Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 October 2018 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 West > Devon
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 53 42
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11 +13
Contract jobs citing BDD 47 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 10.15% 1.25% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.02% 1.47% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 10
Devon median daily rate £413 £420 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +35.59% -17.40%
10th Percentile £296 £335 £281
90th Percentile £540 £472 £337
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 391 477 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.45% 85.18% 80.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 284 239
Devon median daily rate £377 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.18% +12.43% -0.07%
10th Percentile £269 £233 £185
90th Percentile £525 £511 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 42
Devon median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -9.68% +101.53%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.72 £11.13
90th Percentile £35.25 £47.13 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Devon

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Devon

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Devon over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Devon

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Devon region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +26 39 £340 -12.82% 11
Plymouth +16 2 £531 +14.00% 2
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for BDD.

1 34 (72.34%) TDD
2 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (46.81%) Test Automation
4 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
6 17 (36.17%) Java
7 16 (34.04%) Python
7 16 (34.04%) Integration Testing
7 16 (34.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (29.79%) SQL
9 13 (27.66%) C#
9 13 (27.66%) .NET
9 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
10 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
11 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
11 11 (23.40%) Selenium
12 10 (21.28%) AWS Certification
13 9 (19.15%) Digital Media
13 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
13 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
14 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
15 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
15 7 (14.89%) Coaching
15 7 (14.89%) Continuous Deployment
16 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
17 5 (10.64%) RESTful
17 5 (10.64%) NUnit
17 5 (10.64%) MVC

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (34.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
2 11 (23.40%) Selenium
3 5 (10.64%) NUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Test Architect
4 9 (19.15%) Test Automation Architect
5 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Developer
7 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Python Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Tester
9 3 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
10 2 (4.26%) Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (4.26%) React Developer
10 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) RESTful
3 4 (8.51%) React
4 3 (6.38%) HTML
4 3 (6.38%) Web Services
5 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.26%) CSS
5 2 (4.26%) Redux
6 1 (2.13%) Angular 2
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.13%) CSS3
6 1 (2.13%) HTML5
6 1 (2.13%) JSON
6 1 (2.13%) LESS
6 1 (2.13%) OpenLayers
6 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.38%) NHS
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) TDD
2 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (46.81%) Test Automation
4 16 (34.04%) Integration Testing
5 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
7 7 (14.89%) Coaching
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.64%) Data Development
8 5 (10.64%) MVC
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.38%) Web Design
11 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.26%) Kanban
11 2 (4.26%) Mobile Development
11 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.17%) Java
3 16 (34.04%) Python
4 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) C#
6 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) AWS Certification
2 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PMO