The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 14 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 59 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.44% 4.75% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.46% 5.83% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 21
Median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £532 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
BDD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 703 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 82.40% 81.46% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 515 424
Median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £40.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

BDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

BDD Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +27 50 £475 - 4
West Wales - 8 £500 - 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for BDD.

1 69 (93.24%) TDD
2 67 (90.54%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (45.95%) Scrum
4 27 (36.49%) Java
5 23 (31.08%) Selenium
5 23 (31.08%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (29.73%) Test Automation
7 20 (27.03%) Web Development
8 18 (24.32%) QA
8 18 (24.32%) Cucumber
8 18 (24.32%) SpecFlow
9 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
10 16 (21.62%) HTML
10 16 (21.62%) CSS
11 15 (20.27%) .NET
12 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
12 13 (17.57%) OWASP
12 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
12 13 (17.57%) JIRA
12 13 (17.57%) User Stories
12 13 (17.57%) DevOps
13 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
13 12 (16.22%) Gherkin
13 12 (16.22%) Open Source
13 12 (16.22%) JSON
13 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
13 12 (16.22%) HTTP
14 11 (14.86%) C#
14 11 (14.86%) Kanban
14 11 (14.86%) Performance Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.70%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) NoSQL
1 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.46%) Couchbase
2 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Selenium
2 18 (24.32%) Cucumber
2 18 (24.32%) SpecFlow
3 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.57%) JIRA
4 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
5 10 (13.51%) JIRA Agile
5 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
6 9 (12.16%) MbUnit
6 9 (12.16%) MSTest
6 9 (12.16%) NUnit
7 7 (9.46%) Mercurial
7 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
8 6 (8.11%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.05%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.05%) Mocha
9 3 (4.05%) Subversion
10 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.35%) JUnit
11 1 (1.35%) TestNG
General
1 10 (13.51%) Publishing
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Developer
2 17 (22.97%) Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Agile Scrum Master
4 11 (14.86%) QA Analyst
4 11 (14.86%) Scrum Master
5 10 (13.51%) Agile Coach
6 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.05%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) CSS
1 16 (21.62%) HTML
2 15 (20.27%) .NET
3 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
3 12 (16.22%) Gherkin
3 12 (16.22%) JSON
4 10 (13.51%) REST
4 10 (13.51%) Velocity
5 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (12.16%) CSS3
5 9 (12.16%) HTML5
5 9 (12.16%) jQuery
5 9 (12.16%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (12.16%) RESTful
5 9 (12.16%) WCF
6 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.41%) SOAP
7 4 (5.41%) Web Services
8 3 (4.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (93.24%) TDD
2 67 (90.54%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (45.95%) Scrum
4 23 (31.08%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (29.73%) Test Automation
6 20 (27.03%) Web Development
7 13 (17.57%) DevOps
7 13 (17.57%) OWASP
7 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
7 13 (17.57%) User Stories
8 12 (16.22%) Open Source
9 11 (14.86%) API Testing
9 11 (14.86%) Kanban
9 11 (14.86%) Performance Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Coaching
10 10 (13.51%) Secure Coding
10 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
10 10 (13.51%) Software Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.16%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) Java
2 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.86%) C#
3 11 (14.86%) Scala
4 9 (12.16%) Python
4 9 (12.16%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.05%) PHP
6 2 (2.70%) SQL
7 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.32%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.35%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle
2 2 (2.70%) Alterian
2 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
2 2 (2.70%) HP
2 2 (2.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.35%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
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