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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 40 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.94% 1.24% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.75% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £450 £295 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -30.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £271 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £318 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
352 229 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 85.23% 70.90% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 159 137
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 48
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -38.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.40 £30.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 (82.35%) .NET
1 14 (82.35%) Scrum
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (82.35%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) MVC
2 13 (76.47%) C#
3 11 (64.71%) SOLID
4 9 (52.94%) Kanban
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (41.18%) Backbone.js
7 6 (35.29%) Node.js
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
9 3 (17.65%) Coaching
10 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
10 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
10 2 (11.76%) WCF

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 (5.88%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Angular Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Account Manager
7 2 (11.76%) Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Digital Account Manager
7 2 (11.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Backbone.js
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (35.29%) Node.js
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) LINQ
7 2 (11.76%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.88%) CSS
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
8 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (82.35%) Scrum
1 14 (82.35%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) MVC
3 11 (64.71%) SOLID
4 9 (52.94%) Kanban
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.76%) Planning Poker
8 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft