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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 18 54 27
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -27
Contract jobs citing BDD 42 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.89% 2.43% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.54% 3.07% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 32
Median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
492 716 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.66% 78.94% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 499 398
Median daily rate £423 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 8
Median hourly rate £15.75 £15.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £11.50 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +37 41 £475 +5.55% 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 72 (93.51%) TDD
2 71 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (58.44%) Scrum
4 42 (54.55%) .NET
5 36 (46.75%) Visual Studio
5 36 (46.75%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (45.45%) Web Development
7 33 (42.86%) Selenium
8 32 (41.56%) Java
8 32 (41.56%) Test-First Development
9 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
10 30 (38.96%) SpecFlow
11 28 (36.36%) HTML
11 28 (36.36%) CSS
12 27 (35.06%) Cucumber
12 27 (35.06%) AngularJS
13 26 (33.77%) Unit Testing
13 26 (33.77%) C#
14 24 (31.17%) NUnit
14 24 (31.17%) MVC
14 24 (31.17%) jQuery
14 24 (31.17%) WCF
14 24 (31.17%) MSTest
14 24 (31.17%) HTML5
14 24 (31.17%) MbUnit
14 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
14 24 (31.17%) KnockoutJS
14 24 (31.17%) CSS3
14 24 (31.17%) ATDD
14 24 (31.17%) TypeScript

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 2 (2.60%) CMS
1 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.39%) Couchbase
3 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (46.75%) Visual Studio
2 33 (42.86%) Selenium
3 30 (38.96%) SpecFlow
4 27 (35.06%) Cucumber
5 24 (31.17%) MbUnit
5 24 (31.17%) MSTest
5 24 (31.17%) NUnit
6 18 (23.38%) WebDriver
7 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 11 (14.29%) JMeter
8 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
9 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
10 7 (9.09%) Mercurial
11 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.90%) Mocha
11 3 (3.90%) Subversion
12 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.30%) JUnit
12 1 (1.30%) TestNG
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Publishing
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Developer
2 19 (24.68%) Agile Developer
2 19 (24.68%) Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Senior Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Senior Agile Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.29%) QA Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) Test Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.90%) Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (54.55%) .NET
2 28 (36.36%) CSS
2 28 (36.36%) HTML
3 27 (35.06%) AngularJS
4 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (31.17%) CSS3
4 24 (31.17%) HTML5
4 24 (31.17%) jQuery
4 24 (31.17%) KnockoutJS
4 24 (31.17%) WCF
5 13 (16.88%) Gherkin
6 10 (12.99%) JSON
7 9 (11.69%) REST
8 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.19%) SOAP
10 3 (3.90%) D3.js
10 3 (3.90%) Highcharts JS
10 3 (3.90%) Middleware
10 3 (3.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
1 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (93.51%) TDD
2 71 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (58.44%) Scrum
4 36 (46.75%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (45.45%) Web Development
6 32 (41.56%) Test-First Development
7 26 (33.77%) Unit Testing
8 24 (31.17%) ATDD
8 24 (31.17%) DevOps
8 24 (31.17%) MVC
8 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
9 19 (24.68%) Kanban
10 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
11 13 (16.88%) User Stories
12 12 (15.58%) OWASP
13 11 (14.29%) API Testing
13 11 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
14 10 (12.99%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
14 10 (12.99%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.77%) C#
4 24 (31.17%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.90%) PHP
5 3 (3.90%) Python
5 3 (3.90%) Scala
6 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.99%) ISEB
3 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.60%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) Alterian
2 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.30%) Google
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) SAP
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