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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.41% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
280 204 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.49% 73.12% 65.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 153 77
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £18.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £18.00 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (87.04%) TDD
2 38 (70.37%) Web Services
3 35 (64.81%) Java
4 28 (51.85%) Scala
5 26 (48.15%) OO
6 22 (40.74%) SVG
6 22 (40.74%) Process Management
6 22 (40.74%) CouchDB
6 22 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (40.74%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (40.74%) Web Development
6 22 (40.74%) Batik
6 22 (40.74%) Akka
6 22 (40.74%) Play Framework
7 17 (31.48%) Scrum
8 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (24.07%) SQL
10 10 (18.52%) Selenium
10 10 (18.52%) Subversion
10 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
10 10 (18.52%) CRM
10 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
10 10 (18.52%) Cucumber
11 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 9 (16.67%) SOA
11 9 (16.67%) HTML
11 9 (16.67%) SOAP
11 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 8 (14.81%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (14.81%) Sitecore

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.81%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (14.81%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) Lync
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.85%) FileNet
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (40.74%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) SSL
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) CouchDB
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Selenium
1 10 (18.52%) Subversion
1 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 10 (18.52%) Cucumber
2 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.96%) WebDriver
4 6 (11.11%) JIRA
4 6 (11.11%) JBehave
4 6 (11.11%) Maven
5 5 (9.26%) JUnit
5 5 (9.26%) Hudson
6 4 (7.41%) Calabash
6 4 (7.41%) eggPlant
6 4 (7.41%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.41%) Mercurial
6 4 (7.41%) Ant
7 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (5.56%) QUnit
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Architect
2 12 (22.22%) Java Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Scala Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.70%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (70.37%) Web Services
2 22 (40.74%) SVG
2 22 (40.74%) Batik
2 22 (40.74%) Akka
2 22 (40.74%) Play Framework
3 9 (16.67%) HTML
3 9 (16.67%) SOAP
4 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.96%) .NET
4 7 (12.96%) RESTful
5 6 (11.11%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) XML
6 5 (9.26%) J2EE
6 5 (9.26%) jQuery
6 5 (9.26%) Ajax
6 5 (9.26%) HTML5
6 5 (9.26%) REST
6 5 (9.26%) CSS3
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) GIS
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.70%) W3C
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) UNIX
1 3 (5.56%) Android
1 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (87.04%) TDD
2 26 (48.15%) OO
3 22 (40.74%) Process Management
3 22 (40.74%) Web Development
4 17 (31.48%) Scrum
5 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (18.52%) CRM
7 9 (16.67%) SOA
7 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 8 (14.81%) Migration
9 7 (12.96%) MVC
9 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (7.41%) Document Management
11 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.56%) UML
12 3 (5.56%) OOP
12 3 (5.56%) RAD
12 3 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) Scala
3 13 (24.07%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) C#
5 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.26%) Groovy
7 4 (7.41%) Ruby
7 4 (7.41%) PHP
8 3 (5.56%) Python
9 2 (3.70%) XPath
9 2 (3.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Sitecore
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
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