The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Oxfordshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
310 348 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 64.85% 72.96% 66.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 235 198
Average daily rate £360 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 31
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.88 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
BDD
South East

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 1 £350 - 2
Oxford - 1 £425 -
Thame - - - -
Witney - - - -
Faringdon - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 2
Kidlington - - - - 2
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (66.67%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) EJB
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) JSF
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) Struts
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (50.00%) OOP
4 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (50.00%) JBoss
4 3 (50.00%) RUP
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) Escenic
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Struts
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Java RMI
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) JSF
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (50.00%) RUP
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Facebook