The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 60 38 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +37
Contract jobs citing BDD 34 46 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.49% 3.86% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 5.22% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 6
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - -
BDD
South East

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
1082 881 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.09% 73.91% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 501 431
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -51.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -14 28 £425 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (76.92%) TDD
2 40 (76.92%) C#
3 27 (51.92%) .NET
4 26 (50.00%) Scrum
5 21 (40.38%) Oracle
5 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
5 21 (40.38%) Selenium
6 20 (38.46%) WebDriver
6 20 (38.46%) HTML
6 20 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 18 (34.62%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (32.69%) Finance
9 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 15 (28.85%) MVC
11 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (25.00%) Oracle Database
13 12 (23.08%) Visual Studio
14 11 (21.15%) SQL
14 11 (21.15%) XML
14 11 (21.15%) Domain-Driven Design
14 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
15 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
15 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
16 9 (17.31%) Test Management
16 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
16 9 (17.31%) SOAP
17 8 (15.38%) CSS
17 8 (15.38%) OO
17 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) Selenium
2 20 (38.46%) WebDriver
3 12 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
5 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.62%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.85%) JIRA
8 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.92%) JMeter
8 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Electronics
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 11 (21.15%) Test Manager
6 8 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Systems Test Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) QA Manager
10 2 (3.85%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Testing Manager
10 2 (3.85%) Tester
10 2 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 2 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) .NET
2 20 (38.46%) HTML
2 20 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 18 (34.62%) KnockoutJS
4 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (21.15%) XML
7 9 (17.31%) SOAP
8 8 (15.38%) CSS
8 8 (15.38%) NHibernate
8 8 (15.38%) WCF
9 7 (13.46%) JSON
9 7 (13.46%) RESTful
10 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (11.54%) HTML5
10 6 (11.54%) CSS3
10 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.69%) Web Services
11 4 (7.69%) Backbone.js
12 2 (3.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) DTV
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) UNIX
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
1 4 (7.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (76.92%) TDD
3 26 (50.00%) Scrum
4 15 (28.85%) MVC
5 11 (21.15%) Domain-Driven Design
6 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 9 (17.31%) Test Management
7 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
8 8 (15.38%) OO
8 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 7 (13.46%) OOP
10 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.62%) System Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.62%) Web Development
11 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Line Management
12 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
12 4 (7.69%) Kanban
13 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) C#
2 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) VBScript
6 2 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) XAML
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) IBM
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
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