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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 38 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.03% 0.99% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.25% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £310 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
388 481 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.86% 79.64% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 294 312
Median daily rate £413 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 53
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.50 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +12 7 £425 +9.67% 4
Peterborough - 2 £293 - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) TDD
3 17 (70.83%) Selenium
4 16 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 16 (66.67%) Java
5 15 (62.50%) Scrum
6 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
7 13 (54.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 10 (41.67%) jQuery
9 10 (41.67%) HTML5
9 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
9 10 (41.67%) HTML
10 9 (37.50%) C#
10 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
11 8 (33.33%) Oracle
11 8 (33.33%) Subversion
11 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
11 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
11 8 (33.33%) Web Development
11 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (29.17%) RESTful
12 7 (29.17%) QA
12 7 (29.17%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (29.17%) Node.js
12 7 (29.17%) PHP
12 7 (29.17%) Service Design
13 6 (25.00%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Selenium
2 16 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 13 (54.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (33.33%) Subversion
6 7 (29.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (16.67%) JBehave
8 4 (16.67%) JUnit
9 3 (12.50%) Appium
9 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
9 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
9 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
9 3 (12.50%) Mockito
9 3 (12.50%) WebStorm
10 2 (8.33%) NUnit
10 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
11 1 (4.17%) JIRA
11 1 (4.17%) RSpec
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (20.83%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 3 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) HTML5
1 10 (41.67%) jQuery
2 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (29.17%) Node.js
3 7 (29.17%) RESTful
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (16.67%) JPA
5 4 (16.67%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) JSON
6 3 (12.50%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (12.50%) XML Schema
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.17%) CSS
8 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
8 1 (4.17%) J2EE
8 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) TDD
3 15 (62.50%) Scrum
4 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (33.33%) Web Development
6 7 (29.17%) Service Design
7 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.50%) BPMN
8 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
8 3 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (12.50%) Information Security
8 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.33%) OO
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) PHP
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Groovy
6 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (12.50%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Google