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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 35 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 37 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.50% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.87% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
630 542 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.64% 73.54% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 273 254
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (77.55%) Finance
3 37 (75.51%) Scrum
4 32 (65.31%) .NET
4 32 (65.31%) OO
5 31 (63.27%) TDD
6 29 (59.18%) Web Development
7 27 (55.10%) C#
8 24 (48.98%) MVC
9 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (38.78%) Waterfall
10 19 (38.78%) SQL
11 18 (36.73%) Oracle
11 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
11 18 (36.73%) PRINCE2
11 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (32.65%) Domain-Driven Design
12 16 (32.65%) SOA
13 15 (30.61%) Business Analysis
14 14 (28.57%) PL/SQL
15 12 (24.49%) Selenium
15 12 (24.49%) Coaching
15 12 (24.49%) People Management
15 12 (24.49%) N-Tier
16 11 (22.45%) Oracle Applications
16 11 (22.45%) Matrix Management
17 9 (18.37%) User Stories
18 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
18 8 (16.33%) WCF
19 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (10.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Selenium
2 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.20%) MSBuild
3 5 (10.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
4 4 (8.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.12%) JMeter
6 2 (4.08%) NUnit
General
1 38 (77.55%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Automotive
3 5 (10.20%) Marketing
3 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.20%) Electronics
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
1 19 (38.78%) Business Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Agile Business Analyst
3 16 (32.65%) Development Manager
4 13 (26.53%) Web Development Manager
4 13 (26.53%) Web Manager
5 9 (18.37%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Financial Business Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Developer
6 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
7 6 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) Test Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Development Manager
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
9 2 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) .NET
2 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
2 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (16.33%) WCF
4 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 7 (14.29%) jQuery
5 6 (12.24%) Backbone.js
5 6 (12.24%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (8.16%) NHibernate
8 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.20%) DTV
3 4 (8.16%) EPoS
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) UNIX
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
1 4 (8.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (75.51%) Scrum
3 32 (65.31%) OO
4 31 (63.27%) TDD
5 29 (59.18%) Web Development
6 24 (48.98%) MVC
7 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (38.78%) Waterfall
9 18 (36.73%) PRINCE2
10 16 (32.65%) Domain-Driven Design
10 16 (32.65%) SOA
11 15 (30.61%) Business Analysis
12 12 (24.49%) Coaching
12 12 (24.49%) People Management
13 11 (22.45%) Matrix Management
14 9 (18.37%) User Stories
15 6 (12.24%) Project Management
16 5 (10.20%) Line Management
16 5 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
16 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) C#
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.16%) VBScript
6 4 (8.16%) Java
7 2 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft