The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing BDD 15 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.95% 1.72% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 2.45% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
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£350 £398 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +27.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
290 204 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.32% 70.34% 71.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 141 110
Average daily rate £350 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £239 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.67 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.22% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.04 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.17 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (86.49%) TDD
2 21 (56.76%) Web Services
3 19 (51.35%) Java
4 18 (48.65%) Scrum
5 15 (40.54%) OO
6 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (37.84%) Scala
7 12 (32.43%) Subversion
7 12 (32.43%) SharePoint
7 12 (32.43%) HTML
7 12 (32.43%) SQL
8 11 (29.73%) MVC
8 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
9 10 (27.03%) .NET
9 10 (27.03%) C#
9 10 (27.03%) Akka
9 10 (27.03%) Play Framework
10 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
10 9 (24.32%) CouchDB
10 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (24.32%) HTML5
10 9 (24.32%) CSS
10 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
10 9 (24.32%) CRM
10 9 (24.32%) Process Management
10 9 (24.32%) SVG
10 9 (24.32%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (24.32%) Batik
10 9 (24.32%) Web Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 12 (32.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.92%) CMS
2 7 (18.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (10.81%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) Lync
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) FileNet
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
1 9 (24.32%) CouchDB
2 4 (10.81%) MS Access
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Subversion
2 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
3 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
4 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
4 8 (21.62%) Selenium
5 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (16.22%) JIRA
6 6 (16.22%) JUnit
6 6 (16.22%) Hudson
7 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
7 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
7 5 (13.51%) Maven
7 5 (13.51%) Ant
8 4 (10.81%) JBehave
8 4 (10.81%) Mercurial
8 4 (10.81%) QUnit
8 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
8 4 (10.81%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (10.81%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (8.11%) Trac
General
1 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Java Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Scala Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Test Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) Web Services
2 12 (32.43%) HTML
3 10 (27.03%) .NET
3 10 (27.03%) Akka
3 10 (27.03%) Play Framework
4 9 (24.32%) HTML5
4 9 (24.32%) CSS
4 9 (24.32%) SVG
4 9 (24.32%) Batik
5 8 (21.62%) jQuery
5 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.62%) Ajax
5 8 (21.62%) CSS3
6 7 (18.92%) REST
7 6 (16.22%) RESTful
8 5 (13.51%) SOAP
9 4 (10.81%) XML
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.81%) Sass
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) GIS
2 4 (10.81%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.41%) W3C
4 2 (5.41%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.70%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Social Network
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Android
1 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (86.49%) TDD
2 18 (48.65%) Scrum
3 15 (40.54%) OO
4 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (29.73%) MVC
6 9 (24.32%) Process Management
6 9 (24.32%) CRM
6 9 (24.32%) Web Development
7 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Migration
9 5 (13.51%) SOA
10 4 (10.81%) OOP
10 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (8.11%) Document Management
11 3 (8.11%) Test Management
11 3 (8.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) Scala
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 10 (27.03%) C#
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.51%) Ruby
7 4 (10.81%) Groovy
7 4 (10.81%) PHP
7 4 (10.81%) Python
8 2 (5.41%) XQuery
8 2 (5.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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