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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.89% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
601 527 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 76.46% 74.02% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 350 270
Average daily rate £401 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.23% -30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £63.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) .NET
4 7 (63.64%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) NUnit
5 5 (45.45%) Retail
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) HTML5
7 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (27.27%) Sass
7 3 (27.27%) Grunt
7 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) CSS3
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) NUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (27.27%) Grunt
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) Sass
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft