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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 38 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.96% 1.33% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.77% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Median daily rate £488 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £315 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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
292 283 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.79% 75.27% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 199 182
Median daily rate £413 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 31
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £43.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) Spring
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) Mercurial
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 4 (30.77%) Docker
7 4 (30.77%) DevOps
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) JUnit
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) OO
7 4 (30.77%) Maven
7 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (30.77%) Selenium
8 3 (23.08%) JSON
8 3 (23.08%) BPMN
8 3 (23.08%) Groovy
8 3 (23.08%) JPA
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) IntelliJ
8 3 (23.08%) Information Security
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL

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 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Mercurial
3 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (30.77%) JUnit
3 4 (30.77%) Maven
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (23.08%) IntelliJ
4 3 (23.08%) Mockito
4 3 (23.08%) WebStorm
5 2 (15.38%) Appium
5 2 (15.38%) JBehave
5 2 (15.38%) JMeter
6 1 (7.69%) JIRA
6 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
6 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum Master
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Product Owner
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) HTML5
1 5 (38.46%) jQuery
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) JPA
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) XML Schema
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) BPMN
5 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 1 (7.69%) Product Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Groovy
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) ECMAScript
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
1 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) New Relic
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com