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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 60 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 1.20% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.64% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Average daily rate
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£355 £388 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +15.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
633 731 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.06% 73.03% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 383 219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Average hourly rate £49.08 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.71% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 19 (82.61%) TDD
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Scrum
4 10 (43.48%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) Kanban
5 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
6 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
6 7 (30.43%) Selenium
6 7 (30.43%) Spring
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
8 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
8 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) QA
8 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
8 5 (21.74%) C#
8 5 (21.74%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
9 4 (17.39%) JUnit
9 4 (17.39%) ISEB
9 4 (17.39%) SOAP
9 4 (17.39%) Maven
9 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
10 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
10 3 (13.04%) Hyperic

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (13.04%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
2 7 (30.43%) Selenium
3 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
5 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
5 4 (17.39%) JUnit
5 4 (17.39%) Maven
5 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
6 3 (13.04%) DbUnit
6 3 (13.04%) Mockito
6 3 (13.04%) JBehave
6 3 (13.04%) jMock
7 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Scala Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) SOAP
4 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
4 3 (13.04%) Apache CXF
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) RESTful
4 3 (13.04%) REST
4 3 (13.04%) CSS3
4 3 (13.04%) PowerMock
4 3 (13.04%) Sass
4 3 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) LESS
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) FMCG
1 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) TDD
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) Kanban
5 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
7 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
8 3 (13.04%) DevOps
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) OO
8 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.70%) Validation
9 2 (8.70%) V-Model
9 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
10 1 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) HND
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Hyperic
1 3 (13.04%) logstash
1 3 (13.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Cadence
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