The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 40 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 12 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.10% 1.53% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.92% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Median daily rate £400 £384 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £352 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
BDD
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
451 677 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.85% 79.55% 71.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 404 345
Median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £549 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +21 9 £400 +6.66% 5
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 17 (68.00%) Java
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (40.00%) JUnit
6 10 (40.00%) Selenium
7 9 (36.00%) C#
7 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (32.00%) HTML5
8 8 (32.00%) REST
8 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (32.00%) HTML
8 8 (32.00%) CSS
8 8 (32.00%) JMeter
8 8 (32.00%) QA
9 7 (28.00%) jQuery
9 7 (28.00%) Mercurial
10 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
10 6 (24.00%) DevOps
10 6 (24.00%) Spring
11 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Scrum
11 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 5 (20.00%) MVC
12 4 (16.00%) XML
12 4 (16.00%) IntelliJ
12 4 (16.00%) XML Schema
12 4 (16.00%) RDBMS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (40.00%) JUnit
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (32.00%) JMeter
5 7 (28.00%) Mercurial
6 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (16.00%) Appium
7 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (16.00%) IntelliJ
7 4 (16.00%) Mockito
7 4 (16.00%) NUnit
7 4 (16.00%) RSpec
7 4 (16.00%) WebStorm
8 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
9 2 (8.00%) Maven
9 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
10 1 (4.00%) JIRA
10 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Tester
2 9 (36.00%) Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Automation Tester
5 5 (20.00%) QA Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (8.00%) Test Specialist
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) CSS
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) HTML5
1 8 (32.00%) REST
2 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 6 (24.00%) Spring
4 4 (16.00%) CSS3
4 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
4 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.00%) JPA
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) XML Schema
5 2 (8.00%) Node.js
5 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) BPMN
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (16.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) Open Source
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (12.00%) API Design
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (12.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) Groovy
4 4 (16.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Ruby
4 4 (16.00%) Scala
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) ECMAScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.00%) Xamarin
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago