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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 40 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs citing BDD 11 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.07% 2.30% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.92% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 3
Median daily rate £413 £418 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +23.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £361 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £504 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
421 651 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.14% 78.72% 71.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 368 323
Median daily rate £425 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 46
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £63.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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 +11 9 £413 -0.30% 4
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (76.19%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 10 (47.62%) HTML5
5 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) jQuery
7 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
7 8 (38.10%) JMeter
7 8 (38.10%) JUnit
8 7 (33.33%) Spring
8 7 (33.33%) Selenium
8 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
9 6 (28.57%) REST
9 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (28.57%) MVC
9 6 (28.57%) C#
10 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
10 5 (23.81%) OO
10 5 (23.81%) IntelliJ
10 5 (23.81%) XML Schema
10 5 (23.81%) SQL
10 5 (23.81%) CSS
10 5 (23.81%) XML
10 5 (23.81%) Information Security
10 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (23.81%) Hibernate

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 (4.76%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
1 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) JMeter
2 8 (38.10%) JUnit
2 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
3 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 5 (23.81%) IntelliJ
5 5 (23.81%) Mockito
5 5 (23.81%) WebStorm
6 4 (19.05%) Appium
7 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
8 2 (9.52%) Maven
8 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
8 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
9 1 (4.76%) NUnit
9 1 (4.76%) RSpec
9 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Tester
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
7 2 (9.52%) Test Specialist
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) HTML5
2 9 (42.86%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) Spring
4 6 (28.57%) REST
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
5 5 (23.81%) JPA
5 5 (23.81%) JSON
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) XML Schema
6 4 (19.05%) CSS3
7 3 (14.29%) Node.js
7 3 (14.29%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.52%) SOAP
8 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 1 (4.76%) .NET
9 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) MVC
5 5 (23.81%) BPMN
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) Open Source
5 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (19.05%) API Design
6 4 (19.05%) Microservices
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Service Design
8 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) Groovy
4 5 (23.81%) Scala
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) ECMAScript
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Google
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Xamarin