The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 33 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 32 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.69% 1.90% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 2.39% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 6
Median daily rate £350 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
557 543 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 81.67% 79.50% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 400 395
Median daily rate £400 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £252 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £10.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Swindon +22 30 £353 -7.54% 2
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 44 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (69.64%) Java
3 37 (66.07%) Selenium
4 35 (62.50%) Scrum
5 32 (57.14%) Cucumber
6 27 (48.21%) REST
7 25 (44.64%) TDD
8 22 (39.29%) SOAP
9 17 (30.36%) Web Services
9 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
9 17 (30.36%) Kanban
10 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
10 16 (28.57%) HTML
10 16 (28.57%) CSS
10 16 (28.57%) MVC
11 15 (26.79%) WebDriver
12 14 (25.00%) Spring
13 13 (23.21%) Gherkin
13 13 (23.21%) jQuery
14 12 (21.43%) Maven
14 12 (21.43%) Finance
15 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
16 10 (17.86%) Jasmine
16 10 (17.86%) Bitbucket
16 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
16 10 (17.86%) Microservices
17 9 (16.07%) Docker
17 9 (16.07%) .NET
17 9 (16.07%) C#
17 9 (16.07%) Twitter Bootstrap

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 5 (8.93%) Apache
1 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Heroku
1 4 (7.14%) OpenShift
1 4 (7.14%) PaaS
2 2 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (66.07%) Selenium
2 32 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 15 (26.79%) WebDriver
4 12 (21.43%) Maven
5 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
6 10 (17.86%) Bitbucket
6 10 (17.86%) Jasmine
7 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 8 (14.29%) Mockito
8 7 (12.50%) GitLab
9 4 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
9 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
9 4 (7.14%) IntelliJ
9 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
10 3 (5.36%) Ant
10 3 (5.36%) JUnit
11 1 (1.79%) JBehave
11 1 (1.79%) RSpec
11 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.43%) Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Test Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (16.07%) Automation Tester
6 9 (16.07%) Tester
7 7 (12.50%) UI Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Developer in Test
9 5 (8.93%) Test Leader
10 4 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
10 4 (7.14%) Scala Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
10 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
11 3 (5.36%) Java Automation Tester
11 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Developer
11 3 (5.36%) Web UI Developer
12 2 (3.57%) Agile Developer
12 2 (3.57%) Java Web Applications Developer
12 2 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) REST
2 22 (39.29%) SOAP
3 17 (30.36%) Web Services
4 16 (28.57%) CSS
4 16 (28.57%) HTML
5 14 (25.00%) Spring
6 13 (23.21%) Gherkin
6 13 (23.21%) jQuery
7 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.07%) .NET
8 9 (16.07%) Ext JS
8 9 (16.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 8 (14.29%) HTML5
10 7 (12.50%) Spring MVC
11 5 (8.93%) Play Framework
11 5 (8.93%) RESTful
11 5 (8.93%) Sass
12 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
13 2 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (62.50%) Scrum
3 25 (44.64%) TDD
4 17 (30.36%) Kanban
5 16 (28.57%) MVC
5 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 10 (17.86%) Microservices
7 9 (16.07%) MVVM
8 8 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (12.50%) API Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.93%) Manual Testing
11 4 (7.14%) ATDD
11 4 (7.14%) Open Source
12 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.36%) Test Strategy
12 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) Scala
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SDET
2 1 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Sencha
2 6 (10.71%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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