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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing BDD 16 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.26% 4.39% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 5.43% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 8
Median daily rate £471 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £523 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
311 276 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.71% 80.70% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 236 152
Median daily rate £425 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 24 (82.76%) Java
1 24 (82.76%) TDD
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) Tomcat
3 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (58.62%) JUnit
5 16 (55.17%) Spring
6 15 (51.72%) Web Services
6 15 (51.72%) HTML
6 15 (51.72%) REST
7 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
7 13 (44.83%) WebLogic
8 12 (41.38%) Linux
9 11 (37.93%) JBoss
9 11 (37.93%) XML
9 11 (37.93%) WebSphere
9 11 (37.93%) JSON
9 11 (37.93%) HTML5
9 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
10 10 (34.48%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
10 10 (34.48%) Web Development
10 10 (34.48%) Publishing
10 10 (34.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (34.48%) EJB
11 9 (31.03%) Amazon S3
11 9 (31.03%) Content Enrichment
12 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
13 7 (24.14%) Scrum
14 6 (20.69%) CSS

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 18 (62.07%) Tomcat
2 13 (44.83%) WebLogic
3 11 (37.93%) JBoss
3 11 (37.93%) WebSphere
4 10 (34.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (34.48%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (31.03%) Amazon S3
4 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.90%) GitHub
5 2 (6.90%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) JUnit
2 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.24%) Maven
4 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (10.34%) JIRA
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium
6 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.45%) Appium
7 1 (3.45%) Gradle
7 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.45%) Protractor
7 1 (3.45%) Robotium
7 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 10 (34.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) AWS Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Java Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) XML Developer
7 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) AWS Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Digital Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Spring
2 15 (51.72%) HTML
2 15 (51.72%) REST
2 15 (51.72%) Web Services
3 11 (37.93%) HTML5
3 11 (37.93%) JSON
3 11 (37.93%) XML
4 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
4 10 (34.48%) EJB
5 6 (20.69%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) J2EE
6 3 (10.34%) Node.js
7 2 (6.90%) .NET
7 2 (6.90%) Ember.js
7 2 (6.90%) Express
7 2 (6.90%) Java EE
7 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
7 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (6.90%) RESTful
7 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) W3C
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) TDD
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Web Development
4 9 (31.03%) Content Enrichment
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) Kanban
8 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) MVC
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) Feasibility Study
9 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.90%) System Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Scala
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) ForgeRock
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
1 2 (6.90%) Pega
1 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) New Relic
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