The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.36% 5.40% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 6.76% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 1
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
BDD
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
235 281 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.86% 79.83% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 236 98
Median daily rate £410 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £36.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.86% +158.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Oxford region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 18 (90.00%) TDD
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (50.00%) Web Services
6 10 (50.00%) Publishing
6 10 (50.00%) Spring
6 10 (50.00%) HTML5
7 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (45.00%) JUnit
7 9 (45.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
8 8 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
9 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
9 7 (35.00%) Web Development
10 6 (30.00%) JSON
10 6 (30.00%) JBoss
10 6 (30.00%) EJB
10 6 (30.00%) CSS
10 6 (30.00%) XML
10 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (30.00%) Amazon S3
10 6 (30.00%) REST
10 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
11 5 (25.00%) Content Enrichment
12 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
13 3 (15.00%) CSS3

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (30.00%) JBoss
3 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (10.00%) nginx
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (30.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) JUnit
2 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Appium
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Protractor
4 1 (5.00%) Robotium
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 10 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 4 (20.00%) XML Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) HTML5
2 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) EJB
3 6 (30.00%) JSON
3 6 (30.00%) REST
3 6 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) Celery
5 2 (10.00%) Django
5 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.00%) Java EE
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) TDD
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) Content Enrichment
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) OWASP
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Web Design
8 1 (5.00%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) ForgeRock
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Pega
1 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) New Relic