The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Somerset
Rank 20 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.29% 5.76% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.28% 6.96% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 12
Median daily rate £290 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £510 £400
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
194 273 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.54% 82.73% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 171 145
Median daily rate £355 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £28.85 £18.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +9 15 £275 -31.25%
Bridgwater +1 1 £403 +11.03%
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 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 Somerset region with a requirement for BDD.

1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (86.21%) C#
3 21 (72.41%) .NET
4 19 (65.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (58.62%) Scrum
6 13 (44.83%) SpecFlow
7 11 (37.93%) Gherkin
7 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
7 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
8 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
9 9 (31.03%) Selenium
10 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
11 7 (24.14%) Kanban
11 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
12 6 (20.69%) QA
12 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
13 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (17.24%) SQL
13 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
14 4 (13.79%) MVC
14 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
14 4 (13.79%) ISEB
14 4 (13.79%) WPF
14 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (3.45%) Alfresco
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Liferay
1 1 (3.45%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (44.83%) SpecFlow
3 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
4 9 (31.03%) Selenium
5 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.45%) Bower
6 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.45%) Grunt
6 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
1 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Developer in Test
3 5 (17.24%) Manual Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) Gherkin
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) WPF
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) Modernizr
6 1 (3.45%) RESTEasy
6 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
5 7 (24.14%) Kanban
5 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
8 4 (13.79%) MVC
8 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) SDLC
9 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Web Development
10 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
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