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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 18 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.42% 0.75% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 0.93% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 1
Median daily rate £345 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +19.23%
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 £37.50 - -
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
267 321 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.65% 80.25% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 258 285
Median daily rate £425 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (82.35%) Java
3 24 (70.59%) REST
4 22 (64.71%) SOAP
4 22 (64.71%) Scrum
5 21 (61.76%) Kanban
6 17 (50.00%) TDD
7 15 (44.12%) Selenium
8 14 (41.18%) Cucumber
9 13 (38.24%) Web Services
10 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
11 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
11 11 (32.35%) HTML
11 11 (32.35%) CSS
12 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
12 10 (29.41%) MVC
12 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
12 10 (29.41%) Spring
12 10 (29.41%) Spring MVC
12 10 (29.41%) Mockito
12 10 (29.41%) Bitbucket
13 9 (26.47%) Sass
13 9 (26.47%) Exploratory Testing
13 9 (26.47%) jQuery
14 8 (23.53%) LDAP
14 8 (23.53%) Docker
15 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
15 5 (14.71%) Play Framework
15 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (14.71%) Finance

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 4 (11.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Heroku
1 4 (11.76%) OpenShift
1 4 (11.76%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Selenium
2 14 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
4 10 (29.41%) Bitbucket
4 10 (29.41%) Mockito
5 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (11.76%) IntelliJ
6 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (8.82%) JUnit
6 3 (8.82%) Maven
7 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Java Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Analyst
4 11 (32.35%) Test Analyst
5 9 (26.47%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Automation Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Tester
7 4 (11.76%) Scala Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Agile Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Developer in Test
9 2 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Software Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Developer
10 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 1 (2.94%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) REST
2 22 (64.71%) SOAP
3 13 (38.24%) Web Services
4 11 (32.35%) CSS
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 10 (29.41%) Spring
5 10 (29.41%) Spring MVC
6 9 (26.47%) jQuery
6 9 (26.47%) Sass
7 5 (14.71%) Play Framework
7 5 (14.71%) RESTful
8 3 (8.82%) JDBC
9 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
9 1 (2.94%) HTML5
9 1 (2.94%) Java EE
9 1 (2.94%) Java SE
9 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Scrum
3 21 (61.76%) Kanban
4 17 (50.00%) TDD
5 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
6 10 (29.41%) MVC
7 9 (26.47%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.76%) ATDD
9 4 (11.76%) Microservices
10 3 (8.82%) Functional Programming
10 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.88%) DevOps
11 2 (5.88%) User Stories
12 1 (2.94%) CQRS
12 1 (2.94%) High Availability
12 1 (2.94%) Open Source
12 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) Scala
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
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