The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 17 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.10% 0.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £485 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
BDD
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 136 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 85.99% 87.18% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 101 120
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £50.78 £45.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +278.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Luton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 6 (75.00%) SDET
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
5 4 (50.00%) Ruby
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (50.00%) TestNG
5 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Maven
5 4 (50.00%) Ant
5 4 (50.00%) JUnit
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) Perl
5 4 (50.00%) JBehave
5 4 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (50.00%) ATDD
5 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) Defect Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
4 4 (50.00%) Ant
4 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (50.00%) JBehave
4 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (50.00%) TestNG
5 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Developer in Test
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Java RMI
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) ATDD
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SOLID
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore