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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 16 30 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.72% 3.85% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 4.89% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 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 £498 £500 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
466 613 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.25% 78.69% 71.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 429 242
Median daily rate £423 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.10 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -6 13 £475 +11.76% 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 27 (93.10%) TDD
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) Java
4 18 (62.07%) HTML
5 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
6 13 (44.83%) HTML5
7 11 (37.93%) Publishing
7 11 (37.93%) Spring
7 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 11 (37.93%) Web Services
8 10 (34.48%) JUnit
8 10 (34.48%) Linux
8 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (31.03%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
9 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
10 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
10 8 (27.59%) Web Development
10 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
10 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
11 7 (24.14%) Amazon S3
11 7 (24.14%) REST
11 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
11 7 (24.14%) JSON
11 7 (24.14%) JBoss
11 7 (24.14%) EJB
11 7 (24.14%) XML
11 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (20.69%) Scrum
12 6 (20.69%) Content Enrichment

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 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
2 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
3 7 (24.14%) JBoss
3 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
3 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.90%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (24.14%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) JUnit
2 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) Appium
5 1 (3.45%) Gradle
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) Protractor
5 1 (3.45%) Robotium
5 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 11 (37.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) AWS Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (17.24%) XML Developer
5 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) HTML5
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) Spring
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
4 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 7 (24.14%) EJB
5 7 (24.14%) JSON
5 7 (24.14%) REST
5 7 (24.14%) XML
6 5 (17.24%) CSS3
7 3 (10.34%) jQuery
7 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (6.90%) .NET
8 2 (6.90%) Celery
8 2 (6.90%) Django
8 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.90%) Java EE
8 2 (6.90%) Node.js
9 1 (3.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) TDD
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Web Development
4 6 (20.69%) Content Enrichment
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) OWASP
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) ForgeRock
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
1 2 (6.90%) Pega
1 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) New Relic