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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing BDD 12 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.87% 0.68% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 0.95% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
Average daily rate £325 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
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
370 210 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 88.52% 70.95% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 157 143
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) Java
4 20 (48.78%) Scrum
4 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
4 20 (48.78%) Cucumber
5 19 (46.34%) MVC
6 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
7 17 (41.46%) HTML
7 17 (41.46%) CSS
7 17 (41.46%) Subversion
8 14 (34.15%) HTML5
8 14 (34.15%) jQuery
8 14 (34.15%) CSS3
9 13 (31.71%) Gherkin
9 13 (31.71%) Android
9 13 (31.71%) RESTful
9 13 (31.71%) OO
10 12 (29.27%) OOP
10 12 (29.27%) Web Services
10 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (29.27%) JIRA
11 11 (26.83%) SOA
11 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
12 10 (24.39%) Apple iOS
12 10 (24.39%) HTTP
12 10 (24.39%) Ajax
12 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
12 10 (24.39%) Selenium
13 9 (21.95%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (12.20%) Apache Solr
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) Node.js
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (2.44%) MS Access
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Cucumber
1 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
2 17 (41.46%) Subversion
3 12 (29.27%) JIRA
4 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
5 10 (24.39%) Selenium
6 9 (21.95%) Hudson
6 9 (21.95%) Jasmine
6 9 (21.95%) QUnit
6 9 (21.95%) Sinon.JS
7 7 (17.07%) Trac
7 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
8 6 (14.63%) TeamCity
9 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (9.76%) JBehave
11 3 (7.32%) CruiseControl
11 3 (7.32%) NUnit
11 3 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
12 2 (4.88%) MbUnit
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Android Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) CSS
1 17 (41.46%) HTML
2 14 (34.15%) CSS3
2 14 (34.15%) HTML5
2 14 (34.15%) jQuery
3 13 (31.71%) Gherkin
3 13 (31.71%) RESTful
4 12 (29.27%) Web Services
5 10 (24.39%) Ajax
6 7 (17.07%) .NET
6 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (17.07%) RequireJS
6 7 (17.07%) REST
7 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
7 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.20%) Entity Framework
9 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (7.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) W3C
2 5 (12.20%) User Experience
3 4 (9.76%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Android
2 10 (24.39%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) TDD
3 20 (48.78%) Scrum
4 19 (46.34%) MVC
5 13 (31.71%) OO
6 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (29.27%) OOP
7 11 (26.83%) SOA
8 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Project Management
9 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Analytics
10 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Coaching
11 4 (9.76%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (9.76%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
12 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) Ruby
6 3 (7.32%) Go
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) Scala
7 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
1 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SDET
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.44%) SOASTA, Inc
1 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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