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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 50 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing BDD 19 34 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.14% 4.84% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 5.95% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 2
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
510 571 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 84.16% 81.22% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 413 205
Median daily rate £425 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.95 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £79.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -14 16 £475 +11.76% 2
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (96.15%) TDD
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (46.15%) JUnit
6 11 (42.31%) Web Services
6 11 (42.31%) Tomcat
6 11 (42.31%) Publishing
6 11 (42.31%) Spring
6 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (42.31%) HTML5
7 10 (38.46%) Linux
8 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
8 9 (34.62%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (34.62%) REST
8 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
9 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
9 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
9 8 (30.77%) Web Development
10 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
10 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (26.92%) XML
10 7 (26.92%) EJB
10 7 (26.92%) CSS
10 7 (26.92%) JBoss
10 7 (26.92%) Amazon S3
10 7 (26.92%) JSON
11 6 (23.08%) Content Enrichment
11 6 (23.08%) Scrum

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 11 (42.31%) Tomcat
2 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
3 7 (26.92%) JBoss
3 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
3 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (34.62%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (26.92%) Amazon S3
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JUnit
2 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) IntelliJ
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) Appium
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) Protractor
5 1 (3.85%) Robotium
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 11 (42.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) AWS Developer
4 5 (19.23%) XML Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) HTML5
2 11 (42.31%) Spring
2 11 (42.31%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
3 9 (34.62%) REST
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) EJB
4 7 (26.92%) JSON
4 7 (26.92%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) CSS3
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE
5 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 2 (7.69%) Celery
6 2 (7.69%) Django
6 2 (7.69%) Java EE
6 2 (7.69%) Node.js
6 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
6 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) W3C
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) TDD
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Web Development
4 6 (23.08%) Content Enrichment
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) OWASP
6 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Scala
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) ForgeRock
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) Pega
1 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) New Relic
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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