The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 56 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 15 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.92% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
603 559 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.21% 76.58% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 309 171
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (71.43%) Finance
3 29 (69.05%) .NET
4 26 (61.90%) C#
4 26 (61.90%) TDD
5 23 (54.76%) Scrum
6 17 (40.48%) SQL
7 15 (35.71%) OO
7 15 (35.71%) MVC
7 15 (35.71%) WCF
8 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
9 12 (28.57%) Selenium
9 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 11 (26.19%) Web Development
11 10 (23.81%) jQuery
11 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
11 10 (23.81%) User Stories
12 9 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
13 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
13 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
13 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
13 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
13 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
14 7 (16.67%) Oracle
14 7 (16.67%) Backbone.js
14 7 (16.67%) Line Management
15 6 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Selenium
2 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
3 6 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 6 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (11.90%) JMeter
4 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.90%) MSTest
4 5 (11.90%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) Mocha
6 1 (2.38%) Grunt
6 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 30 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Automotive
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 7 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.90%) WPF Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) .NET
2 15 (35.71%) WCF
3 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
4 10 (23.81%) jQuery
5 9 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 7 (16.67%) Backbone.js
8 5 (11.90%) WinForms
8 5 (11.90%) NHibernate
8 5 (11.90%) WPF
8 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (11.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (11.90%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.76%) CSS
9 2 (4.76%) HTML
10 1 (2.38%) Web Services
10 1 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) EPoS
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) DTV
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) UNIX
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
1 6 (14.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) TDD
3 23 (54.76%) Scrum
4 15 (35.71%) OO
4 15 (35.71%) MVC
5 11 (26.19%) Web Development
6 10 (23.81%) User Stories
7 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
8 7 (16.67%) Line Management
9 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 6 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) MVVM
11 4 (9.52%) Project Management
11 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) C#
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (14.29%) VBScript
6 5 (11.90%) XAML
6 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
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