The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 33 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.52% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.41% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £340 £413 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £413 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £413 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
BDD
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
246 242 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.00% 75.16% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 187 258
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% +3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Median hourly rate £38.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.73% -10.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for BDD.

1 13 (86.67%) Java
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) Spring
4 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (46.67%) WebDriver
5 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) JBehave
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (20.00%) JIRA
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Kanban
8 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Grunt
9 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
9 2 (13.33%) Sass
9 2 (13.33%) LESS
9 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (13.33%) Node.js
9 2 (13.33%) Bower
9 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (13.33%) gulp
9 2 (13.33%) Subversion

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (13.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (46.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (33.33%) JBehave
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Bower
5 2 (13.33%) Grunt
5 2 (13.33%) gulp
5 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior UI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) LESS
5 2 (13.33%) Sass
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) JDBC
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) V-Model
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) ECMAScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle