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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.89% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
276 357 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 84.40% 76.77% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 263 264
Median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £38.75 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.80% +70.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Scrum
2 15 (75.00%) SOAP
2 15 (75.00%) REST
3 12 (60.00%) Selenium
3 12 (60.00%) Kanban
4 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) Spring
5 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) LDAP
7 6 (30.00%) Mockito
7 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
7 6 (30.00%) Sass
7 6 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) JDBC
9 3 (15.00%) JUnit
10 2 (10.00%) SoapUI

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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
3 6 (30.00%) Mockito
4 3 (15.00%) JUnit
5 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.00%) JMeter
6 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Developer in Test
6 2 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Web Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) REST
1 15 (75.00%) SOAP
2 8 (40.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) jQuery
2 8 (40.00%) Spring
2 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Sass
5 3 (15.00%) JDBC
6 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Scrum
3 12 (60.00%) Kanban
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.00%) Microservices
9 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
9 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle