The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 60 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.93% 0.61% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.74% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 15
Median daily rate £400 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £425 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
758 812 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.42% 82.27% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 428 499
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 22
Median hourly rate £23.75 £16.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.65% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 10 £363 -14.70% 2
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Java
3 15 (48.39%) Finance
4 14 (45.16%) TDD
5 13 (41.94%) C#
5 13 (41.94%) Selenium
5 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (32.26%) .NET
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
8 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Retail
8 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
9 7 (22.58%) SDET
9 7 (22.58%) Scrum
9 7 (22.58%) OO
10 6 (19.35%) MVC
10 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
10 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Kanban
10 6 (19.35%) Web Development
10 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
10 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
11 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (16.13%) SDLC
11 5 (16.13%) QA Automation
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (16.13%) QA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
4 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
5 2 (6.45%) Appium
5 2 (6.45%) IntelliJ
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) JUnit
5 2 (6.45%) Maven
5 2 (6.45%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.23%) Genymotion
6 1 (3.23%) gulp
6 1 (3.23%) Protractor
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Automotive
3 4 (12.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Integration Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Integration Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) QA Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Development Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
3 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
4 4 (12.90%) Fluent NHibernate
4 4 (12.90%) HTML
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) REST
4 4 (12.90%) RESTful
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
5 3 (9.68%) Spring
6 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) IVR
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) TDD
3 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
5 7 (22.58%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) Kanban
6 6 (19.35%) MVC
6 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Web Development
7 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (16.13%) OOP
7 5 (16.13%) QA Automation
7 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.13%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) B2C
8 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
8 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.90%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.45%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) F#
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SDET
2 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Avaya
2 2 (6.45%) IBM