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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 72 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 14 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.22% 1.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
915 949 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.50% 75.02% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 568 350
Average daily rate £364 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 29 May 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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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 +1 12 £375 -20.21% 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) .NET
4 18 (56.25%) Scrum
5 16 (50.00%) TDD
6 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
7 13 (40.63%) MVC
7 13 (40.63%) Selenium
7 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
8 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (34.38%) Finance
8 11 (34.38%) HTML
8 11 (34.38%) SQL
8 11 (34.38%) Oracle
9 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
10 8 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (25.00%) WCF
11 7 (21.88%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
12 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
12 6 (18.75%) jQuery
12 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 6 (18.75%) CSS
13 5 (15.63%) Web Services
13 5 (15.63%) XML
13 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
13 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (9.38%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Selenium
1 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
2 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
3 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (6.25%) Toad
5 2 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (3.13%) JMeter
6 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) Mocha
6 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.13%) Grunt
6 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) UX Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 8 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (25.00%) WCF
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 6 (18.75%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) NHibernate
7 5 (15.63%) HTML5
7 5 (15.63%) CSS3
8 4 (12.50%) SOAP
9 3 (9.38%) JSON
10 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows NT
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Scrum
3 16 (50.00%) TDD
4 13 (40.63%) MVC
5 7 (21.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.63%) User Stories
8 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) OO
9 3 (9.38%) Web Development
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (6.25%) Line Management
10 2 (6.25%) Open Source
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) VBScript
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
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