The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 14 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.62% 5.61% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 8.22% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
BDD
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 73 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 83.81% 68.22% 73.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 64
Median daily rate £463 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £32.73 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.22% +87.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £32.09 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £41.63 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Watford region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Watford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (66.67%) Apache Spark
4 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (66.67%) Pair Programming
5 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) Haskell
7 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
7 3 (33.33%) QA
8 2 (22.22%) Selenium
8 2 (22.22%) Scrum
8 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
9 1 (11.11%) hybris
9 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 1 (11.11%) JBehave
9 1 (11.11%) ATDD
9 1 (11.11%) Coaching
9 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
9 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 1 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (11.11%) Appium
9 1 (11.11%) IBM
9 1 (11.11%) JavaScript

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Appium
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) JBehave
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Agile Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Web Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Pair Programming
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) ATDD
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Document Management
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Haskell
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) hybris
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
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