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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 23 37 35
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing BDD 19 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.23% 2.54% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.01% 3.05% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 1
Median daily rate £470 £463 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.62% +71.29%  
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 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 316 295 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 87.05% 83.10% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 195 133
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
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 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

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Coventry over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Coventry

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 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 Coventry region with a requirement for BDD.

1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (86.96%) TDD
3 34 (73.91%) .NET
4 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
4 33 (71.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (69.57%) Web Services
6 31 (67.39%) CSS
6 31 (67.39%) HTML
7 30 (65.22%) ASP.NET
7 30 (65.22%) MVC
7 30 (65.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
9 22 (47.83%) SQL
9 22 (47.83%) CRM
9 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (45.65%) Campaign Management
10 21 (45.65%) Migration
10 21 (45.65%) Data Migration
10 21 (45.65%) Data Conversion
10 21 (45.65%) Dynamics CRM
10 21 (45.65%) Marketing
11 19 (41.30%) Scrum
12 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
13 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (30.43%) Kanban
14 14 (30.43%) Web Development
15 13 (28.26%) C#
15 13 (28.26%) Functional Testing
15 13 (28.26%) SOLID
16 12 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design

BDD
Top Related 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 (8.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 33 (71.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.39%) IaaS
2 8 (17.39%) PaaS
2 8 (17.39%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (15.22%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.70%) MSTest
3 4 (8.70%) NUnit
3 4 (8.70%) ReSharper
4 3 (6.52%) MSBuild
4 3 (6.52%) NCover
4 3 (6.52%) NDepend
4 3 (6.52%) NuGet
4 3 (6.52%) StyleCop
5 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.35%) Grunt
5 2 (4.35%) gulp
5 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.35%) Mocha
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (45.65%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) CRM Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 9 (19.57%) .NET Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Digital Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Digital Business Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (10.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Azure Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (73.91%) .NET
2 32 (69.57%) Web Services
3 31 (67.39%) CSS
3 31 (67.39%) HTML
4 30 (65.22%) ASP.NET
4 30 (65.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
6 11 (23.91%) Entity Framework
7 10 (21.74%) HTML5
8 8 (17.39%) Dapper ORM
8 8 (17.39%) LESS
8 8 (17.39%) Sass
9 4 (8.70%) WCF
10 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.52%) Backbone.js
10 3 (6.52%) NHibernate
10 3 (6.52%) Node.js
11 2 (4.35%) CSS3
12 1 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (86.96%) TDD
3 30 (65.22%) MVC
4 22 (47.83%) CRM
5 21 (45.65%) Campaign Management
5 21 (45.65%) Data Conversion
5 21 (45.65%) Data Migration
5 21 (45.65%) Migration
6 19 (41.30%) Scrum
7 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (30.43%) Kanban
8 14 (30.43%) Web Development
9 13 (28.26%) Functional Testing
9 13 (28.26%) SOLID
10 12 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (17.39%) CQRS
11 8 (17.39%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 8 (17.39%) User Stories
11 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) ES6
5 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) CODA