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 3 months to 25 June 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)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 74 65
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Contract jobs citing BDD 32 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.17% 0.21% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 0.25% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 20
Median daily rate £390 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £450 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.28% -  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 826 792 990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.70% 84.53% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 432 517
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 24
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.37 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing BDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Milton Keynes +15 29 £388 -13.88% 5
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) Java
3 27 (60.00%) TDD
4 22 (48.89%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
6 18 (40.00%) Microservices
7 16 (35.56%) Ruby
7 16 (35.56%) Finance
7 16 (35.56%) Scrum
8 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
8 14 (31.11%) JIRA
8 14 (31.11%) Selenium
8 14 (31.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (28.89%) C#
9 13 (28.89%) SOA
9 13 (28.89%) Banking
9 13 (28.89%) Spring
10 12 (26.67%) Retail
11 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
12 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 10 (22.22%) Kanban
13 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (20.00%) MVC
13 9 (20.00%) OO
13 9 (20.00%) Bitbucket
13 9 (20.00%) Docker
14 8 (17.78%) MongoDB
14 8 (17.78%) REST
14 8 (17.78%) SOLID

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 7 (15.56%) Confluence
2 6 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (17.78%) PaaS
4 6 (13.33%) Bluemix
4 6 (13.33%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.11%) Redis
3 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Big Data
5 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) JIRA
1 14 (31.11%) Selenium
2 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 8 (17.78%) TeamCity
5 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
6 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.33%) Mocha
7 5 (11.11%) Appium
7 5 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (11.11%) Calabash
7 5 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (11.11%) Protractor
8 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
8 4 (8.89%) GitLab
8 4 (8.89%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (6.67%) Gradle
9 3 (6.67%) Grunt
9 3 (6.67%) gulp
9 3 (6.67%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Banking
3 12 (26.67%) Retail
4 6 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (6.67%) Automotive
5 3 (6.67%) German Language
6 1 (2.22%) Games
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Tester
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) MongoDB Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Spring
2 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 8 (17.78%) REST
4 7 (15.56%) .NET
4 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
4 7 (15.56%) XML
5 6 (13.33%) J2EE
5 6 (13.33%) JDBC
5 6 (13.33%) JMS
5 6 (13.33%) JMX
5 6 (13.33%) Node.js
6 5 (11.11%) JSON
6 5 (11.11%) SOAP
6 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
6 5 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.89%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (8.89%) Entity Framework
7 4 (8.89%) jQuery
7 4 (8.89%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Cloud Native
1 6 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Fintech
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Android
1 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) TDD
3 22 (48.89%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
5 18 (40.00%) Microservices
6 16 (35.56%) Scrum
7 14 (31.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (28.89%) SOA
9 10 (22.22%) Kanban
10 9 (20.00%) MVC
10 9 (20.00%) OO
11 8 (17.78%) OOP
11 8 (17.78%) SOLID
12 7 (15.56%) DevOps
13 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Open Source
13 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
13 6 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
14 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
14 4 (8.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) Ruby
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.89%) C#
5 8 (17.78%) SQL
6 6 (13.33%) Go
7 5 (11.11%) Apple Swift
7 5 (11.11%) C++
7 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.22%) F#
9 1 (2.22%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
1 4 (8.89%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Marathon
1 3 (6.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £549 - £651 per day
Posted: 3 days ago