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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 19 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 30 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.36% 3.19% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.90% 3.99% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 6
Median daily rate £353 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% +1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
303 301 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 84.40% 80.05% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 232 255
Median daily rate £413 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £287 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £33.75 £10.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £100.40 £22.69
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 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 19 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 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 Swindon region with a requirement for BDD.

1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (67.31%) Java
3 33 (63.46%) Selenium
4 32 (61.54%) Scrum
5 28 (53.85%) Cucumber
6 26 (50.00%) REST
7 24 (46.15%) TDD
8 22 (42.31%) SOAP
9 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
9 17 (32.69%) Kanban
10 16 (30.77%) HTML
10 16 (30.77%) Web Services
10 16 (30.77%) CSS
10 16 (30.77%) MVC
11 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
11 15 (28.85%) WebDriver
12 13 (25.00%) jQuery
12 13 (25.00%) Spring
13 12 (23.08%) Finance
13 12 (23.08%) Gherkin
14 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
14 11 (21.15%) Maven
15 10 (19.23%) Bitbucket
15 10 (19.23%) Jasmine
15 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
16 9 (17.31%) Ext JS
16 9 (17.31%) MVVM
16 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (17.31%) Sencha
16 9 (17.31%) .NET

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 5 (9.62%) Apache
1 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Heroku
1 4 (7.69%) OpenShift
1 4 (7.69%) PaaS
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (63.46%) Selenium
2 28 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 15 (28.85%) WebDriver
4 11 (21.15%) Maven
4 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
5 10 (19.23%) Bitbucket
5 10 (19.23%) Jasmine
6 8 (15.38%) Mockito
7 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
8 6 (11.54%) GitLab
9 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
9 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
9 4 (7.69%) IntelliJ
9 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
10 3 (5.77%) Ant
10 3 (5.77%) JUnit
11 1 (1.92%) JBehave
11 1 (1.92%) RSpec
11 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Test Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 8 (15.38%) Tester
6 7 (13.46%) UI Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Test Leader
8 4 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
8 4 (7.69%) Developer in Test
8 4 (7.69%) Scala Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
8 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Web UI Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Agile Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Java Web Applications Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) REST
2 22 (42.31%) SOAP
3 16 (30.77%) CSS
3 16 (30.77%) HTML
3 16 (30.77%) Web Services
4 13 (25.00%) jQuery
4 13 (25.00%) Spring
5 12 (23.08%) Gherkin
6 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
7 9 (17.31%) .NET
7 9 (17.31%) Ext JS
7 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 8 (15.38%) HTML5
9 7 (13.46%) Spring MVC
10 5 (9.62%) Play Framework
10 5 (9.62%) RESTful
10 5 (9.62%) Sass
11 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) Scrum
3 24 (46.15%) TDD
4 17 (32.69%) Kanban
5 16 (30.77%) MVC
6 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
7 9 (17.31%) Microservices
7 9 (17.31%) MVVM
8 8 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Automation Testing
10 6 (11.54%) API Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.62%) Manual Testing
12 4 (7.69%) ATDD
12 4 (7.69%) Open Source
13 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (5.77%) Functional Programming
13 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) Scala
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SDET
2 1 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Docker
2 3 (5.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Sencha
2 5 (9.62%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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