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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 54 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.76% 1.72% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 2.30% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£285 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
383 304 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.23% 74.51% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 180 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +356.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - - - - 2
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) TDD
2 24 (75.00%) Scrum
3 20 (62.50%) C#
3 20 (62.50%) Subversion
4 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
5 18 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (56.25%) .NET
5 18 (56.25%) SharePoint
6 17 (53.13%) JIRA
7 15 (46.88%) Selenium
7 15 (46.88%) HTML
7 15 (46.88%) Open Source
8 14 (43.75%) HTML5
9 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
10 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
10 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
10 12 (37.50%) Load Testing
10 12 (37.50%) Test Management
10 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
10 12 (37.50%) Kanban
10 12 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (37.50%) TortoiseSVN
10 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
10 12 (37.50%) Bugzilla
10 12 (37.50%) MVC
10 12 (37.50%) Java
10 12 (37.50%) ISEB
10 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
10 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (56.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) ArcGIS
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Shopify
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (9.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MS Access
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Subversion
2 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
3 18 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (53.13%) JIRA
5 15 (46.88%) Selenium
6 12 (37.50%) TortoiseSVN
6 12 (37.50%) Bugzilla
6 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
7 9 (28.13%) JUnit
7 9 (28.13%) JMeter
8 7 (21.88%) TestNG
8 7 (21.88%) Maven
8 7 (21.88%) Ant
9 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
11 4 (12.50%) Hudson
11 4 (12.50%) QUnit
11 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
11 4 (12.50%) Sinon.JS
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Magento Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Scala Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
3 14 (43.75%) HTML5
4 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
5 11 (34.38%) CSS
6 10 (31.25%) jQuery
6 10 (31.25%) CSS3
7 8 (25.00%) Ajax
8 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.75%) REST
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (12.50%) Web Services
11 4 (12.50%) XML
11 4 (12.50%) RESTful
11 4 (12.50%) Spring
11 4 (12.50%) Sass
11 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (9.38%) Java SE
13 2 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Open Source
2 10 (31.25%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.50%) User Experience
4 2 (6.25%) W3C
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.13%) Interactive TV
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Social Network
5 1 (3.13%) Streaming Video
5 1 (3.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) TDD
2 24 (75.00%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Load Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Test Management
3 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 12 (37.50%) Kanban
3 12 (37.50%) MVC
3 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 10 (31.25%) OO
5 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (18.75%) SOA
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) CRM
7 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 4 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) Ruby
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.88%) PHP
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) Scala
6 5 (15.63%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 12 (37.50%) ISEB
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
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