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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.29% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £485 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
153 119 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.43% 79.87% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 84 163
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £43.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -10.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) QA
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 16 (84.21%) E-Commerce
3 16 (84.21%) Selenium
4 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
4 15 (78.95%) SpecFlow
5 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
5 14 (73.68%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (73.68%) TeamCity
5 14 (73.68%) SDET
6 13 (68.42%) WebDriver
6 13 (68.42%) Feature Driven Development
6 13 (68.42%) ATDD
6 13 (68.42%) Java
7 12 (63.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
7 12 (63.16%) JBehave
8 11 (57.89%) TestNG
8 11 (57.89%) Defect Management
8 11 (57.89%) SoapUI
8 11 (57.89%) Ruby
8 11 (57.89%) JIRA
8 11 (57.89%) Perl
8 11 (57.89%) JUnit
8 11 (57.89%) Python
9 10 (52.63%) Ant
9 10 (52.63%) Maven

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 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Selenium
2 15 (78.95%) SpecFlow
3 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
3 14 (73.68%) TeamCity
4 13 (68.42%) WebDriver
5 12 (63.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (63.16%) JBehave
5 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
6 11 (57.89%) JIRA
6 11 (57.89%) JUnit
6 11 (57.89%) SoapUI
6 11 (57.89%) TestNG
7 10 (52.63%) Ant
7 10 (52.63%) Maven
8 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
9 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
1 9 (47.37%) Test Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Developer in Test
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) Java RMI
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (84.21%) E-Commerce
3 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
4 14 (73.68%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (68.42%) ATDD
5 13 (68.42%) Feature Driven Development
6 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (57.89%) Defect Management
8 5 (26.32%) API Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Testing
9 2 (10.53%) QA Automation
10 1 (5.26%) Analytics
10 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
10 1 (5.26%) OOP
10 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
10 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
10 1 (5.26%) SOLID
10 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) Perl
3 11 (57.89%) Python
3 11 (57.89%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Haskell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (89.47%) QA
2 14 (73.68%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore