The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 37 57
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20  
Contract jobs citing BDD 14 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.99% 5.61% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 6.68% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 8
Median daily rate £400 £388 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +12.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £529 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.94 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.44% -  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 573 554 551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.51% 83.94% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 381 310
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing BDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Wales

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Wales

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Wales over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Wales

BDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BDD 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 29 March 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 -5 14 £400 +3.22% 6
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 54 (98.18%) TDD
2 51 (92.73%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (67.27%) Java
4 36 (65.45%) Scrum
5 33 (60.00%) Kanban
6 21 (38.18%) DevOps
7 16 (29.09%) Secure Coding
7 16 (29.09%) OWASP
7 16 (29.09%) Web Development
7 16 (29.09%) JSON
7 16 (29.09%) RESTful
8 15 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 15 (27.27%) Relational Database
9 14 (25.45%) HTTP
10 13 (23.64%) Python
10 13 (23.64%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (21.82%) HTML
11 12 (21.82%) Open Source
11 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
12 11 (20.00%) CSS
12 11 (20.00%) Web Services
13 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
14 9 (16.36%) REST
14 9 (16.36%) Scala
14 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
15 8 (14.55%) Node.js
16 7 (12.73%) High Availability
16 7 (12.73%) CSS3

BDD
Co-occurring 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 13 (23.64%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.91%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) PaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 15 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (12.73%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.45%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (5.45%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.82%) HBase
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.27%) Selenium
4 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) JBehave
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.82%) jMock
6 1 (1.82%) Maven
6 1 (1.82%) MbUnit
6 1 (1.82%) Mocha
6 1 (1.82%) Mockito
6 1 (1.82%) MSTest
6 1 (1.82%) NUnit
6 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Agile Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Scala Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) JSON
1 16 (29.09%) RESTful
2 12 (21.82%) HTML
3 11 (20.00%) CSS
3 11 (20.00%) Web Services
4 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.36%) REST
6 8 (14.55%) Node.js
7 7 (12.73%) CSS3
7 7 (12.73%) HTML5
8 5 (9.09%) jQuery
9 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.45%) Swagger
11 2 (3.64%) .NET
11 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
11 2 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.64%) React
11 2 (3.64%) Sass
11 2 (3.64%) Spring
11 2 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) W3C
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (98.18%) TDD
2 51 (92.73%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (65.45%) Scrum
4 33 (60.00%) Kanban
5 21 (38.18%) DevOps
6 16 (29.09%) OWASP
6 16 (29.09%) Secure Coding
6 16 (29.09%) Web Development
7 12 (21.82%) Open Source
7 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.73%) API Development
8 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.73%) High Availability
9 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.91%) Microservices
10 5 (9.09%) API Design
10 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.09%) Front End Development
11 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (7.27%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) Java
2 13 (23.64%) Python
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.36%) Scala
5 7 (12.73%) Go
6 5 (9.09%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) SQL
8 1 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
1 2 (3.64%) WAI
1 2 (3.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) SAP
2 5 (9.09%) Cloudera
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Teradata
4 1 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.82%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.82%) HP
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