The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.87% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
338 281 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 79.16% 76.36% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 213 204
Average daily rate £475 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.50 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £40.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 7 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (77.78%) LINQ to SQL
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (77.78%) SOAP
3 7 (77.78%) MSMQ
3 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
3 7 (77.78%) OOD
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) WCF
3 7 (77.78%) LINQ
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
4 6 (66.67%) Retail
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) JSP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (77.78%) LINQ to SQL
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
2 7 (77.78%) MSMQ
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) LINQ
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
3 7 (77.78%) OOD
3 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
4 6 (66.67%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft