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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 53 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 3.01% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 3.74% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 27
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
BDD
Buckinghamshire

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
549 695 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.85% 80.35% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 431 443
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 21
Median hourly rate £11.12 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £22.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BDD.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Publishing
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) Symfony
5 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 2 (25.00%) Grunt
5 2 (25.00%) Bower
5 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Bower
1 2 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Laravel
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Symfony
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) Software Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) F#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle