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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 57 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 16 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.78% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
699 525 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.58% 72.21% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 282 201
Average daily rate £350 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £34.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (75.47%) Finance
3 34 (64.15%) Scrum
4 29 (54.72%) .NET
5 28 (52.83%) TDD
6 26 (49.06%) Web Development
7 25 (47.17%) C#
7 25 (47.17%) OO
8 20 (37.74%) Business Analysis
9 16 (30.19%) User Stories
10 15 (28.30%) SQL
11 14 (26.42%) MVC
11 14 (26.42%) WCF
12 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
12 13 (24.53%) Selenium
13 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
13 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
14 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (16.98%) Automotive
14 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
14 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
15 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
15 8 (15.09%) Oracle
15 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
15 8 (15.09%) Project Management
15 8 (15.09%) jQuery
15 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (15.09%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
16 7 (13.21%) Backbone.js

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Selenium
2 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
3 6 (11.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
4 5 (9.43%) MSBuild
4 5 (9.43%) MSTest
4 5 (9.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (9.43%) JMeter
4 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 40 (75.47%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Automotive
3 5 (9.43%) Marketing
3 5 (9.43%) Electronics
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Analyst
1 26 (49.06%) Business Analyst
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Business Analyst
3 16 (30.19%) Developer
4 13 (24.53%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 13 (24.53%) Financial Business Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
5 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
6 7 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Test Manager
7 6 (11.32%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) WPF Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Development Manager
9 4 (7.55%) Web Development Manager
9 4 (7.55%) Web Manager
10 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (54.72%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) WCF
3 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
4 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
4 8 (15.09%) jQuery
4 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (15.09%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
5 7 (13.21%) Backbone.js
6 5 (9.43%) WPF
6 5 (9.43%) NHibernate
6 5 (9.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (9.43%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (9.43%) WinForms
7 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.89%) HTML
8 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) EPoS
1 5 (9.43%) DTV
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows NT
1 6 (11.32%) UNIX
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (64.15%) Scrum
3 28 (52.83%) TDD
4 26 (49.06%) Web Development
5 25 (47.17%) OO
6 20 (37.74%) Business Analysis
7 16 (30.19%) User Stories
8 14 (26.42%) MVC
9 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
10 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
11 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
11 8 (15.09%) Project Management
12 7 (13.21%) Line Management
13 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
13 6 (11.32%) Domain-Driven Design
14 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
14 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
14 5 (9.43%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) C#
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) Java
4 6 (11.32%) VBScript
5 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.43%) XAML
5 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 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 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft