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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 52 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.29% 1.12% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.36% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
Median daily rate £345 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
529 589 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.32% 82.15% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 287 371
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.17 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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
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 18 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Java
3 15 (55.56%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) Retail
4 9 (33.33%) SDET
5 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) MVC
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 6 (22.22%) Web Development
7 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
8 5 (18.52%) REST
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) Refactoring
8 5 (18.52%) Selenium
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
9 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.81%) CSS
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Redis
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
2 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
3 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Appium
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) Gradle
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) JProfiler
5 1 (3.70%) Mockito
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (33.33%) Retail
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Automotive
3 2 (7.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Development Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Development Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 3 (11.11%) JSON
4 3 (11.11%) RESTful
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.41%) Java EE
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) IVR
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
4 6 (22.22%) MVC
4 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 6 (22.22%) Web Development
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
5 5 (18.52%) Refactoring
6 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) QA Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SDET
2 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Avaya
1 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft