The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 23 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs citing BDD 16 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.44% 0.78% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 0.97% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 15
Median daily rate £475 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £300 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
BDD
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
234 309 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.59% 80.05% 84.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 254 247
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for BDD.

1 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (86.11%) TDD
3 30 (83.33%) .NET
4 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
5 25 (69.44%) C#
6 24 (66.67%) Scrum
6 24 (66.67%) Visual Studio
6 24 (66.67%) Web Development
7 23 (63.89%) WCF
7 23 (63.89%) Test-First Development
7 23 (63.89%) NUnit
7 23 (63.89%) jQuery
7 23 (63.89%) Unit Testing
7 23 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (63.89%) HTML
7 23 (63.89%) CSS
7 23 (63.89%) MVC
7 23 (63.89%) MSTest
7 23 (63.89%) HTML5
7 23 (63.89%) MbUnit
7 23 (63.89%) CSS3
7 23 (63.89%) KnockoutJS
7 23 (63.89%) ATDD
7 23 (63.89%) AngularJS
7 23 (63.89%) TypeScript
7 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (63.89%) DevOps
8 19 (52.78%) Finance
9 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
10 13 (36.11%) Gherkin

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Couchbase
1 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
1 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 23 (63.89%) MbUnit
2 23 (63.89%) MSTest
2 23 (63.89%) NUnit
3 12 (33.33%) Selenium
4 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
5 9 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
6 7 (19.44%) Mercurial
6 7 (19.44%) TeamCity
7 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 3 (8.33%) Subversion
9 2 (5.56%) JUnit
9 2 (5.56%) TestNG
10 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Senior Agile Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) .NET
2 23 (63.89%) AngularJS
2 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET Web API
2 23 (63.89%) CSS
2 23 (63.89%) CSS3
2 23 (63.89%) HTML
2 23 (63.89%) HTML5
2 23 (63.89%) jQuery
2 23 (63.89%) KnockoutJS
2 23 (63.89%) WCF
3 13 (36.11%) Gherkin
4 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) REST
5 3 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Django
6 1 (2.78%) Memcached
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (86.11%) TDD
3 24 (66.67%) Scrum
3 24 (66.67%) Web Development
4 23 (63.89%) ATDD
4 23 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (63.89%) DevOps
4 23 (63.89%) MVC
4 23 (63.89%) Test-First Development
4 23 (63.89%) Unit Testing
5 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
6 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.33%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 25 (69.44%) C#
3 23 (63.89%) TypeScript
4 6 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Alterian
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore