The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.43% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £364 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 190 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 65.37% 76.00% 56.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 113 122
Average daily rate £325 £378 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.71 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.69% -54.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £12.09 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
BDD
Oxfordshire

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA