Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 20 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 57 61
Rank change year-on-year +37 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing BDD 53 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 7.17% 2.30% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 2.59% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 5
Coventry median daily rate £450 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.87% +12.69% -30.67%
10th Percentile £315 £311 £268
90th Percentile £525 £413 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.54% - -

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 622 926 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.17% 88.61% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 647 398
Coventry median daily rate £420 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.56% +10.36%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £254
90th Percentile £548 £543 £559
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 31
Coventry median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Coventry

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Coventry

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Coventry over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 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 Coventry region with a requirement for BDD.

1 46 (86.79%) C#
1 46 (86.79%) .NET
2 44 (83.02%) MVC
2 44 (83.02%) TDD
3 40 (75.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (71.70%) Git (software)
5 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (69.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (66.04%) Kanban
6 35 (66.04%) Scrum
7 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
8 25 (47.17%) SOLID
9 24 (45.28%) HTML
9 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
9 24 (45.28%) CSS
9 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (41.51%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
11 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
11 20 (37.74%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (32.08%) Web Services
13 16 (30.19%) Dapper ORM
14 13 (24.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 12 (22.64%) Wiki
15 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
16 11 (20.75%) SEO
16 11 (20.75%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (18.87%) Node.js
17 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
17 10 (18.87%) Refactoring

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 11 (20.75%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) IaaS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (71.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) Selenium
2 6 (11.32%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.55%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.77%) JMeter
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.55%) Advertising
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Developer
2 32 (60.38%) .NET Developer
3 20 (37.74%) Azure Developer
4 11 (20.75%) C# Developer
5 10 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Agile Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
9 4 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Lead Developer
9 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Angular Developer
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (86.79%) .NET
2 37 (69.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
3 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (45.28%) CSS
3 24 (45.28%) HTML
4 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
5 17 (32.08%) Web Services
6 16 (30.19%) Dapper ORM
7 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
7 10 (18.87%) Node.js
8 6 (11.32%) Backbone.js
8 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
8 6 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (11.32%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (7.55%) RESTful
9 4 (7.55%) WCF
10 3 (5.66%) HTML5
11 2 (3.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (22.64%) Wiki
3 7 (13.21%) User Experience
4 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) MVC
1 44 (83.02%) TDD
2 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (66.04%) Kanban
3 35 (66.04%) Scrum
4 25 (47.17%) SOLID
5 22 (41.51%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (24.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
8 11 (20.75%) SEO
9 10 (18.87%) Pair Programming
9 10 (18.87%) Refactoring
10 8 (15.09%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (9.43%) Front End Development
12 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
12 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
13 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
13 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) C#
2 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.21%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Java
4 4 (7.55%) Ruby
4 4 (7.55%) VB
4 4 (7.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft