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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 35 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 28 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.98% 1.74% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 2.17% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 6
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 £42.50 - -

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
560 553 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 79.66% 80.14% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 401 380
Median daily rate £413 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 25
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 26 £355 -6.88% 2
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 39 (84.78%) Java
2 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (60.87%) Scrum
3 28 (60.87%) REST
4 26 (56.52%) Selenium
5 24 (52.17%) SOAP
6 22 (47.83%) Cucumber
7 19 (41.30%) Kanban
8 17 (36.96%) TDD
9 16 (34.78%) Test Scripting
9 16 (34.78%) WebDriver
10 15 (32.61%) Spring
10 15 (32.61%) Web Services
11 12 (26.09%) Maven
12 11 (23.91%) Bitbucket
13 10 (21.74%) Microservices
13 10 (21.74%) CSS
13 10 (21.74%) HTML
14 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
14 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
14 9 (19.57%) Docker
14 9 (19.57%) Mockito
14 9 (19.57%) Exploratory Testing
15 8 (17.39%) API Testing
15 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
15 8 (17.39%) Spring MVC
15 8 (17.39%) MVC
15 8 (17.39%) Finance
16 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
16 7 (15.22%) Sass

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 (10.87%) Apache
1 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Heroku
1 4 (8.70%) OpenShift
1 4 (8.70%) PaaS
2 2 (4.35%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Selenium
2 22 (47.83%) Cucumber
3 16 (34.78%) WebDriver
4 12 (26.09%) Maven
5 11 (23.91%) Bitbucket
6 9 (19.57%) Mockito
7 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
8 7 (15.22%) GitLab
9 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
10 4 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
10 4 (8.70%) IntelliJ
11 3 (6.52%) Ant
11 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
11 3 (6.52%) JUnit
12 1 (2.17%) Hudson
12 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
12 1 (2.17%) JBehave
12 1 (2.17%) RSpec
12 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.26%) Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) Test Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Automation Tester
6 7 (15.22%) Tester
7 6 (13.04%) Developer in Test
8 5 (10.87%) Test Leader
9 4 (8.70%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (8.70%) Scala Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) Technical Leader
10 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Developer
11 2 (4.35%) Agile Developer
11 2 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (4.35%) Java Automation Tester
11 2 (4.35%) Software Analyst
11 2 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
11 2 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) REST
2 24 (52.17%) SOAP
3 15 (32.61%) Spring
3 15 (32.61%) Web Services
4 10 (21.74%) CSS
4 10 (21.74%) HTML
5 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
6 8 (17.39%) Spring MVC
7 7 (15.22%) Sass
8 6 (13.04%) jQuery
9 5 (10.87%) Play Framework
9 5 (10.87%) RESTful
10 4 (8.70%) Gherkin
11 2 (4.35%) JDBC
12 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.17%) HTML5
12 1 (2.17%) Java EE
12 1 (2.17%) Java SE
12 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) Scrum
3 19 (41.30%) Kanban
4 17 (36.96%) TDD
5 16 (34.78%) Test Scripting
6 10 (21.74%) Microservices
7 9 (19.57%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (17.39%) API Testing
8 8 (17.39%) MVC
9 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
11 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
12 4 (8.70%) ATDD
12 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (8.70%) Open Source
13 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
13 3 (6.52%) Functional Programming
13 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
13 3 (6.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.87%) Scala
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Groovy
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.35%) ISEB
1 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SDET
2 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Google
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle