The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 19 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 181 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.69% 72.40% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 121 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BDD
South Wales

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 29 July 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 51 (87.93%) TDD
2 44 (75.86%) Web Services
3 42 (72.41%) Java
4 30 (51.72%) Scala
5 27 (46.55%) OO
5 27 (46.55%) Play Framework
5 27 (46.55%) Akka
6 24 (41.38%) Process Management
6 24 (41.38%) SVG
6 24 (41.38%) CouchDB
6 24 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (41.38%) Web Development
6 24 (41.38%) Batik
6 24 (41.38%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (37.93%) Scrum
8 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (22.41%) Selenium
10 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
10 12 (20.69%) SOA
10 12 (20.69%) SQL
11 11 (18.97%) Subversion
11 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
12 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
12 10 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (17.24%) Sitecore
12 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
12 10 (17.24%) Migration
12 10 (17.24%) CMS
12 10 (17.24%) CRM
12 10 (17.24%) SharePoint

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
1 10 (17.24%) CMS
1 10 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (8.62%) Lync
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) FileNet
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (41.38%) Cloud Computing
1 24 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) SaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
1 3 (5.17%) SSL
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) CouchDB
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Selenium
2 11 (18.97%) Subversion
3 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
4 9 (15.52%) Cucumber
4 9 (15.52%) JBehave
5 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.07%) Maven
6 6 (10.34%) JUnit
7 5 (8.62%) Ant
7 5 (8.62%) JIRA
7 5 (8.62%) Mercurial
7 5 (8.62%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (6.90%) eggPlant
8 4 (6.90%) Calabash
9 3 (5.17%) Hudson
9 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.45%) Robotium
10 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Architect
2 15 (25.86%) Java Architect
2 15 (25.86%) Scala Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Product Owner
5 3 (5.17%) Automated Test Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Development Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Development Team Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.72%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (75.86%) Web Services
2 27 (46.55%) Akka
2 27 (46.55%) Play Framework
3 24 (41.38%) SVG
3 24 (41.38%) Batik
4 10 (17.24%) SOAP
5 9 (15.52%) J2EE
6 8 (13.79%) HTML
6 8 (13.79%) RESTful
7 7 (12.07%) .NET
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
7 7 (12.07%) XML
8 6 (10.34%) REST
8 6 (10.34%) JSON
9 4 (6.90%) CSS
9 4 (6.90%) Spring
10 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.17%) HTML5
11 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (1.72%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) GIS
2 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.90%) Open Source
4 3 (5.17%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) UNIX
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (87.93%) TDD
2 27 (46.55%) OO
3 24 (41.38%) Process Management
3 24 (41.38%) Web Development
4 22 (37.93%) Scrum
5 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
6 12 (20.69%) SOA
7 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
8 10 (17.24%) Migration
8 10 (17.24%) CRM
9 7 (12.07%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (10.34%) Document Management
10 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.62%) Release Management
12 4 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
12 4 (6.90%) MVC
12 4 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) Java
2 30 (51.72%) Scala
3 12 (20.69%) SQL
4 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) C#
5 6 (10.34%) Groovy
6 3 (5.17%) XQuery
6 3 (5.17%) XPath
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Sitecore
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) Zend
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago