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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 18 36
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.32% 9.93% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 11.48% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 28 2
Median daily rate £350 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
256 244 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.05% 86.52% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 211 199
Median daily rate £500 £420 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -9.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £21.29 £67.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.45% +315.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £17.50 £13.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 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 22 (78.57%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) TDD
4 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (46.43%) Cucumber
6 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
7 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 10 (35.71%) Web Services
7 10 (35.71%) REST
8 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
8 9 (32.14%) HTML
8 9 (32.14%) JBoss
8 9 (32.14%) Spring
9 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
9 8 (28.57%) Selenium
9 8 (28.57%) JUnit
9 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
10 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 6 (21.43%) JSON
11 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
11 6 (21.43%) XML
11 6 (21.43%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) Scrum
11 6 (21.43%) Kanban
11 6 (21.43%) QA
11 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
12 5 (17.86%) Node.js
12 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
12 5 (17.86%) Publishing

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 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
2 9 (32.14%) JBoss
3 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
5 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (14.29%) GitHub
2 4 (14.29%) Heroku
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Cucumber
2 8 (28.57%) JUnit
2 8 (28.57%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) Maven
5 4 (14.29%) Subversion
5 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
6 3 (10.71%) FitNesse
6 3 (10.71%) JBehave
6 3 (10.71%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.57%) Protractor
7 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (17.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Java Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) REST
1 10 (35.71%) Web Services
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) Spring
3 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 6 (21.43%) JSON
4 6 (21.43%) XML
5 5 (17.86%) CSS
5 5 (17.86%) EJB
5 5 (17.86%) Node.js
6 4 (14.29%) Ember.js
6 4 (14.29%) Express
6 4 (14.29%) HTML5
6 4 (14.29%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) MEAN Stack
6 4 (14.29%) Meteor
6 4 (14.29%) React
7 3 (10.71%) RESTful
8 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
9 1 (3.57%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) TDD
3 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (21.43%) Kanban
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Content Enrichment
6 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Data Management
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
1 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
1 3 (10.71%) Talend