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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 39 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing BDD 15 51 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.10% 8.69% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 10.74% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 45 44
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 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
373 475 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.07% 80.92% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 374 357
Median daily rate £400 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £16.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +10 15 £475 +16.56% 1
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 44 (89.80%) TDD
2 43 (87.76%) .NET
3 41 (83.67%) Scrum
3 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (75.51%) Visual Studio
5 29 (59.18%) C#
6 27 (55.10%) MVC
6 27 (55.10%) WCF
6 27 (55.10%) jQuery
6 27 (55.10%) Unit Testing
6 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (53.06%) Test-First Development
8 24 (48.98%) Selenium
9 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
10 21 (42.86%) Finance
10 21 (42.86%) Web Development
10 21 (42.86%) SpecFlow
11 20 (40.82%) ATDD
11 20 (40.82%) CSS3
11 20 (40.82%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (40.82%) AngularJS
11 20 (40.82%) TypeScript
11 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (40.82%) MSTest
11 20 (40.82%) HTML5
11 20 (40.82%) MbUnit
11 20 (40.82%) NUnit
11 20 (40.82%) HTML
11 20 (40.82%) CSS
12 19 (38.78%) DevOps

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 6 (12.24%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) Couchbase
3 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (75.51%) Visual Studio
2 24 (48.98%) Selenium
3 21 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 20 (40.82%) MbUnit
4 20 (40.82%) MSTest
4 20 (40.82%) NUnit
5 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
5 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
5 13 (26.53%) WebDriver
6 9 (18.37%) JMeter
7 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
8 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.12%) Mercurial
9 3 (6.12%) Subversion
10 2 (4.08%) JUnit
10 2 (4.08%) TestNG
11 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Agile Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Senior Agile Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Senior Developer
3 11 (22.45%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (87.76%) .NET
2 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET Web API
2 27 (55.10%) jQuery
2 27 (55.10%) WCF
3 20 (40.82%) AngularJS
3 20 (40.82%) CSS
3 20 (40.82%) CSS3
3 20 (40.82%) HTML
3 20 (40.82%) HTML5
3 20 (40.82%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (18.37%) REST
5 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
5 8 (16.33%) Gherkin
6 7 (14.29%) Ajax
6 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.12%) Middleware
7 3 (6.12%) SOAP
8 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) TDD
2 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (83.67%) Scrum
3 27 (55.10%) MVC
3 27 (55.10%) Unit Testing
4 26 (53.06%) Test-First Development
5 21 (42.86%) Web Development
6 20 (40.82%) ATDD
6 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (38.78%) DevOps
8 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
9 9 (18.37%) SOA
9 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
10 8 (16.33%) Kanban
10 8 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
12 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
13 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
13 3 (6.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) C#
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.82%) TypeScript
4 15 (30.61%) Java
5 4 (8.16%) Python
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.08%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Alterian
2 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
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