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 3 months to 26 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)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 42 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.80% 1.71% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.02% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £374
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.28% -  

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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 199 346 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 79.92% 84.60% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 211 164
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Coventry region with a requirement for BDD.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) TDD
3 13 (68.42%) .NET
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) Web Services
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 9 (47.37%) MVC
6 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
7 8 (42.11%) Scrum
7 8 (42.11%) CSS
7 8 (42.11%) HTML
7 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (42.11%) SOLID
8 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
8 7 (36.84%) C#
8 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
8 7 (36.84%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (31.58%) Kanban
9 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) CRM
10 5 (26.32%) Migration
10 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
10 5 (26.32%) Data Conversion
10 5 (26.32%) Marketing
10 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js
10 5 (26.32%) Node.js

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 4 (21.05%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
2 4 (21.05%) MSTest
2 4 (21.05%) NUnit
2 4 (21.05%) ReSharper
3 3 (15.79%) MSBuild
3 3 (15.79%) NCover
3 3 (15.79%) NDepend
3 3 (15.79%) NuGet
3 3 (15.79%) StyleCop
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Grunt
4 2 (10.53%) gulp
4 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
4 2 (10.53%) Mocha
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) CRM Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Azure Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js
5 5 (26.32%) Node.js
6 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
6 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
7 3 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (10.53%) CSS3
9 1 (5.26%) LESS
9 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) SOLID
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (31.58%) CRM
6 6 (31.58%) Kanban
7 5 (26.32%) Campaign Management
7 5 (26.32%) Data Conversion
7 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
7 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (15.79%) ATDD
9 3 (15.79%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.79%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.53%) ES6
5 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) CODA