Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.43% 5.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 6.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Bedford median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £478 -
% change year-on-year -5.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 52 72 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 74.29% 75.79% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 53
Bedford median daily rate £350 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +13.97% -9.33%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £213
90th Percentile £473 £458 £517
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Bedford median hourly rate £19.00 £10.30 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.47% -65.67% +140.00%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +105.88%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Bedford

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby