The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 23 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 Wales 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 59 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.69% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 41 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 363 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.10% 69.81% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 226 239
Average daily rate £390 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BDD
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BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Wales region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Wales

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 46 £450 - 4
West Wales - 17 £488 -
North Wales - - - - 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

1 108 (87.10%) TDD
2 97 (78.23%) Java
3 71 (57.26%) Web Services
4 52 (41.94%) Scala
5 45 (36.29%) Scrum
6 43 (34.68%) Selenium
7 40 (32.26%) Subversion
7 40 (32.26%) Akka
7 40 (32.26%) Play Framework
8 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (31.45%) OO
9 37 (29.84%) Process Management
9 37 (29.84%) Web Development
10 35 (28.23%) JUnit
11 34 (27.42%) SVG
11 34 (27.42%) Batik
11 34 (27.42%) CouchDB
11 34 (27.42%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (26.61%) .NET
13 27 (21.77%) Security Cleared
13 27 (21.77%) SQL
14 26 (20.97%) JIRA
15 25 (20.16%) C#
15 25 (20.16%) XML
15 25 (20.16%) WebDriver
16 24 (19.35%) SC Cleared
16 24 (19.35%) SharePoint
16 24 (19.35%) Spring
17 22 (17.74%) Maven

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 24 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.90%) FileNet
2 16 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (7.26%) CMS
4 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.03%) Lync
4 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.42%) Cloud Computing
1 34 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) HTTP
1 3 (2.42%) SSL
1 3 (2.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.42%) CouchDB
2 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (34.68%) Selenium
2 40 (32.26%) Subversion
3 35 (28.23%) JUnit
4 26 (20.97%) JIRA
5 25 (20.16%) WebDriver
6 22 (17.74%) Maven
6 22 (17.74%) Jenkins
7 20 (16.13%) Ant
7 20 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (12.10%) TestNG
8 15 (12.10%) JMeter
8 15 (12.10%) Bugzilla
8 15 (12.10%) TortoiseSVN
9 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
10 9 (7.26%) Cucumber
10 9 (7.26%) JBehave
11 5 (4.03%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (4.03%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.23%) eggPlant
General
1 15 (12.10%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (49.19%) Developer
2 32 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 28 (22.58%) Scala Developer
4 22 (17.74%) Architect
5 19 (15.32%) Java Architect
6 15 (12.10%) Analyst
7 12 (9.68%) .NET Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Business Analyst
9 9 (7.26%) Junior Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Junior Java Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Junior .NET Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Junior
10 8 (6.45%) Tester
10 8 (6.45%) Test Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Technical Architect
12 6 (4.84%) Agile Business Analyst
13 5 (4.03%) Test Analyst
14 3 (2.42%) Systems Analyst
14 3 (2.42%) Technical Developer
14 3 (2.42%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (57.26%) Web Services
2 40 (32.26%) Akka
2 40 (32.26%) Play Framework
3 34 (27.42%) Batik
3 34 (27.42%) SVG
4 33 (26.61%) .NET
5 25 (20.16%) XML
6 24 (19.35%) Spring
7 18 (14.52%) .NET Framework
8 16 (12.90%) Java SE
8 16 (12.90%) Struts
8 16 (12.90%) XSLT
8 16 (12.90%) MyBatis
8 16 (12.90%) REST
9 15 (12.10%) HTML
9 15 (12.10%) J2EE
10 13 (10.48%) SOAP
11 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET
12 8 (6.45%) Hibernate
12 8 (6.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.32%) Open Source
2 14 (11.29%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.03%) GIS
4 3 (2.42%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) AS400
5 1 (0.81%) iSeries
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.03%) UNIX
1 5 (4.03%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Android
2 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (87.10%) TDD
2 45 (36.29%) Scrum
3 39 (31.45%) OO
3 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (29.84%) Web Development
4 37 (29.84%) Process Management
5 22 (17.74%) SOA
6 18 (14.52%) Test Management
6 18 (14.52%) Test Scripting
6 18 (14.52%) Automation Testing
7 17 (13.71%) Kanban
8 16 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 16 (12.90%) Automated Testing
9 15 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (12.10%) Load Testing
10 12 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.87%) Pair Programming
11 11 (8.87%) MVC
12 9 (7.26%) Migration
12 9 (7.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 97 (78.23%) Java
2 52 (41.94%) Scala
3 27 (21.77%) SQL
4 25 (20.16%) C#
5 12 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.65%) Groovy
7 3 (2.42%) XQuery
7 3 (2.42%) XPath
8 1 (0.81%) PHP
8 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (21.77%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.10%) ISEB
3 15 (12.10%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 18 (14.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) IBM
2 9 (7.26%) Sitecore
3 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle
5 3 (2.42%) Zend
5 3 (2.42%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) Informatica
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