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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 39 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing BDD 14 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.64% 2.43% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 2.73% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Median daily rate £425 £438 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +53.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £515 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
437 513 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.30% 88.91% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 374 247
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 0 10 £450 -3.22% 1
Cardiff +17 4 £400 +18.51% 3
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 62 (100.00%) TDD
2 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (58.06%) Java
4 35 (56.45%) Scrum
5 29 (46.77%) Kanban
6 20 (32.26%) DevOps
7 19 (30.65%) RESTful
7 19 (30.65%) Scala
7 19 (30.65%) Python
8 18 (29.03%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (27.42%) Open Source
10 16 (25.81%) JSON
10 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
11 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
11 15 (24.19%) HTTP
11 15 (24.19%) OWASP
12 14 (22.58%) Web Development
12 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
12 14 (22.58%) Secure Coding
13 12 (19.35%) Hadoop
13 12 (19.35%) HTML
14 11 (17.74%) CSS
14 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
15 9 (14.52%) Web Services
15 9 (14.52%) Linux
16 8 (12.90%) PaaS
16 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
16 8 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (12.90%) REST
16 8 (12.90%) High Availability

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 18 (29.03%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.68%) Apache Spark
3 5 (8.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.84%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) PaaS
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
2 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
3 12 (19.35%) Hadoop
4 8 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.84%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.61%) Big Data
7 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.61%) HBase
7 1 (1.61%) MySQL
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.68%) JIRA
4 5 (8.06%) Selenium
5 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.84%) JUnit
6 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.23%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (3.23%) jMock
7 2 (3.23%) Maven
7 2 (3.23%) Mockito
7 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.61%) JBehave
8 1 (1.61%) MbUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.61%) MSTest
8 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Scala Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Agile Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Coach
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Scrum Master
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Test Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.84%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.84%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.23%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) RESTful
2 16 (25.81%) JSON
3 12 (19.35%) HTML
4 11 (17.74%) CSS
5 9 (14.52%) Web Services
6 8 (12.90%) REST
7 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.06%) Node.js
8 5 (8.06%) Swagger
9 4 (6.45%) CSS3
9 4 (6.45%) HTML5
9 4 (6.45%) jQuery
9 4 (6.45%) Spring
10 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.23%) Play Framework
11 2 (3.23%) PowerMock
11 2 (3.23%) RAML
11 2 (3.23%) SOAP
11 2 (3.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) TDD
2 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (56.45%) Scrum
4 29 (46.77%) Kanban
5 20 (32.26%) DevOps
6 17 (27.42%) Open Source
7 15 (24.19%) OWASP
8 14 (22.58%) Secure Coding
8 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
8 14 (22.58%) Web Development
9 8 (12.90%) High Availability
10 7 (11.29%) API Design
10 7 (11.29%) API Development
10 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.29%) Microservices
11 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
12 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) Java
2 19 (30.65%) Python
2 19 (30.65%) Scala
3 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) Go
5 5 (8.06%) Ruby
6 3 (4.84%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) R
7 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) WAI
2 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Cloudera
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle
1 7 (11.29%) SAP
2 4 (6.45%) Teradata
3 3 (4.84%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Hortonworks
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