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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% 7.35% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 8.44% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 3
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
267 237 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.40% 87.13% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 199 206
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £145 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Median hourly rate £23.19 £67.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.64% +365.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £17.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 (75.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) TDD
4 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (37.50%) REST
5 9 (37.50%) Web Services
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) Selenium
6 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 7 (29.17%) QA
7 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
7 7 (29.17%) JBoss
8 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (25.00%) HTML
8 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (25.00%) Spring
8 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (20.83%) Node.js
9 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
9 5 (20.83%) Ruby
9 5 (20.83%) JSON
9 5 (20.83%) Publishing
9 5 (20.83%) XML
9 5 (20.83%) JUnit
10 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum

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 7 (29.17%) JBoss
2 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) GitHub
2 4 (16.67%) Heroku
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (33.33%) Selenium
3 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.83%) JUnit
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) Subversion
5 4 (16.67%) Vagrant
6 3 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 3 (12.50%) JBehave
6 3 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (8.33%) Maven
8 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
8 1 (4.17%) Protractor
8 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) REST
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) JSON
3 5 (20.83%) Node.js
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) Ember.js
4 4 (16.67%) Express
4 4 (16.67%) MEAN Stack
4 4 (16.67%) Meteor
4 4 (16.67%) React
5 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (12.50%) EJB
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 2 (8.33%) J2EE
7 1 (4.17%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.67%) Content Enrichment
4 4 (16.67%) Kanban
4 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Open Source
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
1 4 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
1 3 (12.50%) Talend