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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 39 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing BDD 15 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.68% 1.05% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 1.36% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £300 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
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 £42.50 - -

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
439 441 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.53% 77.23% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 264 345
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 35 53
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 +8 11 £350 -22.22% 5
Peterborough - 2 £275 - 2
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) TDD
2 19 (73.08%) Java
3 18 (69.23%) Selenium
4 16 (61.54%) Cucumber
4 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
5 14 (53.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
6 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (46.15%) HTML5
7 12 (46.15%) HTML
7 12 (46.15%) Scrum
8 11 (42.31%) jQuery
9 9 (34.62%) QA
10 8 (30.77%) Web Development
10 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
10 8 (30.77%) Subversion
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
11 7 (26.92%) Oracle
11 7 (26.92%) C#
11 7 (26.92%) PHP
11 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
11 7 (26.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
11 7 (26.92%) Node.js
11 7 (26.92%) RESTful
11 7 (26.92%) Service Design
12 6 (23.08%) Test Automation

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 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 14 (53.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 8 (30.77%) Subversion
5 7 (26.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (19.23%) Appium
6 5 (19.23%) JUnit
6 5 (19.23%) Mercurial
6 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
7 4 (15.38%) IntelliJ
7 4 (15.38%) Mockito
7 4 (15.38%) WebStorm
8 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
8 3 (11.54%) JBehave
8 3 (11.54%) JMeter
9 2 (7.69%) NUnit
9 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
10 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Back Office
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Automation Tester
5 5 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (19.23%) PHP Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Tester
5 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
1 12 (46.15%) HTML5
2 11 (42.31%) jQuery
3 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
3 7 (26.92%) Node.js
3 7 (26.92%) RESTful
4 5 (19.23%) REST
5 4 (15.38%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 4 (15.38%) JPA
5 4 (15.38%) JSON
5 4 (15.38%) Spring
5 4 (15.38%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) XML Schema
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (3.85%) CSS3
7 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
7 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) TDD
3 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (46.15%) Scrum
5 8 (30.77%) Web Development
6 7 (26.92%) Service Design
7 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
9 4 (15.38%) BPMN
9 4 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (15.38%) Information Security
9 4 (15.38%) MVC
10 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
10 3 (11.54%) OO
10 3 (11.54%) Open Source
10 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) Groovy
4 4 (15.38%) Scala
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Google
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