The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 287 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.16% 72.29% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 203 164
Average daily rate £430 £420 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £15.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.38% -19.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
BDD
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BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) CouchDB
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Process Management
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Batik
2 4 (80.00%) Akka
2 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (80.00%) Play Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) SVG
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) CouchDB
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Junior
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Junior Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Junior Java Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) SVG
1 4 (80.00%) Batik
1 4 (80.00%) Akka
1 4 (80.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Process Management
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Scala