The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 20.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £327 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
BDD
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
20 10 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 66.67% 52.63% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 57
Median daily rate £304 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £361 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Rickmansworth region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for BDD.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
3 4 (66.67%) ATDD
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 4 (66.67%) JBehave
3 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) NUnit
3 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) JMeter
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) JBehave
2 4 (66.67%) JMeter
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) NUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Robot Framework
3 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (33.33%) Mockito
4 2 (33.33%) Moq
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) ATDD
3 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) System Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle