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 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)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 49 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.57% 0.53% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 0.67% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 10
Median daily rate £413 £376 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £332 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £440 £528
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
566 745 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.86% 78.84% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 451 356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
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 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 21 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for BDD.

1 25 (89.29%) TDD
2 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) Scrum
4 11 (39.29%) Java
5 10 (35.71%) Data Protection
6 7 (25.00%) C#
6 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (21.43%) REST
7 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 5 (17.86%) Selenium
8 5 (17.86%) Spring
8 5 (17.86%) JUnit
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
9 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) JIRA
10 3 (10.71%) Load Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.71%) JSON
10 3 (10.71%) Kanban
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) MVC
10 3 (10.71%) HTML
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
10 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
10 3 (10.71%) User Stories

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) GemFire
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) OLTP
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) HBase
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
2 5 (17.86%) JUnit
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
5 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.57%) Gradle
6 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Scrum Master
3 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (21.43%) REST
3 5 (17.86%) Spring
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) JSON
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) Angular 2
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) Kendo UI
5 2 (7.14%) Node.js
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) EJB
6 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.57%) Java EE
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
1 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
1 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) TDD
2 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) Scrum
4 10 (35.71%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Kanban
5 3 (10.71%) Load Testing
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.71%) User Stories
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Scala
4 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Go
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Pega
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
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