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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 29 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing BDD 14 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.39% 7.76% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 9.71% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 6
Median daily rate £500 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £323 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £460 £463
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 £37.50 £37.50 -
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
257 340 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.56% 80.00% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 285 206
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (88.46%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) Selenium
5 10 (38.46%) DevOps
6 9 (34.62%) Gherkin
6 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
6 9 (34.62%) HTML5
6 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
6 9 (34.62%) CSS3
6 9 (34.62%) jQuery
6 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
6 9 (34.62%) Web Development
7 8 (30.77%) Java
7 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
8 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
8 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
8 7 (26.92%) .NET
8 7 (26.92%) Scrum
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) QA
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) WCF
9 6 (23.08%) Test-First Development
9 6 (23.08%) NUnit
9 6 (23.08%) C#

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 (11.54%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
2 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
3 6 (23.08%) Couchbase
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Selenium
2 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
4 6 (23.08%) MbUnit
4 6 (23.08%) Mercurial
4 6 (23.08%) MSTest
4 6 (23.08%) NUnit
4 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
4 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.54%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) JUnit
7 1 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Test Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Scala Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) CSS
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
2 9 (34.62%) CSS3
2 9 (34.62%) Gherkin
2 9 (34.62%) HTML5
2 9 (34.62%) jQuery
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (23.08%) WCF
5 5 (19.23%) JSON
5 5 (19.23%) RESTful
6 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 1 (3.85%) Akka
7 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.85%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (88.46%) TDD
3 10 (38.46%) DevOps
4 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Web Development
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) ATDD
6 6 (23.08%) MVC
6 6 (23.08%) Test-First Development
7 5 (19.23%) Kanban
7 5 (19.23%) Open Source
8 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Test Management
9 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) TypeScript
4 4 (15.38%) Scala
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Go
6 2 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) WAI
2 1 (3.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) HP
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle