The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 23 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 24 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.56% 5.17% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 6.67% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 8
Median daily rate £350 £463 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +13.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £283 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £521 £463
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 £48.75 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.37% -  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 285 225 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 88.79% 77.59% 83.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 169 217
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 11
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.04% +26.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £19.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Cardiff

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

1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) RESTful
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
7 2 (16.67%) Sass
7 2 (16.67%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) Node.js

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Babel
3 1 (8.33%) gulp
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) MbUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) Mocha
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) webpack
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (16.67%) Node.js
5 2 (16.67%) React
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) Sass
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
6 1 (8.33%) Django
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) Velocity
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
6 1 (8.33%) Context-Driven Testing
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile First
6 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) WAI
2 1 (8.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Apple
1 1 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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