The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 33.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
11 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 91.67% 89.47% 83.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 16
Median daily rate £525 £625 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +97.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

The demand trend of contract jobs across the St Albans region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the St Albans region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

BDD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 St Albans region with a requirement for BDD.

1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) API Development
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (20.00%) API Development
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) C#