The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 27 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Contract jobs citing BDD 38 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.15% 5.15% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.16% 6.43% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 2
Median daily rate £450 £475 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £309 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
BDD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
531 451 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.92% 80.11% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 326 435
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £288
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 17 22 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% +182.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £137.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Oxfordshire region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -4 23 £450 -5.26% 1
Kidlington - 2 £388 - 2
Thame - 1 £350 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 46 (77.97%) TDD
2 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (76.27%) Java
3 32 (54.24%) Cucumber
4 30 (50.85%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (42.37%) Tomcat
6 24 (40.68%) Spring
7 23 (38.98%) REST
8 22 (37.29%) JUnit
8 22 (37.29%) Web Services
8 22 (37.29%) JBoss
9 21 (35.59%) HTML
10 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
11 18 (30.51%) JSON
11 18 (30.51%) XML
12 17 (28.81%) Linux
12 17 (28.81%) WebLogic
13 16 (27.12%) EJB
13 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
13 16 (27.12%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (27.12%) Publishing
14 15 (25.42%) JIRA
14 15 (25.42%) Web Development
14 15 (25.42%) Selenium
14 15 (25.42%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
14 15 (25.42%) HTML5
14 15 (25.42%) Amazon S3
14 15 (25.42%) Content Enrichment
15 12 (20.34%) AngularJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 25 (42.37%) Tomcat
2 22 (37.29%) JBoss
3 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
4 17 (28.81%) WebLogic
5 16 (27.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.85%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.42%) Amazon S3
2 15 (25.42%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.78%) GitHub
4 4 (6.78%) Heroku
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.47%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (54.24%) Cucumber
2 22 (37.29%) JUnit
3 15 (25.42%) JIRA
3 15 (25.42%) Selenium
4 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
5 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.17%) Maven
6 6 (10.17%) Subversion
7 5 (8.47%) FitNesse
7 5 (8.47%) JBehave
7 5 (8.47%) WebDriver
8 4 (6.78%) Jasmine
8 4 (6.78%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (6.78%) Vagrant
9 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (5.08%) Protractor
10 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.69%) Robotium
11 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (27.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Developer
2 26 (44.07%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.64%) AWS Developer
3 11 (18.64%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Java Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (13.56%) AWS Software Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Software Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (11.86%) QA Leader
7 7 (11.86%) Test Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Test Leader
8 6 (10.17%) Analyst
9 5 (8.47%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) Spring
2 23 (38.98%) REST
3 22 (37.29%) Web Services
4 21 (35.59%) HTML
5 18 (30.51%) JSON
5 18 (30.51%) XML
6 16 (27.12%) EJB
7 15 (25.42%) HTML5
8 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
9 9 (15.25%) RESTful
10 7 (11.86%) J2EE
10 7 (11.86%) Node.js
11 6 (10.17%) CSS
12 4 (6.78%) Ember.js
12 4 (6.78%) Express
12 4 (6.78%) Gherkin
12 4 (6.78%) MEAN Stack
12 4 (6.78%) Meteor
12 4 (6.78%) React
13 2 (3.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (77.97%) TDD
2 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) Content Enrichment
3 15 (25.42%) Web Development
4 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
5 11 (18.64%) Automated Testing
6 10 (16.95%) Scrum
7 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.86%) Kanban
8 7 (11.86%) Load Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.47%) Defect Management
10 5 (8.47%) Regression Testing
10 5 (8.47%) SDLC
10 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.78%) ETL
11 4 (6.78%) Front End Development
11 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) Java
2 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.56%) Ruby
4 4 (6.78%) PHP
5 3 (5.08%) SQL
6 2 (3.39%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) Scala
7 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) QA
2 6 (10.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Docker
1 4 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle
1 4 (6.78%) Talend
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