The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 60 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing BDD 11 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 1.36% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.97% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £327 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
587 760 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.86% 68.90% 66.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 395 264
Average daily rate £413 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Reading region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Reading

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (88.89%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Kanban
4 7 (38.89%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (27.78%) Maven
6 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) SOAP
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) JUnit
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) REST
7 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) JBehave
8 3 (16.67%) Mockito
8 3 (16.67%) vSphere
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (16.67%) DbUnit
8 3 (16.67%) ZABBIX
8 3 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) RESTful

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (27.78%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) JBehave
4 3 (16.67%) Mockito
4 3 (16.67%) DbUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (16.67%) jMock
4 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Scala Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Spring
2 5 (27.78%) SOAP
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (16.67%) RESTful
4 3 (16.67%) PowerMock
4 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 3 (16.67%) Apache CXF
4 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (88.89%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Kanban
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.56%) UML
9 1 (5.56%) OO
9 1 (5.56%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) ZABBIX
1 3 (16.67%) Hyperic
1 3 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Cadence