The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
BDD
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
586 373 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 80.16% 77.55% 69.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 252 333
Average daily rate £450 £393 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 21
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Swindon - 1 £325 - 4
Chippenham - - - - 1
Salisbury - - - -
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Batik
2 3 (75.00%) Process Management
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) SVG
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) CouchDB
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Akka
2 3 (75.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior
2 3 (75.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Batik
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) SVG
1 3 (75.00%) Akka
1 3 (75.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Process Management
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript