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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK / Wales
Rank 53 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 15 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.28% 2.38% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.70% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
Median daily rate £475 £438 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +42.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £323 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £512 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
532 592 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.97% 88.23% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 431 306
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% +110.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +16 13 £475 +11.76% 7
West Wales - 1 £413 - 2
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for BDD.

1 77 (98.72%) TDD
2 75 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (61.54%) Scrum
4 44 (56.41%) Java
5 33 (42.31%) Kanban
6 23 (29.49%) DevOps
7 22 (28.21%) RESTful
8 20 (25.64%) Scala
9 19 (24.36%) Open Source
9 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
9 19 (24.36%) JSON
9 19 (24.36%) Python
9 19 (24.36%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (23.08%) Relational Database
10 18 (23.08%) OWASP
11 17 (21.79%) Web Development
11 17 (21.79%) HTTP
11 17 (21.79%) Secure Coding
12 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
12 16 (20.51%) NoSQL
13 14 (17.95%) JIRA
13 14 (17.95%) HTML
14 13 (16.67%) CSS
15 12 (15.38%) Web Services
15 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
15 12 (15.38%) Hadoop
15 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
16 11 (14.10%) Waterfall
17 10 (12.82%) Velocity
17 10 (12.82%) Software 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 19 (24.36%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.85%) Confluence
5 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) PaaS
2 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 16 (20.51%) NoSQL
3 12 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.85%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.28%) Big Data
7 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.28%) HBase
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) JIRA
2 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.82%) JIRA Agile
4 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.97%) Selenium
6 6 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.13%) JUnit
8 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.56%) DbUnit
9 2 (2.56%) JBehave
9 2 (2.56%) jMock
9 2 (2.56%) Maven
9 2 (2.56%) Mockito
9 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.28%) MbUnit
10 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.28%) MSTest
10 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Marketing
3 4 (5.13%) Electronics
3 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (61.54%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Scala Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Agile Scrum Master
4 11 (14.10%) Scrum Master
5 10 (12.82%) Agile Coach
6 8 (10.26%) Agile Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Elasticsearch Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Java Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.85%) Agile Test Manager
11 3 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) RESTful
2 19 (24.36%) JSON
3 14 (17.95%) HTML
4 13 (16.67%) CSS
5 12 (15.38%) Web Services
6 10 (12.82%) Velocity
7 9 (11.54%) REST
8 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.69%) Node.js
9 5 (6.41%) CSS3
9 5 (6.41%) HTML5
9 5 (6.41%) Spring
9 5 (6.41%) Swagger
10 4 (5.13%) jQuery
11 3 (3.85%) J2EE
11 3 (3.85%) SOAP
11 3 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.56%) PowerMock
12 2 (2.56%) RAML
12 2 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Virtual Team
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (98.72%) TDD
2 75 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (61.54%) Scrum
4 33 (42.31%) Kanban
5 23 (29.49%) DevOps
6 19 (24.36%) Open Source
6 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
7 18 (23.08%) OWASP
8 17 (21.79%) Secure Coding
8 17 (21.79%) Web Development
9 11 (14.10%) Waterfall
10 10 (12.82%) Coaching
10 10 (12.82%) Microservices
10 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
11 9 (11.54%) High Availability
12 8 (10.26%) API Design
12 8 (10.26%) API Development
12 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (56.41%) Java
2 20 (25.64%) Scala
3 19 (24.36%) Python
4 7 (8.97%) Go
4 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) Ruby
6 4 (5.13%) SQL
7 1 (1.28%) C#
7 1 (1.28%) R
7 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) WAI
2 1 (1.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) SAP
2 7 (8.97%) Cloudera
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Teradata
4 3 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks
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