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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 15 49 26
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -23
Contract jobs citing BDD 39 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.66% 3.11% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.42% 3.82% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 22
Median daily rate £475 £485 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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
414 523 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.34% 81.21% 77.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 393 316
Median daily rate £400 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £9.60 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 August 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 August 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
Newport +3 21 £460 -5.88%
Cardiff +26 10 £475 +18.75%
Gwent - 1 £423 -
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 65 (92.86%) TDD
2 63 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (55.71%) Scrum
4 35 (50.00%) .NET
5 31 (44.29%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (42.86%) Selenium
6 30 (42.86%) Web Development
6 30 (42.86%) Java
7 29 (41.43%) Visual Studio
8 27 (38.57%) SpecFlow
9 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 25 (35.71%) Test-First Development
10 24 (34.29%) Cucumber
11 23 (32.86%) Test Automation
12 22 (31.43%) HTML
12 22 (31.43%) CSS
12 22 (31.43%) AngularJS
13 21 (30.00%) C#
14 19 (27.14%) NUnit
14 19 (27.14%) MVC
14 19 (27.14%) HTML5
14 19 (27.14%) MbUnit
14 19 (27.14%) MSTest
14 19 (27.14%) WCF
14 19 (27.14%) jQuery
14 19 (27.14%) Unit Testing
14 19 (27.14%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (27.14%) TypeScript
14 19 (27.14%) CSS3
14 19 (27.14%) ATDD

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 (2.86%) CMS
1 2 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) NoSQL
2 9 (12.86%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.43%) Couchbase
3 8 (11.43%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (42.86%) Selenium
2 29 (41.43%) Visual Studio
3 27 (38.57%) SpecFlow
4 24 (34.29%) Cucumber
5 19 (27.14%) MbUnit
5 19 (27.14%) MSTest
5 19 (27.14%) NUnit
6 16 (22.86%) WebDriver
7 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
8 9 (12.86%) JMeter
9 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
10 7 (10.00%) Mercurial
11 3 (4.29%) Jasmine
11 3 (4.29%) Mocha
11 3 (4.29%) Subversion
12 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.43%) JIRA
12 1 (1.43%) JIRA Agile
12 1 (1.43%) TestNG
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 38 (54.29%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 13 (18.57%) Senior Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Senior Agile Developer
6 10 (14.29%) QA Analyst
7 9 (12.86%) Test Analyst
8 8 (11.43%) .NET Developer
9 6 (8.57%) Tester
10 5 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
10 5 (7.14%) Test Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
12 3 (4.29%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (4.29%) Architect
12 3 (4.29%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
12 3 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 3 (4.29%) Test Automation Engineer
13 2 (2.86%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.00%) .NET
2 22 (31.43%) AngularJS
2 22 (31.43%) CSS
2 22 (31.43%) HTML
3 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 19 (27.14%) CSS3
3 19 (27.14%) HTML5
3 19 (27.14%) jQuery
3 19 (27.14%) KnockoutJS
3 19 (27.14%) WCF
4 13 (18.57%) Gherkin
5 10 (14.29%) JSON
6 9 (12.86%) REST
7 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.71%) SOAP
9 3 (4.29%) D3.js
9 3 (4.29%) Highcharts JS
9 3 (4.29%) Middleware
9 3 (4.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
1 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.43%) User Experience
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (92.86%) TDD
2 63 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (55.71%) Scrum
4 31 (44.29%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (42.86%) Web Development
6 25 (35.71%) Test-First Development
7 23 (32.86%) Test Automation
8 19 (27.14%) ATDD
8 19 (27.14%) MVC
8 19 (27.14%) Unit Testing
9 18 (25.71%) DevOps
9 18 (25.71%) Kanban
10 13 (18.57%) OWASP
11 12 (17.14%) User Stories
12 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
13 10 (14.29%) API Testing
13 10 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (14.29%) Secure Coding
14 9 (12.86%) Performance Testing
15 8 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) Java
2 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 21 (30.00%) C#
4 19 (27.14%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.29%) PHP
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) ISEB
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.86%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Alterian
2 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.43%) Google
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) SAP
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