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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 46 21 53
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +32
Contract jobs citing BDD 12 38 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.18% 7.36% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 9.03% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 4
Median daily rate £369 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £353 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
456 421 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.76% 81.59% 82.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 343 351
Median daily rate £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £145 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +181.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.70 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 January 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 January 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 -21 1 £350 -30.00% 1
Thame - 1 £350 -
Kidlington - 1 £388 - 2
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 41 (75.93%) TDD
2 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (70.37%) Java
4 31 (57.41%) Cucumber
5 27 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (40.74%) Tomcat
7 21 (38.89%) REST
8 20 (37.04%) JBoss
8 20 (37.04%) Web Services
9 19 (35.19%) Spring
10 18 (33.33%) HTML
10 18 (33.33%) WebSphere
11 17 (31.48%) JIRA
11 17 (31.48%) JUnit
12 16 (29.63%) XML
12 16 (29.63%) Linux
12 16 (29.63%) JSON
13 15 (27.78%) Selenium
13 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
13 15 (27.78%) WebLogic
14 14 (25.93%) EJB
14 14 (25.93%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
15 13 (24.07%) Amazon S3
15 13 (24.07%) Web Development
15 13 (24.07%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (24.07%) HTML5
15 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
15 13 (24.07%) Content Enrichment
16 12 (22.22%) QA

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 22 (40.74%) Tomcat
2 20 (37.04%) JBoss
3 18 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 15 (27.78%) WebLogic
5 14 (25.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (24.07%) Amazon S3
2 13 (24.07%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (9.26%) GitHub
4 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.41%) Heroku
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (57.41%) Cucumber
2 17 (31.48%) JIRA
2 17 (31.48%) JUnit
3 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 15 (27.78%) Selenium
4 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.96%) Jasmine
5 7 (12.96%) WebDriver
6 6 (11.11%) Maven
6 6 (11.11%) Subversion
7 5 (9.26%) FitNesse
7 5 (9.26%) JBehave
8 4 (7.41%) Protractor
8 4 (7.41%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (7.41%) Vagrant
9 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.70%) git-flow
10 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.85%) VisualVM
General
1 12 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.37%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Java Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) AWS Developer
6 8 (14.81%) AWS Software Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) Test Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Agile Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (12.96%) QA Leader
8 6 (11.11%) Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) Test Leader
9 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
9 5 (9.26%) Tester
10 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) REST
2 20 (37.04%) Web Services
3 19 (35.19%) Spring
4 18 (33.33%) HTML
5 16 (29.63%) JSON
5 16 (29.63%) XML
6 14 (25.93%) EJB
7 13 (24.07%) HTML5
8 10 (18.52%) Node.js
9 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 9 (16.67%) RESTful
10 5 (9.26%) CSS
10 5 (9.26%) J2EE
11 4 (7.41%) Ember.js
11 4 (7.41%) Express
11 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
11 4 (7.41%) MEAN Stack
11 4 (7.41%) Meteor
11 4 (7.41%) React
12 3 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) TDD
2 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) Content Enrichment
3 13 (24.07%) Web Development
4 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
6 9 (16.67%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.96%) Load Testing
8 7 (12.96%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Kanban
10 5 (9.26%) API Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Defect Management
10 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.26%) SDLC
10 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.96%) Ruby
4 6 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) QA
2 6 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
1 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
1 4 (7.41%) Talend