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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 18 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 24 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.84% 3.24% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 3.80% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 6
Median daily rate £345 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +1.66%
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 £42.50 - -

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
284 316 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.91% 85.41% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 257 271
Median daily rate £413 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -53.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 34 (82.93%) Java
2 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (65.85%) REST
4 25 (60.98%) Scrum
5 23 (56.10%) SOAP
6 21 (51.22%) Selenium
7 19 (46.34%) Kanban
8 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
9 16 (39.02%) TDD
10 15 (36.59%) WebDriver
11 14 (34.15%) Spring
11 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
11 14 (34.15%) Web Services
12 11 (26.83%) Maven
12 11 (26.83%) Bitbucket
13 10 (24.39%) CSS
13 10 (24.39%) HTML
14 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
14 9 (21.95%) Hibernate
14 9 (21.95%) Docker
14 9 (21.95%) Microservices
14 9 (21.95%) Mockito
14 9 (21.95%) Exploratory Testing
15 8 (19.51%) Spring MVC
15 8 (19.51%) MVC
15 8 (19.51%) Finance
16 7 (17.07%) Sass
17 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
17 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
17 6 (14.63%) GitLab

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 (12.20%) Apache
1 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Heroku
1 4 (9.76%) OpenShift
1 4 (9.76%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Selenium
2 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
3 15 (36.59%) WebDriver
4 11 (26.83%) Bitbucket
4 11 (26.83%) Maven
5 9 (21.95%) Mockito
6 6 (14.63%) GitLab
6 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
7 4 (9.76%) IntelliJ
7 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.32%) Ant
8 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
8 3 (7.32%) JUnit
9 1 (2.44%) Capybara
9 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.44%) JBehave
9 1 (2.44%) RSpec
9 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) Test Analyst
5 10 (24.39%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Automation Tester
6 6 (14.63%) Tester
7 5 (12.20%) Test Leader
8 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Lead
8 4 (9.76%) Developer in Test
8 4 (9.76%) Scala Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
9 3 (7.32%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Agile Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Java Automation Tester
10 2 (4.88%) Software Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) REST
2 23 (56.10%) SOAP
3 14 (34.15%) Spring
3 14 (34.15%) Web Services
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
4 10 (24.39%) HTML
5 9 (21.95%) Hibernate
6 8 (19.51%) Spring MVC
7 7 (17.07%) Sass
8 6 (14.63%) jQuery
9 5 (12.20%) Play Framework
9 5 (12.20%) RESTful
10 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
10 2 (4.88%) JDBC
11 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.44%) HTML5
11 1 (2.44%) Java EE
11 1 (2.44%) Java SE
11 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Scrum
3 19 (46.34%) Kanban
4 16 (39.02%) TDD
5 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
6 9 (21.95%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Microservices
7 8 (19.51%) MVC
8 6 (14.63%) API Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Performance Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.76%) ATDD
10 4 (9.76%) Open Source
11 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.32%) Functional Programming
11 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
12 2 (4.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.20%) Scala
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SDET
2 1 (2.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle