93%) High Availability
7 14 (25.93%) Microservices
8 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (20.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (20.37%) CQRS
10 9 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Pair Programming
12 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
13 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) C#
2 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
3 23 (42.59%) Ruby
4 18 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (24.07%) Scala
6 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
6 7 (12.96%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) Clojure
7 2 (3.70%) Go
7 2 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Apple
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