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 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 29 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 14 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.64% 0.94% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 1.26% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Median daily rate £463 £285 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.28% -25.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £273 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £297 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
315 239 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 81.82% 74.69% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 133 144
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 32
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 Coventry region with a requirement for BDD.

1 14 (93.33%) Scrum
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 12 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
4 11 (73.33%) SOLID
5 10 (66.67%) Kanban
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (33.33%) Node.js
8 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
9 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
10 3 (20.00%) Coaching
10 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
11 2 (13.33%) Task Parallel Library
11 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
11 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software

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 5 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Angular Developer
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Digital Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Account Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Account Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (13.33%) LINQ
7 2 (13.33%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (13.33%) WCF
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (6.67%) CSS
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Scrum
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) MVC
4 11 (73.33%) SOLID
5 10 (66.67%) Kanban
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 3 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (13.33%) Planning Poker
8 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
9 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft