The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.34% 3.99% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 5.04% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate £406 - £406
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
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
468 575 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.66% 79.09% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 336 195
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 37
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 8 £406 - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (77.78%) TDD
2 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
3 19 (70.37%) HTML
4 16 (59.26%) Java
4 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
5 15 (55.56%) jQuery
6 13 (48.15%) CSS
6 13 (48.15%) HTML5
7 10 (37.04%) Mercurial
7 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (37.04%) Selenium
7 10 (37.04%) DevOps
8 9 (33.33%) Scrum
9 8 (29.63%) Spring
10 7 (25.93%) Kanban
10 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
10 7 (25.93%) CSS3
10 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
11 6 (22.22%) Appium
11 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
11 6 (22.22%) JBehave
11 6 (22.22%) QA
11 6 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Maven
11 6 (22.22%) Ruby
11 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Node.js
1 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.70%) BigMachines
3 1 (3.70%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.81%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (37.04%) Mercurial
2 10 (37.04%) Selenium
3 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 6 (22.22%) Appium
4 6 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (22.22%) JBehave
4 6 (22.22%) JMeter
4 6 (22.22%) Maven
5 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
5 5 (18.52%) JUnit
6 4 (14.81%) IntelliJ
6 4 (14.81%) Mockito
6 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
6 4 (14.81%) WebStorm
7 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
7 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (7.41%) RSpec
7 2 (7.41%) Subversion
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum Master
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (3.70%) Django Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) jQuery
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
3 13 (48.15%) HTML5
4 8 (29.63%) Spring
5 7 (25.93%) CSS3
6 6 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
7 4 (14.81%) JPA
7 4 (14.81%) JSON
7 4 (14.81%) REST
7 4 (14.81%) XML
7 4 (14.81%) XML Schema
8 2 (7.41%) OAuth
8 2 (7.41%) RESTful
8 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
9 1 (3.70%) Django
9 1 (3.70%) Java EE
9 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Life Science
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) AIX
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
2 2 (7.41%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (77.78%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (37.04%) DevOps
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Kanban
5 6 (22.22%) OO
5 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Open Source
7 4 (14.81%) BPMN
7 4 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (14.81%) Information Security
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Groovy
4 4 (14.81%) Scala
5 2 (7.41%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Nagios
2 3 (11.11%) Graphite
2 3 (11.11%) logstash
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Riemann
3 2 (7.41%) Capistrano
3 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Dynatrace
2 3 (11.11%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.70%) New Relic
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) Siebel