The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 64 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.88% 1.58% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.17% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
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£316 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
504 369 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.68% 73.07% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 209 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -17 4 £285 -28.75% 2
Mid Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (68.89%) Scrum
3 29 (64.44%) TDD
4 22 (48.89%) Subversion
5 21 (46.67%) JIRA
5 21 (46.67%) Java
5 21 (46.67%) C#
6 20 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 20 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 19 (42.22%) .NET
7 19 (42.22%) Selenium
8 18 (40.00%) Open Source
9 16 (35.56%) WebDriver
10 15 (33.33%) Kanban
10 15 (33.33%) HTML
11 14 (31.11%) ISEB
11 14 (31.11%) Bugzilla
11 14 (31.11%) Test Management
11 14 (31.11%) Load Testing
11 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
11 14 (31.11%) Software Testing
11 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
11 14 (31.11%) Scala
11 14 (31.11%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (31.11%) TortoiseSVN
11 14 (31.11%) HTML5
12 13 (28.89%) Automation Testing
12 13 (28.89%) Test Scripting
12 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 20 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) FileNet
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.22%) Lync
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Magento
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MS Access
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Subversion
2 21 (46.67%) JIRA
3 20 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 19 (42.22%) Selenium
5 16 (35.56%) WebDriver
6 14 (31.11%) Bugzilla
6 14 (31.11%) TortoiseSVN
7 9 (20.00%) JUnit
7 9 (20.00%) JMeter
8 7 (15.56%) Maven
8 7 (15.56%) TestNG
8 7 (15.56%) Ant
8 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
9 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
9 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
10 4 (8.89%) Hudson
10 4 (8.89%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (8.89%) QUnit
10 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Tester
3 9 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
2 15 (33.33%) HTML
3 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
3 14 (31.11%) HTML5
4 11 (24.44%) CSS
5 10 (22.22%) jQuery
5 10 (22.22%) CSS3
6 8 (17.78%) Ajax
7 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
8 6 (13.33%) REST
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.89%) RESTful
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (8.89%) Sass
10 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.89%) Web Services
10 4 (8.89%) XML
10 4 (8.89%) Spring
11 3 (6.67%) Java SE
11 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Open Source
2 11 (24.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.89%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) W3C
5 1 (2.22%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Social Network
5 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.22%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.22%) GIS
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.44%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (68.89%) Scrum
3 29 (64.44%) TDD
4 15 (33.33%) Kanban
5 14 (31.11%) Test Management
5 14 (31.11%) Load Testing
5 14 (31.11%) Software Testing
6 13 (28.89%) Automation Testing
6 13 (28.89%) Test Scripting
7 12 (26.67%) MVC
8 10 (22.22%) OO
8 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 9 (20.00%) Project Management
10 7 (15.56%) Pair Programming
10 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (13.33%) SOA
11 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
13 4 (8.89%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (8.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) Java
1 21 (46.67%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) Scala
3 10 (22.22%) Ruby
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.56%) PHP
5 7 (15.56%) SQL
6 5 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) ISEB
1 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
2 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
3 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) vCloud
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) Perforce
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
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