Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 56 79
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 37 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.60% 2.30% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.81% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 24
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £381 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% -8.68% +15.17%
10th Percentile £294 £266 £349
90th Percentile £480 £464 £519
East of England median daily rate £445 £488 £384
% change year-on-year -8.72% +27.04% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1190 925 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.57% 82.00% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 437 740
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 95 82
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.60 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £51.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Cambridgeshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Cambridgeshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Cambridgeshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cambridge -7 14 £425 +9.68%
Peterborough -6 10 £350 +27.27% 3
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) TDD
2 21 (56.76%) Java
3 20 (54.05%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (51.35%) Selenium
4 19 (51.35%) C#
5 18 (48.65%) Scrum
6 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
6 15 (40.54%) RESTful
7 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
7 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
7 13 (35.14%) Spring
7 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
8 12 (32.43%) Finance
8 12 (32.43%) .NET
8 12 (32.43%) OO
8 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
8 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (32.43%) TeamCity
8 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
9 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
9 11 (29.73%) Microservices
10 10 (27.03%) Docker
10 10 (27.03%) .NET Core
10 10 (27.03%) ATDD
10 10 (27.03%) Node.js
10 10 (27.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (27.03%) JIRA
10 10 (27.03%) JMeter
11 9 (24.32%) Advertising

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 9 (24.32%) Confluence
1 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (24.32%) Google Analytics
2 9 (24.32%) PaaS
3 5 (13.51%) BrowserStack
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
2 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
2 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
3 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
3 12 (32.43%) TeamCity
4 10 (27.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (27.03%) JIRA
4 10 (27.03%) JMeter
5 8 (21.62%) JUnit
6 7 (18.92%) WebDriver
7 6 (16.22%) Maven
7 6 (16.22%) NUnit
8 5 (13.51%) Appium
8 5 (13.51%) Bitbucket
8 5 (13.51%) Gradle
9 4 (10.81%) JBehave
9 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
10 3 (8.11%) FitNesse
10 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (8.11%) Robot Framework
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Advertising
2 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 9 (24.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Architect
1 9 (24.32%) Solutions Architect
1 9 (24.32%) Tester
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce Architect
2 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Scrum Master
4 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) RESTful
2 13 (35.14%) Spring
3 12 (32.43%) .NET
4 10 (27.03%) .NET Core
4 10 (27.03%) Node.js
5 9 (24.32%) Kafka
6 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
7 6 (16.22%) Gherkin
7 6 (16.22%) HTML
7 6 (16.22%) REST
8 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.51%) CSS
8 5 (13.51%) Velocity
9 4 (10.81%) jQuery
9 4 (10.81%) Web Services
10 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
10 3 (8.11%) HTML5
10 3 (8.11%) LESS
10 3 (8.11%) Sass
10 3 (8.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (10.81%) Virtual Team
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) TDD
3 20 (54.05%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (48.65%) Scrum
5 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
6 12 (32.43%) OO
7 11 (29.73%) Microservices
8 10 (27.03%) ATDD
9 9 (24.32%) Analytics
9 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
9 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
9 9 (24.32%) User Stories
10 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
11 7 (18.92%) SDET
11 7 (18.92%) SDLC
12 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Open Source
12 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.41%) Groovy
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Atlassian
1 9 (24.32%) Google
2 2 (5.41%) WSO2
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle