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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 23 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 9 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.59% 3.28% 10.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.09% 4.02% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 34
Median daily rate £419 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £318 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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
228 224 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.25% 81.75% 84.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 181 235
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) TDD
3 28 (82.35%) Scrum
4 24 (70.59%) .NET
5 20 (58.82%) C#
5 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 20 (58.82%) MVC
6 19 (55.88%) Finance
6 19 (55.88%) Visual Studio
6 19 (55.88%) Unit Testing
7 18 (52.94%) WCF
7 18 (52.94%) jQuery
7 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (52.94%) Web Development
8 17 (50.00%) Test-First Development
8 17 (50.00%) NUnit
8 17 (50.00%) HTML
8 17 (50.00%) CSS
8 17 (50.00%) DevOps
8 17 (50.00%) TypeScript
8 17 (50.00%) CSS3
8 17 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (50.00%) ATDD
8 17 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (50.00%) MSTest
8 17 (50.00%) HTML5
8 17 (50.00%) MbUnit
9 16 (47.06%) Mentoring
10 9 (26.47%) Git (software)

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 (5.88%) Apache Solr
1 2 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) Confluence
1 2 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Visual Studio
2 17 (50.00%) MbUnit
2 17 (50.00%) MSTest
2 17 (50.00%) NUnit
3 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
4 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 6 (17.65%) Selenium
4 6 (17.65%) Subversion
5 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow
5 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.88%) JIRA
7 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.94%) JUnit
7 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Senior Agile Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Senior Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) .NET
2 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
2 18 (52.94%) jQuery
2 18 (52.94%) WCF
3 17 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 17 (50.00%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) CSS3
3 17 (50.00%) HTML
3 17 (50.00%) HTML5
3 17 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (11.76%) Gherkin
4 4 (11.76%) REST
5 3 (8.82%) Middleware
5 3 (8.82%) SOAP
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) Ajax
6 1 (2.94%) Memcached
6 1 (2.94%) Spring
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) TDD
3 28 (82.35%) Scrum
4 20 (58.82%) MVC
5 19 (55.88%) Unit Testing
6 18 (52.94%) Web Development
7 17 (50.00%) ATDD
7 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (50.00%) DevOps
7 17 (50.00%) Test-First Development
8 16 (47.06%) Mentoring
9 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 5 (14.71%) SOA
11 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
12 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
12 3 (8.82%) OOP
12 3 (8.82%) Open Source
12 3 (8.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) C#
1 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 17 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 8 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SDET
3 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Alterian
2 2 (5.88%) Sitecore