The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 49 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing BDD 16 18 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.19% 2.96% 7.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 3.66% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 32
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
BDD
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
395 492 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.69% 80.92% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 378 361
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.85 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.80% -38.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £26.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

BDD
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the South Wales region.

BDD Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

BDD
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff +24 16 £475 +58.33% 2
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for BDD.

1 45 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (89.36%) TDD
3 41 (87.23%) .NET
4 35 (74.47%) Visual Studio
5 34 (72.34%) Scrum
6 30 (63.83%) Test-First Development
7 27 (57.45%) C#
7 27 (57.45%) JavaScript
8 25 (53.19%) MVC
8 25 (53.19%) Web Development
8 25 (53.19%) WCF
8 25 (53.19%) jQuery
8 25 (53.19%) Unit Testing
8 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (51.06%) AngularJS
9 24 (51.06%) TypeScript
9 24 (51.06%) MSTest
9 24 (51.06%) HTML5
9 24 (51.06%) MbUnit
9 24 (51.06%) CSS3
9 24 (51.06%) KnockoutJS
9 24 (51.06%) ATDD
9 24 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (51.06%) NUnit
9 24 (51.06%) HTML
9 24 (51.06%) CSS
10 23 (48.94%) DevOps
11 22 (46.81%) Selenium
12 21 (44.68%) Finance
13 19 (40.43%) SpecFlow

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (4.26%) CMS
1 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) Couchbase
2 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (74.47%) Visual Studio
2 24 (51.06%) MbUnit
2 24 (51.06%) MSTest
2 24 (51.06%) NUnit
3 22 (46.81%) Selenium
4 19 (40.43%) SpecFlow
5 13 (27.66%) WebDriver
6 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
7 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
8 9 (19.15%) JMeter
9 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
9 8 (17.02%) TeamCity
10 7 (14.89%) Mercurial
11 3 (6.38%) Subversion
12 2 (4.26%) JUnit
12 2 (4.26%) TestNG
13 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Developer
2 17 (36.17%) Senior Agile Developer
2 17 (36.17%) Senior Developer
3 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (87.23%) .NET
2 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET Web API
2 25 (53.19%) jQuery
2 25 (53.19%) WCF
3 24 (51.06%) AngularJS
3 24 (51.06%) CSS
3 24 (51.06%) CSS3
3 24 (51.06%) HTML
3 24 (51.06%) HTML5
3 24 (51.06%) KnockoutJS
4 13 (27.66%) Gherkin
5 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.38%) Middleware
6 3 (6.38%) REST
6 3 (6.38%) SOAP
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.13%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) Django
8 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (89.36%) TDD
3 34 (72.34%) Scrum
4 30 (63.83%) Test-First Development
5 25 (53.19%) MVC
5 25 (53.19%) Unit Testing
5 25 (53.19%) Web Development
6 24 (51.06%) ATDD
6 24 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (48.94%) DevOps
8 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
9 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
10 8 (17.02%) Kanban
10 8 (17.02%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
12 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
13 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
13 3 (6.38%) Functional Testing
13 3 (6.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C#
1 27 (57.45%) JavaScript
2 24 (51.06%) TypeScript
3 15 (31.91%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) ISEB
2 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SDET
3 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Alterian
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore