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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 35 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.78% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 0.41% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 0
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£415 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.08%
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%
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
948 729 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.24% 71.68% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 375 318
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.88 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £63.55 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +23 27 £415 +10.66% 2
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 68 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (70.00%) Finance
3 48 (68.57%) Scrum
4 43 (61.43%) TDD
5 42 (60.00%) .NET
6 39 (55.71%) C#
7 37 (52.86%) OO
8 35 (50.00%) Web Development
9 30 (42.86%) SQL
10 27 (38.57%) MVC
11 25 (35.71%) Waterfall
12 24 (34.29%) Oracle
13 22 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (30.00%) Selenium
14 21 (30.00%) PRINCE2
15 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET
15 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (27.14%) Business Analysis
17 18 (25.71%) Domain-Driven Design
18 17 (24.29%) WebDriver
18 17 (24.29%) SOA
18 17 (24.29%) User Stories
19 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
20 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
20 13 (18.57%) N-Tier
21 12 (17.14%) Coaching
21 12 (17.14%) People Management
22 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
22 11 (15.71%) Matrix Management
22 11 (15.71%) Oracle Applications

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Selenium
2 17 (24.29%) WebDriver
3 9 (12.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (11.43%) JMeter
5 5 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.14%) MSBuild
5 5 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.71%) JIRA
7 2 (2.86%) NUnit
8 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.43%) MSTest
8 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
General
1 49 (70.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Automotive
3 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.57%) Electronics
3 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Analyst
2 26 (37.14%) Business Analyst
3 24 (34.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 17 (24.29%) Development Manager
5 14 (20.00%) Web Development Manager
5 14 (20.00%) Web Manager
6 13 (18.57%) Developer
7 12 (17.14%) Financial Business Analyst
7 12 (17.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 10 (14.29%) Test Manager
9 9 (12.86%) .NET Developer
10 8 (11.43%) C# Developer
11 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (8.57%) Lead Business Analyst
13 3 (4.29%) Tester
13 3 (4.29%) Automation Tester
14 2 (2.86%) Technical Development Manager
14 2 (2.86%) Web Developer
14 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
14 2 (2.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) .NET
2 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
4 10 (14.29%) WCF
5 8 (11.43%) jQuery
5 8 (11.43%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (7.14%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.43%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (1.43%) HTML
9 1 (1.43%) WPF
9 1 (1.43%) CSS
9 1 (1.43%) LAMP
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) N-Tier
2 6 (8.57%) DTV
3 5 (7.14%) EPoS
3 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Open Source
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) UNIX
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
1 9 (12.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (68.57%) Scrum
3 43 (61.43%) TDD
4 37 (52.86%) OO
5 35 (50.00%) Web Development
6 27 (38.57%) MVC
7 25 (35.71%) Waterfall
8 22 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (30.00%) PRINCE2
10 19 (27.14%) Business Analysis
11 18 (25.71%) Domain-Driven Design
12 17 (24.29%) SOA
12 17 (24.29%) User Stories
13 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
14 12 (17.14%) Coaching
14 12 (17.14%) People Management
15 11 (15.71%) Matrix Management
16 10 (14.29%) Line Management
17 9 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
18 8 (11.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) C#
2 30 (42.86%) SQL
3 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Java
4 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.86%) VBScript
5 5 (7.14%) VB
5 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.43%) XAML
6 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
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