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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 53 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.23% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.61% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £395 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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
498 489 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 76.26% 77.50% 79.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 357 346
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 15
Median hourly rate £38.00 £21.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £22.50 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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 +5 5 £340 -17.57% 1
Corsham - 1 £495 -
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 15 (78.95%) Java
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Selenium
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 9 (47.37%) WebDriver
4 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) JBehave
7 4 (21.05%) JIRA
8 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) ECMAScript
8 3 (15.79%) Bower
8 3 (15.79%) gulp
8 3 (15.79%) Subversion
8 3 (15.79%) Kanban
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Node.js
8 3 (15.79%) Sass
8 3 (15.79%) LESS

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 3 (15.79%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) WebDriver
3 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
4 5 (26.32%) JBehave
5 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Bower
6 3 (15.79%) Grunt
6 3 (15.79%) gulp
6 3 (15.79%) Subversion
7 2 (10.53%) JMeter
7 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
8 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
8 1 (5.26%) JUnit
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
8 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Developer in Test
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Senior UI Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web UI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.79%) LESS
4 3 (15.79%) Sass
4 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) JDBC
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Microservices
7 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) V-Model
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) ECMAScript
3 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) F#
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) HP