Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 May 2018 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 85 103
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 -8
Contract jobs citing BDD 56 38 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.70% 1.95% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.33% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -4.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £378 £287 £313
90th Percentile £556 £569 £485
South East median daily rate £475 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +0.94% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,719 1,629 1,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.76% 83.41% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 792 908
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +12.28%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 48 37
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +8.33% -10.48%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £48.00 £77.50 £44.05
South East median hourly rate £22.30 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +8.78% -10.87% +2.22%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 34 £500 +28.21% 8
Aylesbury - 3 £450 -
High Wycombe - 1 £413 - 1
Marlow - 1 - -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 55 (98.21%) TDD
2 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.00%) Java
4 24 (42.86%) Spring
5 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 20 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 20 (35.71%) Spring Boot
6 15 (26.79%) DevOps
7 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 14 (25.00%) Finance
8 13 (23.21%) C#
9 12 (21.43%) Microservices
10 10 (17.86%) REST
10 10 (17.86%) .NET
10 10 (17.86%) Scrum
10 10 (17.86%) Banking
10 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
10 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
11 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (16.07%) MVC
12 8 (14.29%) HTML
12 8 (14.29%) CSS
12 8 (14.29%) OOP
12 8 (14.29%) JIRA
13 7 (12.50%) Selenium
13 7 (12.50%) Web Development
13 7 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (12.50%) OpenShift
14 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (7.14%) NServiceBus
2 3 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.36%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.36%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.50%) OpenShift
3 6 (10.71%) PaaS
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.36%) Heroku
5 3 (5.36%) IaaS
6 2 (3.57%) Bluemix
6 2 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 4 (7.14%) Big Data
3 4 (7.14%) DB2
4 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Redis
5 1 (1.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 7 (12.50%) Selenium
5 4 (7.14%) Appium
5 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.36%) Calabash
6 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.57%) Android Studio
7 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.57%) Mocha
7 2 (3.57%) Mockito
7 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.79%) GitLab
8 1 (1.79%) gulp
8 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.93%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Angular Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Test Architect
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Tester
8 2 (3.57%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) Spring
2 20 (35.71%) AngularJS
2 20 (35.71%) Spring Boot
3 10 (17.86%) .NET
3 10 (17.86%) REST
4 8 (14.29%) CSS
4 8 (14.29%) HTML
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.93%) Node.js
6 5 (8.93%) Polymer
6 5 (8.93%) React
6 5 (8.93%) WCF
7 4 (7.14%) Akka
7 4 (7.14%) HTML5
7 4 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (5.36%) JSON
8 3 (5.36%) Kafka
8 3 (5.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Fintech
2 3 (5.36%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.57%) Animation
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Android
1 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (98.21%) TDD
2 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) DevOps
4 12 (21.43%) Microservices
5 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (17.86%) Scrum
5 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.07%) MVC
7 8 (14.29%) OOP
8 7 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (12.50%) Web Development
9 5 (8.93%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (8.93%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (8.93%) Pair Programming
9 5 (8.93%) SOLID
10 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.14%) Open Source
10 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.36%) OO
11 3 (5.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) Ruby
4 5 (8.93%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 4 (7.14%) Scala
5 4 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.36%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) Java 8
7 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.79%) Go
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SAFe Agilist
3 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (1.79%) Google
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft