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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 26 32
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.67% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.75% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
228 160 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.70% 71.11% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 119 102
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £97.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.92% +946.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 10 (66.67%) MVC
5 9 (60.00%) HTML
5 9 (60.00%) CSS
5 9 (60.00%) HTML5
6 8 (53.33%) CSS3
6 8 (53.33%) Ajax
6 8 (53.33%) jQuery
6 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (46.67%) C#
7 7 (46.67%) .NET
8 6 (40.00%) SQL
8 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (40.00%) OO
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (40.00%) Subversion
8 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (33.33%) Scala
9 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (33.33%) Ruby
9 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 5 (33.33%) CRM
9 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (33.33%) REST
10 4 (26.67%) OOP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) ArcGIS
3 3 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MS Access
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (26.67%) QUnit
3 4 (26.67%) Jasmine
3 4 (26.67%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) Hudson
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Trac
5 1 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) TestNG
5 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (6.67%) Grunt
5 1 (6.67%) PhantomJS
5 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML5
2 8 (53.33%) CSS3
2 8 (53.33%) Ajax
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (26.67%) Sass
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
8 1 (6.67%) JSON
8 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) W3C
2 2 (13.33%) GIS
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Social Network
3 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
3 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Interactive TV
3 1 (6.67%) Streaming Video
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 10 (66.67%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) CRM
7 4 (26.67%) OOP
7 4 (26.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) SOA
9 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Analytics
9 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (13.33%) Release Management
9 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Test Management
10 1 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Scala
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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