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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 34 42 34
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.07% 4.32% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 5.01% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 1
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.94 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.44% -  

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 293 359 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.69% 86.09% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 257 147
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Cardiff over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) CSS3
5 6 (35.29%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) Kanban
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (23.53%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
7 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Web Design
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
8 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) HTTP
8 3 (17.65%) JSON
8 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Node.js
8 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
8 3 (17.65%) RESTful

BDD
Top Related 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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Babel
3 1 (5.88%) gulp
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) MbUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.88%) Mocha
3 1 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) CSS3
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 3 (17.65%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
6 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) Sass
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.88%) Express
7 1 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
1 2 (11.76%) W3C
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Kanban
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
4 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (23.53%) Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Go
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Scala
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) WAI
1 2 (11.76%) WCAG
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
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