The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 50 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing BDD 37 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.85% 0.49% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 0.69% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 1
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£438 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 728 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.50% 71.87% 67.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 389 309
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BDD
South East

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Buckinghamshire region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +26 31 £450 +38.46% 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 43 (65.15%) OO
2 41 (62.12%) Scrum
3 39 (59.09%) Finance
3 39 (59.09%) C#
4 36 (54.55%) TDD
5 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (48.48%) SQL
6 28 (42.42%) .NET
6 28 (42.42%) Web Development
7 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (36.36%) MVC
9 23 (34.85%) Selenium
10 19 (28.79%) WebDriver
10 19 (28.79%) Oracle
10 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET
11 17 (25.76%) PRINCE2
11 17 (25.76%) Waterfall
11 17 (25.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (24.24%) SOA
13 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
14 14 (21.21%) Visual Studio
15 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
15 13 (19.70%) N-Tier
15 13 (19.70%) PL/SQL
16 12 (18.18%) JMeter
16 12 (18.18%) Matrix Management
17 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
17 11 (16.67%) SoapUI
17 11 (16.67%) Oracle Applications

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Selenium
2 19 (28.79%) WebDriver
3 17 (25.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (21.21%) Visual Studio
5 12 (18.18%) JMeter
6 11 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 11 (16.67%) PhantomJS
7 7 (10.61%) Subversion
8 6 (9.09%) Jasmine
8 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (4.55%) NUnit
11 2 (3.03%) JIRA
12 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.52%) TestDirector
12 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 39 (59.09%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Automotive
3 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) Test Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) Development Manager
3 15 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 15 (22.73%) Agile Business Analyst
4 14 (21.21%) Web Development Manager
4 14 (21.21%) Web Manager
5 10 (15.15%) Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Financial Business Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Test Manager
11 2 (3.03%) Technical Architect
11 2 (3.03%) Architect
11 2 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (42.42%) .NET
2 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET
3 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (16.67%) SOAP
5 8 (12.12%) CSS
5 8 (12.12%) HTML
6 6 (9.09%) Backbone.js
6 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.09%) YUI
6 6 (9.09%) Ext JS
7 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.03%) JSON
7 2 (3.03%) HTML5
7 2 (3.03%) REST
7 2 (3.03%) J2EE
7 2 (3.03%) Web Services
7 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.03%) Spring
7 2 (3.03%) Akka
7 2 (3.03%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.06%) DTV
3 2 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) UNIX
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
1 3 (4.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (65.15%) OO
2 41 (62.12%) Scrum
3 36 (54.55%) TDD
4 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (42.42%) Web Development
6 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (36.36%) MVC
8 17 (25.76%) PRINCE2
8 17 (25.76%) Waterfall
9 16 (24.24%) SOA
10 15 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
12 12 (18.18%) Matrix Management
13 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
14 9 (13.64%) User Stories
15 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
15 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
16 6 (9.09%) Automation Testing
16 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
17 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) C#
2 32 (48.48%) SQL
3 13 (19.70%) PL/SQL
4 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (4.55%) VBScript
6 3 (4.55%) VB
7 2 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) SAP
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