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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 51 28 45
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing BDD 11 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.79% 5.43% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 6.70% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 7
Median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £368 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
506 433 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.14% 81.09% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 346 355
Median daily rate £475 £413 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 23
Median hourly rate £21.29 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.41% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £110.25 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -16 1 £500 - 3
Thame - 1 £350 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (76.00%) TDD
3 33 (66.00%) Java
4 27 (54.00%) Cucumber
5 21 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (36.00%) REST
7 17 (34.00%) JIRA
8 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
8 16 (32.00%) Web Services
9 15 (30.00%) JBoss
9 15 (30.00%) Tomcat
9 15 (30.00%) Selenium
10 14 (28.00%) QA
10 14 (28.00%) Spring
10 14 (28.00%) Jenkins
11 13 (26.00%) Linux
11 13 (26.00%) WebSphere
12 12 (24.00%) JSON
12 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
12 12 (24.00%) XML
12 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
12 12 (24.00%) HTML
12 12 (24.00%) Publishing
13 11 (22.00%) JUnit
14 10 (20.00%) WebLogic
14 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
14 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
14 10 (20.00%) Node.js
15 9 (18.00%) Content Enrichment
15 9 (18.00%) Amazon SQS

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 15 (30.00%) JBoss
1 15 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (26.00%) WebSphere
3 10 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.00%) Amazon S3
2 9 (18.00%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (12.00%) GitHub
4 4 (8.00%) Heroku
5 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (54.00%) Cucumber
2 17 (34.00%) JIRA
3 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (30.00%) Selenium
5 14 (28.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (22.00%) JUnit
7 7 (14.00%) Jasmine
7 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
8 6 (12.00%) Subversion
9 5 (10.00%) FitNesse
9 5 (10.00%) JBehave
10 4 (8.00%) Maven
10 4 (8.00%) Protractor
10 4 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (8.00%) Vagrant
11 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (4.00%) git-flow
12 2 (4.00%) JProfiler
12 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
12 2 (4.00%) YourKit
General
1 12 (24.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Test Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Java Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) AWS Developer
5 7 (14.00%) QA Leader
5 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Agile Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (12.00%) AWS Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Test Leader
7 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Tester
8 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) REST
2 16 (32.00%) Web Services
3 14 (28.00%) Spring
4 12 (24.00%) HTML
4 12 (24.00%) JSON
4 12 (24.00%) XML
5 10 (20.00%) Node.js
6 9 (18.00%) EJB
6 9 (18.00%) HTML5
7 8 (16.00%) RESTful
8 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.00%) SOAP
10 4 (8.00%) Ember.js
10 4 (8.00%) Express
10 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
10 4 (8.00%) MEAN Stack
10 4 (8.00%) Meteor
10 4 (8.00%) React
11 3 (6.00%) CSS
11 3 (6.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (76.00%) TDD
3 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Content Enrichment
5 9 (18.00%) Web Development
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.00%) Scrum
7 7 (14.00%) Load Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.00%) API Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 5 (10.00%) Kanban
8 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.00%) SDLC
8 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Data Management
9 4 (8.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) Java
2 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) Ruby
4 6 (12.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
2 6 (12.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
1 4 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle
1 4 (8.00%) Talend