The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 28 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.02% 3.51% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 4.37% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 2
Median daily rate £413 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £506 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
BDD
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
242 389 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.21% 80.37% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 252 185
Median daily rate £438 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 28
Median hourly rate £28.00 £45.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for BDD.

1 11 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) JMeter
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) DevOps
6 5 (33.33%) Mercurial
6 5 (33.33%) Selenium
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) JUnit
7 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (26.67%) Microservices
7 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (26.67%) API Design
8 3 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (20.00%) Service Design
8 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (20.00%) Mockito
8 3 (20.00%) Node.js
8 3 (20.00%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) WebStorm
8 3 (20.00%) Appium
8 3 (20.00%) MongoDB

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) JMeter
3 5 (33.33%) JUnit
3 5 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) Appium
5 3 (20.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (20.00%) Mockito
5 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (20.00%) WebStorm
6 2 (13.33%) Maven
6 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (6.67%) JBehave
7 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (6.67%) Subversion
7 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) HTML5
1 6 (40.00%) jQuery
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (20.00%) JPA
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) Node.js
3 3 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) API Design
4 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) BPMN
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Service Design
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Groovy
3 3 (20.00%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) ECMAScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle