The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 48 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.03% 1.18% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.61% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Median daily rate £400 £290 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -31.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
BDD
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
419 248 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 86.57% 72.94% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 171 165
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.80 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Coventry region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Coventry region with a requirement for BDD.

1 16 (84.21%) TDD
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) C#
3 14 (73.68%) Scrum
4 13 (68.42%) MVC
5 11 (57.89%) SOLID
6 10 (52.63%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) Kanban
8 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
9 7 (36.84%) Backbone.js
9 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
9 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (31.58%) Node.js
10 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 3 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (15.79%) Coaching
12 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
13 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
13 2 (10.53%) Task Parallel Library

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Angular Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Account Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Digital Account Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (36.84%) Backbone.js
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (31.58%) Node.js
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (10.53%) LINQ
7 2 (10.53%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (10.53%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.26%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) TDD
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) Scrum
4 13 (68.42%) MVC
5 11 (57.89%) SOLID
6 9 (47.37%) Kanban
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Coaching
8 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (10.53%) Planning Poker
10 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.26%) System Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft