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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 56 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing BDD 27 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.89% 3.07% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 3.81% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 15
Median daily rate £456 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
577 551 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.14% 80.67% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 416 317
Median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +95.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.77 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £70.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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
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 1 October 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 -11 17 £466 +55.33% 4
Kidlington - 4 £450 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (88.37%) TDD
2 37 (86.05%) Java
3 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (67.44%) Tomcat
5 28 (65.12%) JUnit
5 28 (65.12%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (62.79%) Spring
7 26 (60.47%) Web Services
7 26 (60.47%) HTML
7 26 (60.47%) REST
8 24 (55.81%) WebLogic
9 22 (51.16%) XML
9 22 (51.16%) Linux
9 22 (51.16%) JBoss
9 22 (51.16%) WebSphere
9 22 (51.16%) JSON
9 22 (51.16%) Cucumber
10 21 (48.84%) HTML5
10 21 (48.84%) Web Development
10 21 (48.84%) EJB
10 21 (48.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (46.51%) Amazon S3
11 20 (46.51%) Amazon SQS
12 19 (44.19%) Content Enrichment
13 15 (34.88%) Publishing
14 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
15 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
16 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
17 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
18 8 (18.60%) 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 29 (67.44%) Tomcat
2 24 (55.81%) WebLogic
3 22 (51.16%) JBoss
3 22 (51.16%) WebSphere
4 21 (48.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (65.12%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (46.51%) Amazon S3
2 20 (46.51%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.65%) GitHub
4 2 (4.65%) Heroku
4 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (65.12%) JUnit
2 22 (51.16%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.63%) Maven
4 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
6 2 (4.65%) Selenium
6 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.33%) Appium
7 1 (2.33%) Gradle
7 1 (2.33%) Protractor
7 1 (2.33%) Robotium
7 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 15 (34.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 30 (69.77%) Java Developer
3 14 (32.56%) AWS Developer
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Developer
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Java Developer
5 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
6 9 (20.93%) Java Engineer
6 9 (20.93%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (18.60%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (18.60%) AWS Software Engineer
8 7 (16.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 7 (16.28%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
8 7 (16.28%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (11.63%) XML Developer
10 4 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (4.65%) Angular Developer
11 2 (4.65%) Digital Architect
11 2 (4.65%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 2 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) Spring
2 26 (60.47%) HTML
2 26 (60.47%) REST
2 26 (60.47%) Web Services
3 22 (51.16%) JSON
3 22 (51.16%) XML
4 21 (48.84%) EJB
4 21 (48.84%) HTML5
5 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
6 7 (16.28%) RESTful
7 6 (13.95%) CSS
7 6 (13.95%) J2EE
8 3 (6.98%) Node.js
9 2 (4.65%) Ember.js
9 2 (4.65%) Express
9 2 (4.65%) Java EE
9 2 (4.65%) MEAN Stack
9 2 (4.65%) Meteor
9 2 (4.65%) React
9 2 (4.65%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) W3C
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) TDD
2 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (48.84%) Web Development
4 19 (44.19%) Content Enrichment
5 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
6 8 (18.60%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Kanban
8 4 (9.30%) MVC
9 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
9 3 (6.98%) Migration
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.65%) Feasibility Study
10 2 (4.65%) Open Source
10 2 (4.65%) SDLC
10 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.65%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (4.65%) UML
10 2 (4.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Python
4 3 (6.98%) Scala
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
1 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) ForgeRock
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle
1 2 (4.65%) Pega
1 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) New Relic
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