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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing BDD 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.33% 0.98% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.39% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
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£368 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
656 433 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.73% 70.52% 72.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 318 416
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) Java
3 27 (65.85%) TDD
4 25 (60.98%) Web Services
5 20 (48.78%) OO
5 20 (48.78%) Scala
6 19 (46.34%) CouchDB
6 19 (46.34%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (46.34%) Batik
6 19 (46.34%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (46.34%) SVG
6 19 (46.34%) Web Development
6 19 (46.34%) Process Management
6 19 (46.34%) Play Framework
6 19 (46.34%) Akka
7 12 (29.27%) Selenium
8 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
9 9 (21.95%) WebDriver
9 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
10 8 (19.51%) FitNesse
10 8 (19.51%) SQL
11 7 (17.07%) Linux
11 7 (17.07%) Maven
11 7 (17.07%) RESTful
11 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (14.63%) TestNG
12 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (14.63%) Scrum
12 6 (14.63%) UNIX
12 6 (14.63%) Relational Database

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Kentico
1 1 (2.44%) Node.js
1 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (46.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) CouchDB
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Selenium
2 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
3 9 (21.95%) WebDriver
3 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
4 8 (19.51%) FitNesse
5 7 (17.07%) Maven
6 6 (14.63%) TestNG
7 4 (9.76%) JIRA
8 3 (7.32%) WATIR
8 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.88%) Hudson
9 2 (4.88%) JMeter
10 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (2.44%) JUnit
10 1 (2.44%) NUnit
10 1 (2.44%) Subversion
10 1 (2.44%) MSTest
10 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
10 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (2.44%) Moq
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.32%) Electronics
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Java Architect
2 11 (26.83%) Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Scala Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.44%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) UAT Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) Web Services
2 19 (46.34%) Batik
2 19 (46.34%) SVG
2 19 (46.34%) Play Framework
2 19 (46.34%) Akka
3 7 (17.07%) RESTful
4 4 (9.76%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) J2EE
6 1 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) HTML5
6 1 (2.44%) StructureMap
6 1 (2.44%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (2.44%) Ninject
6 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) TDD
3 20 (48.78%) OO
4 19 (46.34%) Web Development
4 19 (46.34%) Process Management
5 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Scrum
7 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Security Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.32%) Agile Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Web Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Kanban
10 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Java
2 20 (48.78%) Scala
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) PHP
4 4 (9.76%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.44%) Zend
Bristol, Avon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago