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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 26 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.08% 7.05% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 8.21% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 2
Median daily rate £700 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
222 341 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.57% 85.89% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 273 178
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) HTTP
5 5 (27.78%) JSON
5 5 (27.78%) Selenium
5 5 (27.78%) Kanban
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) Open Source
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) Scala
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 4 (22.22%) CSS3
6 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management

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 3 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) MbUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.56%) MSTest
5 1 (5.56%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Scala Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.11%) Java Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Scala Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) JSON
2 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 4 (22.22%) CSS3
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) Akka
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) Django
5 1 (5.56%) Flask
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Swagger
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Kanban
4 5 (27.78%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Scala
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Go
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) WAI
2 1 (5.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle