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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 28 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.99% 2.42% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.92% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £369 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
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
239 343 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.40% 83.05% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 229 163
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 17
Median hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (63.16%) TDD
5 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
6 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (47.37%) Selenium
7 8 (42.11%) jQuery
7 8 (42.11%) HTML
7 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
7 8 (42.11%) HTML5
7 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
8 7 (36.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (31.58%) Node.js
9 6 (31.58%) RESTful
9 6 (31.58%) Service Design
9 6 (31.58%) C#
9 6 (31.58%) JUnit
9 6 (31.58%) JMeter
9 6 (31.58%) Scrum
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 5 (26.32%) Spring
10 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
10 5 (26.32%) Web Development
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (21.05%) REST
11 4 (21.05%) Mercurial
11 4 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (21.05%) DevOps
11 4 (21.05%) Microservices

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 (5.26%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) Selenium
3 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
4 7 (36.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (31.58%) JMeter
5 6 (31.58%) JUnit
6 4 (21.05%) Mercurial
6 4 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (21.05%) Subversion
7 3 (15.79%) IntelliJ
7 3 (15.79%) Mockito
7 3 (15.79%) SpecFlow
7 3 (15.79%) WebStorm
8 2 (10.53%) Appium
8 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
8 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
9 1 (5.26%) Maven
9 1 (5.26%) NUnit
9 1 (5.26%) RSpec
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) HTML5
1 8 (42.11%) jQuery
2 6 (31.58%) Node.js
2 6 (31.58%) RESTful
3 5 (26.32%) Spring
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.79%) JPA
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) XML Schema
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
7 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Service Design
5 5 (26.32%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) API Design
6 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) Microservices
7 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.79%) BPMN
7 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security
7 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) Groovy
5 3 (15.79%) Scala
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) ECMAScript
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Google