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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 48 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.55% 2.21% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.93% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 3
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£425 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
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
647 683 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.52% 75.30% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 430 254
Average daily rate £400 £368 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £10.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.18 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) C#
3 23 (69.70%) TDD
4 21 (63.64%) .NET
5 17 (51.52%) Scrum
6 14 (42.42%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) Oracle
7 13 (39.39%) Selenium
7 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
8 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 11 (33.33%) MVC
9 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (24.24%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
12 7 (21.21%) HTML
12 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
12 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
12 7 (21.21%) SpecFlow
13 6 (18.18%) Test Management
13 6 (18.18%) QA
13 6 (18.18%) NHibernate
14 5 (15.15%) HP UFT
14 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
14 5 (15.15%) Java
14 5 (15.15%) WCF
14 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
14 5 (15.15%) Line Management
15 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.03%) Node.js
1 1 (3.03%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Selenium
1 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
2 7 (21.21%) SpecFlow
3 5 (15.15%) HP UFT
4 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.03%) Grunt
5 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.03%) gulp
5 1 (3.03%) JMeter
5 1 (3.03%) Mocha
5 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Test Manager
5 7 (21.21%) Agile .NET Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) AWS Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Testing Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) QA Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (24.24%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
5 7 (21.21%) HTML
5 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
6 6 (18.18%) NHibernate
7 5 (15.15%) WCF
8 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (12.12%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) SOAP
9 3 (9.09%) JSON
9 3 (9.09%) jQuery
10 2 (6.06%) HTML5
10 2 (6.06%) CSS3
10 2 (6.06%) CSS
11 1 (3.03%) Web Services
11 1 (3.03%) Dojo
11 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) DTV
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) TDD
3 17 (51.52%) Scrum
4 11 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (18.18%) Test Management
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Line Management
7 4 (12.12%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 3 (9.09%) User Stories
9 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) OO
9 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) VBScript
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.06%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) IBM