Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 76 97
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21 -14
Contract jobs citing BDD 52 63 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.70% 2.85% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 3.44% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 8
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.92% -7.58%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £313
90th Percentile £585 £625 £458
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £41.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.89% -

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 1,624 1,830 1,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 84.23% 82.73% 85.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 838 893
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £235 £251
90th Percentile £575 £538 £528
South East median daily rate £430 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +3.37% +4.00% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 58 53
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.79% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.35 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £77.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.95 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.26% +3.37%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -20 27 £500 +25.00% 7
Aylesbury - 4 £450 -
High Wycombe - 2 £475 - 1
Marlow - 1 - -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 51 (98.08%) TDD
2 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (53.85%) Java
4 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
5 21 (40.38%) Spring Boot
6 19 (36.54%) Spring
7 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (25.00%) Microservices
9 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (21.15%) Scrum
10 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
11 10 (19.23%) C#
12 9 (17.31%) Pair Programming
12 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
12 9 (17.31%) Node.js
12 9 (17.31%) DevOps
13 8 (15.38%) HTML
13 8 (15.38%) CSS
14 7 (13.46%) .NET
14 7 (13.46%) Finance
15 6 (11.54%) MVC
15 6 (11.54%) Banking
15 6 (11.54%) REST
15 6 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
15 6 (11.54%) Fintech
16 5 (9.62%) Polymer
16 5 (9.62%) Front End Development
16 5 (9.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 5 (9.62%) React

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 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.85%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Heroku
3 2 (3.85%) IaaS
3 2 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.85%) RavenDB
3 2 (3.85%) Redis
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.62%) Selenium
4 4 (7.69%) JIRA
4 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.77%) Appium
5 3 (5.77%) Calabash
5 3 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.85%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.85%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.92%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.92%) git-flow
7 1 (1.92%) GitLab
7 1 (1.92%) Grunt
7 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.69%) JSP Developer
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Angular Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (5.77%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Tester
6 3 (5.77%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) Spring Boot
2 19 (36.54%) Spring
3 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 9 (17.31%) Node.js
5 8 (15.38%) CSS
5 8 (15.38%) HTML
6 7 (13.46%) .NET
7 6 (11.54%) REST
8 5 (9.62%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (9.62%) Polymer
8 5 (9.62%) React
9 4 (7.69%) Angular 2
9 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.69%) LESS
10 3 (5.77%) Kafka
11 2 (3.85%) CSS3
11 2 (3.85%) HTML5
11 2 (3.85%) jQuery
11 2 (3.85%) JSON
11 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Fintech
2 4 (7.69%) Cloud Native
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) iPad
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Android
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (98.08%) TDD
2 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Microservices
4 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (21.15%) Scrum
6 9 (17.31%) DevOps
6 9 (17.31%) Pair Programming
6 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (11.54%) MVC
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.62%) Front End Development
8 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.69%) User Stories
9 4 (7.69%) Web Development
10 3 (5.77%) OO
10 3 (5.77%) OOP
10 3 (5.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) Java
2 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) Ruby
5 4 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.77%) C++
6 3 (5.77%) Java 8
6 3 (5.77%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) Scala
7 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) Go
7 2 (3.85%) Groovy
7 2 (3.85%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
1 2 (3.85%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Ansible
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) ATG
1 3 (5.77%) Demandware
1 3 (5.77%) hybris
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Google
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft