The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 39 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£429 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
275 149 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.60% 64.50% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 94 111
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £458 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £14.00 £10.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.35% +34.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £11.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £10.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Web Development
5 7 (58.33%) Spring
5 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) XML
6 6 (50.00%) JUnit
6 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (41.67%) Amazon S3
7 5 (41.67%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (41.67%) REST
7 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
7 5 (41.67%) Scrum
7 5 (41.67%) C#
7 5 (41.67%) .NET
7 5 (41.67%) Web Services
7 5 (41.67%) CSS
7 5 (41.67%) JBoss
8 4 (33.33%) Apache
8 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 4 (33.33%) PHP
8 4 (33.33%) C++
8 4 (33.33%) EJB
8 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (33.33%) WebLogic

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
1 5 (41.67%) JBoss
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon S3
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Mockito
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Data Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (33.33%) AWS Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) REST
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) EJB
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Ember.js
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) XSLT
7 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Web Development
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Scala
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) XPath
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
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Posted: 5 days ago