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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
Rank 3 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 47.37% 3.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 56.25% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £321 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.59% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
16 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 84.21% 66.67% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 20
Median daily rate £313 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 £620 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for BDD.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 12 (80.00%) Selenium
3 12 (80.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (73.33%) JIRA
4 11 (73.33%) TDD
4 11 (73.33%) Java
5 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
5 10 (66.67%) JBehave
5 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
5 10 (66.67%) Open Source
5 10 (66.67%) Gherkin
5 10 (66.67%) ATDD
5 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
6 9 (60.00%) Confluence
6 9 (60.00%) Kanban
6 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (53.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
8 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
8 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
8 7 (46.67%) RESTful
8 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
8 7 (46.67%) Atlassian
8 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (46.67%) Spring
8 7 (46.67%) Maven
8 7 (46.67%) JUnit
8 7 (46.67%) Tomcat

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 9 (60.00%) Confluence
2 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) JIRA
3 10 (66.67%) JBehave
3 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (46.67%) JUnit
4 7 (46.67%) Maven
4 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 4 (26.67%) JMeter
6 4 (26.67%) Mockito
6 4 (26.67%) Moq
6 4 (26.67%) NUnit
7 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
7 3 (20.00%) Robot Framework
8 1 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Automation Tester
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum Master
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 7 (46.67%) RESTful
2 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (13.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 11 (73.33%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) ATDD
4 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 10 (66.67%) Open Source
4 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
5 9 (60.00%) Kanban
5 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (53.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
7 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
8 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
9 4 (26.67%) High Availability
10 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Test Management
11 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
1 4 (26.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle