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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.53% 0.79% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 0.94% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
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
442 318 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.01% 84.13% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 204 104
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.08 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 31 (96.88%) TDD
2 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (90.63%) .NET
4 27 (84.38%) MVC
5 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET
5 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (78.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (71.88%) CSS
7 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
7 23 (71.88%) HTML
8 16 (50.00%) SQL
8 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (46.88%) C#
9 15 (46.88%) Scrum
10 14 (43.75%) Migration
10 14 (43.75%) Web Services
10 14 (43.75%) Kanban
10 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (40.63%) CQRS
11 13 (40.63%) SOLID
11 13 (40.63%) Data Migration
11 13 (40.63%) CRM
11 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
12 12 (37.50%) .NET Framework
12 12 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (37.50%) Entity Framework
12 12 (37.50%) Dapper ORM
13 11 (34.38%) IaaS
13 11 (34.38%) SaaS
13 11 (34.38%) PaaS

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 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (34.38%) IaaS
2 11 (34.38%) PaaS
2 11 (34.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
2 13 (40.63%) CRM Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (71.88%) CSS
3 23 (71.88%) HTML
4 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (43.75%) Web Services
5 12 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 12 (37.50%) Dapper ORM
5 12 (37.50%) Entity Framework
6 10 (31.25%) HTML5
6 10 (31.25%) LESS
6 10 (31.25%) Sass
7 2 (6.25%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Data Conversion
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) TDD
2 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (84.38%) MVC
4 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (46.88%) Scrum
6 14 (43.75%) Kanban
6 14 (43.75%) Migration
7 13 (40.63%) CQRS
7 13 (40.63%) CRM
7 13 (40.63%) Data Migration
7 13 (40.63%) SOLID
8 12 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (31.25%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (28.13%) Campaign Management
10 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (28.13%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
11 8 (25.00%) Web Development
12 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) SAP