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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 27 17 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.46% 9.25% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.57% 11.16% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
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
304 242 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.39% 82.88% 83.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 194 272
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +285.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £45.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 30 (81.08%) Java
2 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (72.97%) TDD
4 19 (51.35%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (43.24%) Cucumber
5 16 (43.24%) Tomcat
6 14 (37.84%) Spring
6 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
6 14 (37.84%) REST
7 13 (35.14%) JUnit
8 12 (32.43%) Web Services
8 12 (32.43%) HTML
8 12 (32.43%) MongoDB
9 11 (29.73%) JBoss
9 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
10 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
10 10 (27.03%) Selenium
11 9 (24.32%) Publishing
11 9 (24.32%) Scrum
12 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
12 8 (21.62%) XML
12 8 (21.62%) Linux
12 8 (21.62%) WebLogic
12 8 (21.62%) JSON
12 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
13 7 (18.92%) Kanban
13 7 (18.92%) JIRA
13 7 (18.92%) QA
13 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
13 7 (18.92%) EJB

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 16 (43.24%) Tomcat
2 11 (29.73%) JBoss
3 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
4 8 (21.62%) WebLogic
5 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 19 (51.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon S3
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.81%) GitHub
4 4 (10.81%) Heroku
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Cucumber
2 13 (35.14%) JUnit
3 10 (27.03%) Selenium
4 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
4 7 (18.92%) JIRA
5 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (16.22%) Maven
6 4 (10.81%) Subversion
6 4 (10.81%) Vagrant
7 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (8.11%) FitNesse
7 3 (8.11%) JBehave
7 3 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (5.41%) Protractor
8 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.70%) Appium
9 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.70%) Robotium
9 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (24.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Java Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) AWS Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Test Leader
6 4 (10.81%) Angular Developer
6 4 (10.81%) AWS Software Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (8.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) REST
1 14 (37.84%) Spring
2 12 (32.43%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) Web Services
3 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
4 8 (21.62%) JSON
4 8 (21.62%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) EJB
5 7 (18.92%) J2EE
6 6 (16.22%) CSS
6 6 (16.22%) HTML5
7 5 (13.51%) Node.js
8 4 (10.81%) Ember.js
8 4 (10.81%) Express
8 4 (10.81%) MEAN Stack
8 4 (10.81%) Meteor
8 4 (10.81%) React
9 3 (8.11%) RESTful
10 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
10 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) TDD
3 9 (24.32%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
5 7 (18.92%) Content Enrichment
5 7 (18.92%) Kanban
6 6 (16.22%) Web Development
7 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.11%) Data Management
8 3 (8.11%) ETL
8 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) MVC
8 3 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) Scala
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
1 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
1 3 (8.11%) Talend