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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 57 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing BDD 20 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.25% 4.30% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 5.26% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 9
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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
511 589 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.95% 81.69% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 449 255
Median daily rate £425 £403 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 28
Median hourly rate £23.25 £22.50 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 14 £475 +11.76% 1
Kidlington -3 2 £450 +14.64%
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (93.55%) TDD
2 28 (90.32%) Java
3 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (64.52%) Tomcat
5 19 (61.29%) JUnit
6 18 (58.06%) Spring
6 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (54.84%) HTML
8 16 (51.61%) Web Services
9 15 (48.39%) WebLogic
9 15 (48.39%) Linux
9 15 (48.39%) REST
10 14 (45.16%) HTML5
11 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
11 13 (41.94%) Amazon SQS
11 13 (41.94%) EJB
11 13 (41.94%) JBoss
11 13 (41.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (41.94%) XML
11 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
11 13 (41.94%) Web Development
11 13 (41.94%) JSON
11 13 (41.94%) Publishing
12 12 (38.71%) Amazon S3
13 11 (35.48%) Content Enrichment
13 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
14 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
15 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
16 6 (19.35%) Scrum
16 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering

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 20 (64.52%) Tomcat
2 15 (48.39%) WebLogic
3 13 (41.94%) JBoss
3 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
3 13 (41.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (41.94%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (38.71%) Amazon S3
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) JUnit
2 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) Maven
4 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (9.68%) IntelliJ
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) Appium
6 1 (3.23%) Gradle
6 1 (3.23%) Protractor
6 1 (3.23%) Robotium
6 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 13 (41.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 22 (70.97%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) AWS Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) XML Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Java Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) AWS Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) Spring
2 17 (54.84%) HTML
3 16 (51.61%) Web Services
4 15 (48.39%) REST
5 14 (45.16%) HTML5
6 13 (41.94%) EJB
6 13 (41.94%) JSON
6 13 (41.94%) XML
7 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) J2EE
9 2 (6.45%) .NET
9 2 (6.45%) Java EE
9 2 (6.45%) Node.js
9 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
9 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (6.45%) RESTful
9 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
10 1 (3.23%) Celery
10 1 (3.23%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) TDD
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Web Development
4 11 (35.48%) Content Enrichment
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Kanban
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) Feasibility Study
8 2 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Scala
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) ForgeRock
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
1 2 (6.45%) Pega
1 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) New Relic