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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 24 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.80% 1.79% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 2.15% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
Median daily rate £475 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £400 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
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
230 372 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.87% 83.04% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 308 222
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 £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +121.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) .NET
4 14 (51.85%) Selenium
5 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
6 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 12 (44.44%) Gherkin
7 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
7 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
7 11 (40.74%) C#
7 11 (40.74%) HTML
7 11 (40.74%) CSS
7 11 (40.74%) Scrum
8 10 (37.04%) Web Development
8 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
8 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (37.04%) DevOps
9 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 9 (33.33%) ATDD
9 9 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (33.33%) SpecFlow
9 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 9 (33.33%) CSS3
9 9 (33.33%) MSTest
9 9 (33.33%) HTML5
9 9 (33.33%) MbUnit
9 9 (33.33%) WCF
9 9 (33.33%) jQuery
9 9 (33.33%) Test-First Development
9 9 (33.33%) NUnit

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 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Confluence
1 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (25.93%) Couchbase
2 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
4 9 (33.33%) MbUnit
4 9 (33.33%) MSTest
4 9 (33.33%) NUnit
4 9 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
6 7 (25.93%) Mercurial
6 7 (25.93%) TeamCity
7 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 3 (11.11%) Subversion
8 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
9 2 (7.41%) JIRA
9 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
10 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.70%) JUnit
10 1 (3.70%) TestNG
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) Gherkin
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (33.33%) CSS3
4 9 (33.33%) HTML5
4 9 (33.33%) jQuery
4 9 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (33.33%) WCF
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Middleware
6 3 (11.11%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) RESTful
6 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (37.04%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) Web Development
6 9 (33.33%) ATDD
6 9 (33.33%) MVC
6 9 (33.33%) Test-First Development
7 6 (22.22%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (11.11%) SOA
8 3 (11.11%) User Stories
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) Scala
7 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Alterian
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore