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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 45 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.06% 0.90% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.14% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
Median daily rate £341 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.03% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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
467 612 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 80.10% 78.87% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 412 359
Median daily rate £423 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 8
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +43.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.29 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.50 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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
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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 11 £341 - 1
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 12 (60.00%) SOAP
5 11 (55.00%) REST
6 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (45.00%) TDD
7 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
7 9 (45.00%) Spring
7 9 (45.00%) Selenium
7 9 (45.00%) CSS
7 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
8 8 (40.00%) MVC
8 8 (40.00%) jQuery
8 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
8 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (40.00%) Kanban
9 6 (30.00%) LDAP
9 6 (30.00%) Mockito
9 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
9 6 (30.00%) Sass
9 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
11 3 (15.00%) JDBC
11 3 (15.00%) Web Services

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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (45.00%) Selenium
3 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
4 6 (30.00%) Mockito
5 3 (15.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (10.00%) JMeter
6 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (5.00%) JBehave
7 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) SOAP
2 11 (55.00%) REST
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) Spring
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
5 6 (30.00%) Sass
6 3 (15.00%) JDBC
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
8 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) Kanban
4 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (10.00%) ITSM
8 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.00%) API Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Microservices
9 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
9 1 (5.00%) Re-Platforming
9 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) F#
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Google