The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 54 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
481 278 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 74.34% 71.10% 66.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 180 175
Average daily rate £375 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 6
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £15.58 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
BDD
Wales

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
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 11 July 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 July 2014. 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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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
Newport - 30 £450 - 1
Cardiff - 27 £450 - 3
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 77 (87.50%) TDD
2 74 (84.09%) Java
3 58 (65.91%) Web Services
4 40 (45.45%) Selenium
5 34 (38.64%) Scrum
5 34 (38.64%) Scala
6 33 (37.50%) Subversion
7 30 (34.09%) OO
8 29 (32.95%) Akka
8 29 (32.95%) Play Framework
9 28 (31.82%) JUnit
10 26 (29.55%) WebDriver
11 25 (28.41%) CouchDB
11 25 (28.41%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (28.41%) Cloud Computing
11 25 (28.41%) Web Development
11 25 (28.41%) Batik
11 25 (28.41%) Process Management
11 25 (28.41%) SVG
12 23 (26.14%) SOA
13 21 (23.86%) Maven
13 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
13 21 (23.86%) Jenkins
14 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (22.73%) SQL
15 19 (21.59%) Ant
15 19 (21.59%) SharePoint
16 18 (20.45%) SC Cleared
17 17 (19.32%) JIRA
17 17 (19.32%) XML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 19 (21.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.64%) FileNet
2 12 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (7.95%) CMS
4 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.55%) Lync
4 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.41%) Cloud Computing
1 25 (28.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
1 3 (3.41%) SSL
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) CouchDB
2 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (45.45%) Selenium
2 33 (37.50%) Subversion
3 28 (31.82%) JUnit
4 26 (29.55%) WebDriver
5 21 (23.86%) Maven
5 21 (23.86%) Jenkins
6 19 (21.59%) Ant
7 17 (19.32%) JIRA
8 12 (13.64%) TestNG
8 12 (13.64%) JMeter
8 12 (13.64%) Bugzilla
8 12 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (13.64%) TortoiseSVN
9 11 (12.50%) JBehave
9 11 (12.50%) Cucumber
10 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
11 5 (5.68%) SoapUI
11 5 (5.68%) Mercurial
11 5 (5.68%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (4.55%) eggPlant
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) Architect
2 17 (19.32%) Java Architect
2 17 (19.32%) Scala Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Tester
6 7 (7.95%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.41%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Product Owner
8 3 (3.41%) Automated Test Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (65.91%) Web Services
2 29 (32.95%) Akka
2 29 (32.95%) Play Framework
3 25 (28.41%) SVG
3 25 (28.41%) Batik
4 17 (19.32%) XML
5 16 (18.18%) .NET
6 15 (17.05%) Spring
7 12 (13.64%) Java SE
7 12 (13.64%) XSLT
7 12 (13.64%) HTML
7 12 (13.64%) MyBatis
7 12 (13.64%) Struts
8 11 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 10 (11.36%) RESTful
9 10 (11.36%) J2EE
10 9 (10.23%) SOAP
10 9 (10.23%) REST
11 6 (6.82%) JSON
12 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Open Source
2 11 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.55%) GIS
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) UNIX
2 2 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (87.50%) TDD
2 34 (38.64%) Scrum
3 30 (34.09%) OO
4 25 (28.41%) Process Management
4 25 (28.41%) Web Development
5 23 (26.14%) SOA
6 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (17.05%) Test Management
7 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.05%) Automation Testing
8 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
8 14 (15.91%) Kanban
8 14 (15.91%) Test Scripting
9 13 (14.77%) Automated Testing
10 12 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 12 (13.64%) Load Testing
11 7 (7.95%) CRM
11 7 (7.95%) Workflow
11 7 (7.95%) Migration
12 6 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (84.09%) Java
2 34 (38.64%) Scala
3 20 (22.73%) SQL
4 17 (19.32%) C#
5 8 (9.09%) Groovy
6 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.41%) XQuery
7 3 (3.41%) XPath
8 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.45%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.64%) ISEB
3 12 (13.64%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) IBM
2 7 (7.95%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.41%) HP
4 3 (3.41%) Zend
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle
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