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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 42 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 27 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.05% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.08%
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
683 509 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.09% 70.99% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 250 242
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 57 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (80.70%) Finance
3 44 (77.19%) Scrum
4 35 (61.40%) .NET
4 35 (61.40%) OO
5 34 (59.65%) TDD
5 34 (59.65%) Web Development
6 30 (52.63%) C#
7 26 (45.61%) MVC
8 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (35.09%) Waterfall
8 20 (35.09%) SQL
8 20 (35.09%) PRINCE2
9 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 19 (33.33%) Oracle
9 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (33.33%) Business Analysis
10 17 (29.82%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (28.07%) SOA
12 14 (24.56%) PL/SQL
12 14 (24.56%) User Stories
13 13 (22.81%) Selenium
14 12 (21.05%) N-Tier
14 12 (21.05%) Coaching
14 12 (21.05%) People Management
15 11 (19.30%) Matrix Management
15 11 (19.30%) Oracle Applications
16 9 (15.79%) Automotive
16 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
16 9 (15.79%) WCF

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Selenium
2 9 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 5 (8.77%) MSBuild
3 5 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (8.77%) TeamCity
3 5 (8.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (7.02%) JMeter
4 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.51%) NUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
General
1 46 (80.70%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Automotive
3 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.53%) Electronics
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Analyst
1 24 (42.11%) Business Analyst
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Business Analyst
3 16 (28.07%) Development Manager
4 13 (22.81%) Web Development Manager
4 13 (22.81%) Web Manager
5 12 (21.05%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 12 (21.05%) Financial Business Analyst
6 11 (19.30%) Developer
7 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
7 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
8 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (10.53%) Lead Business Analyst
9 6 (10.53%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Development Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (61.40%) .NET
2 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (15.79%) WCF
4 8 (14.04%) jQuery
4 8 (14.04%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
4 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
5 7 (12.28%) Backbone.js
6 5 (8.77%) NHibernate
6 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.75%) HTML
8 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 6 (10.53%) DTV
3 5 (8.77%) EPoS
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) UNIX
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
1 5 (8.77%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (77.19%) Scrum
3 35 (61.40%) OO
4 34 (59.65%) TDD
4 34 (59.65%) Web Development
5 26 (45.61%) MVC
6 20 (35.09%) PRINCE2
6 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (35.09%) Waterfall
7 19 (33.33%) Business Analysis
8 17 (29.82%) Domain-Driven Design
9 16 (28.07%) SOA
10 14 (24.56%) User Stories
11 12 (21.05%) Coaching
11 12 (21.05%) People Management
12 11 (19.30%) Matrix Management
13 8 (14.04%) Project Management
14 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
14 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) C#
2 20 (35.09%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) PL/SQL
4 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.77%) Java
5 5 (8.77%) VBScript
5 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
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