The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 54 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.05% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.39% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 11
Median daily rate £419 £365 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% -16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £550
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 £37.50 £34.25 -
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -
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
559 718 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.79% 75.42% 68.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 436 401
Median daily rate £400 £422 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 8
Median hourly rate £26.25 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for BDD.

1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) Scrum
4 9 (47.37%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
7 4 (21.05%) REST
7 4 (21.05%) User Stories
7 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
7 4 (21.05%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) Spring
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) JUnit
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) Selenium
8 3 (15.79%) JIRA
8 3 (15.79%) RESTful
8 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.79%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) SoapUI

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) GemFire
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) HBase
2 1 (5.26%) OLTP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
4 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
4 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Appium
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) git-flow
5 1 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum Master
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) JSON
2 4 (21.05%) REST
2 4 (21.05%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Angular 2
4 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) Kendo UI
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) EJB
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
1 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
4 4 (21.05%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Contact Management
6 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
6 2 (10.53%) DSDM
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) V-Model
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
4 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.26%) Go
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Pega
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
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