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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 38 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.62% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
626 550 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.06% 73.14% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 299 278
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 30
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £55.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 41 (77.36%) Finance
2 38 (71.70%) Scrum
3 32 (60.38%) C#
3 32 (60.38%) .NET
4 31 (58.49%) OO
5 29 (54.72%) TDD
6 28 (52.83%) Web Development
7 25 (47.17%) SQL
8 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (41.51%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (37.74%) MVC
11 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
11 19 (35.85%) Selenium
11 19 (35.85%) Waterfall
12 18 (33.96%) Oracle
13 17 (32.08%) PRINCE2
13 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (28.30%) Domain-Driven Design
14 15 (28.30%) WebDriver
15 14 (26.42%) Business Analysis
15 14 (26.42%) PL/SQL
15 14 (26.42%) SOA
16 12 (22.64%) N-Tier
17 11 (20.75%) Oracle Applications
17 11 (20.75%) Matrix Management
17 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (16.98%) User Stories
19 7 (13.21%) JMeter
19 7 (13.21%) Automotive
19 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Selenium
2 15 (28.30%) WebDriver
3 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
4 7 (13.21%) JMeter
5 6 (11.32%) SoapUI
5 6 (11.32%) PhantomJS
6 4 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (5.66%) MSBuild
7 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.77%) NUnit
General
1 41 (77.36%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Automotive
3 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.43%) Electronics
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Business Analyst
3 16 (30.19%) Development Manager
3 16 (30.19%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (24.53%) Web Development Manager
4 13 (24.53%) Web Manager
5 9 (16.98%) Test Analyst
6 8 (15.09%) Financial Business Analyst
6 8 (15.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Lead Business Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Test Manager
8 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Development Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
3 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (11.32%) SOAP
5 5 (9.43%) WCF
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (5.66%) jQuery
7 3 (5.66%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.77%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.43%) DTV
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) UNIX
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
1 4 (7.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Scrum
2 31 (58.49%) OO
3 29 (54.72%) TDD
4 28 (52.83%) Web Development
5 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (41.51%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (37.74%) MVC
8 19 (35.85%) Waterfall
9 17 (32.08%) PRINCE2
10 15 (28.30%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (26.42%) Business Analysis
11 14 (26.42%) SOA
12 11 (20.75%) Matrix Management
13 9 (16.98%) User Stories
14 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
14 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
14 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
14 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (9.43%) Project Management
14 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.55%) VBScript
4 4 (7.55%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft