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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 52 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 20 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.28% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
663 506 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.68% 71.07% 72.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 247 188
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 54 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (74.58%) Finance
3 41 (69.49%) Scrum
4 35 (59.32%) .NET
5 34 (57.63%) TDD
6 33 (55.93%) Web Development
7 31 (52.54%) OO
8 30 (50.85%) C#
9 21 (35.59%) MVC
10 20 (33.90%) SQL
10 20 (33.90%) Business Analysis
11 16 (27.12%) User Stories
12 15 (25.42%) PRINCE2
12 15 (25.42%) Waterfall
12 15 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (23.73%) WCF
13 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (23.73%) Oracle
13 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
14 13 (22.03%) Selenium
14 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
15 12 (20.34%) Domain-Driven Design
16 11 (18.64%) SOA
17 9 (15.25%) WebDriver
17 9 (15.25%) Automotive
17 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
17 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
18 8 (13.56%) SAP
18 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
18 8 (13.56%) Project Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (10.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Selenium
2 9 (15.25%) WebDriver
3 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
3 5 (8.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (8.47%) MSTest
3 5 (8.47%) MSBuild
3 5 (8.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.78%) JMeter
4 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.39%) NUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
General
1 44 (74.58%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Automotive
3 6 (10.17%) Electronics
3 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Analyst
1 26 (44.07%) Business Analyst
2 24 (40.68%) Agile Business Analyst
3 16 (27.12%) Developer
4 13 (22.03%) Financial Business Analyst
4 13 (22.03%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Development Manager
6 10 (16.95%) Web Manager
6 10 (16.95%) Web Development Manager
7 8 (13.56%) .NET Developer
7 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
8 7 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (10.17%) Test Manager
9 6 (10.17%) Lead Business Analyst
10 5 (8.47%) WPF Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Agile C# Developer
11 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Technical Development Manager
11 2 (3.39%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (59.32%) .NET
2 14 (23.73%) WCF
2 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
3 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
4 8 (13.56%) jQuery
4 8 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.86%) Backbone.js
6 5 (8.47%) WPF
6 5 (8.47%) NHibernate
6 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (8.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (8.47%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (8.47%) WinForms
7 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.69%) HTML
8 1 (1.69%) CSS
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) N-Tier
2 6 (10.17%) DTV
3 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) EPoS
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows NT
1 5 (8.47%) UNIX
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (69.49%) Scrum
3 34 (57.63%) TDD
4 33 (55.93%) Web Development
5 31 (52.54%) OO
6 21 (35.59%) MVC
7 20 (33.90%) Business Analysis
8 16 (27.12%) User Stories
9 15 (25.42%) PRINCE2
9 15 (25.42%) Waterfall
9 15 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (20.34%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (18.64%) SOA
12 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
12 8 (13.56%) Project Management
13 7 (11.86%) Coaching
13 7 (11.86%) People Management
14 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
14 6 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) C#
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
3 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.47%) XAML
4 5 (8.47%) Java
4 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.47%) VBScript
5 2 (3.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft