Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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 17 August 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)
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing BDD 32 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 9.30% 4.33% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 5.08% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 10
Hounslow median daily rate £519 £525 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +6.87% +0.26%
10th Percentile £445 £441 £335
90th Percentile £614 £563 £548
West London median daily rate £515 £490 £490
% change year-on-year +5.10% - +15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hounslow median hourly rate - - £55.00
West London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 Hounslow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 304 197 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 88.37% 85.28% 88.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 100 175
Hounslow median daily rate £475 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -4.49% +7.88%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £263
90th Percentile £625 £550 £575
West London median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 10
Hounslow median hourly rate £27.50 £15.49 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.56% -31.92% +22.97%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £15.89
90th Percentile £44.38 £114.38 £58.91
West London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £17.95
% change year-on-year +27.12% +64.35% -5.53%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Hounslow

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Hounslow

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Hounslow over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Hounslow

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Isleworth -3 18 £525 - 5
Osterley +10 6 £400 -10.31%
Chiswick - 6 £525 -
Feltham +2 1 £495 -0.75%
Brentford - 1 £575 -
BDD
West London

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Hounslow region with a requirement for BDD.

1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) TDD
3 20 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (50.00%) Java
5 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
7 13 (40.63%) Pair Programming
8 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
9 11 (34.38%) Kanban
9 11 (34.38%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
10 10 (31.25%) Node.js
10 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
10 10 (31.25%) Scrum
11 9 (28.13%) CSS
11 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
11 9 (28.13%) User Stories
12 8 (25.00%) High Availability
12 8 (25.00%) Open Source
12 8 (25.00%) SQL
13 7 (21.88%) HTML
13 7 (21.88%) Spring
13 7 (21.88%) RESTful
13 7 (21.88%) QA
13 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
13 7 (21.88%) Microservices
13 7 (21.88%) React
14 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (18.75%) Over-the-Top Content

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 (6.25%) Confluence
1 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Akamai
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.25%) Hazelcast
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 5 (15.63%) JUnit
5 4 (12.50%) Mockito
6 3 (9.38%) CircleCI
6 3 (9.38%) JIRA
6 3 (9.38%) NUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium
7 2 (6.25%) Gatling
7 2 (6.25%) Gradle
7 2 (6.25%) Hudson
7 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
7 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 2 (6.25%) Maven
7 2 (6.25%) Mocha
8 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
8 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.38%) React Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Product Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Node.js
2 9 (28.13%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) React
3 7 (21.88%) RESTful
3 7 (21.88%) Spring
4 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) REST
5 5 (15.63%) Spring Boot
6 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.50%) CSS3
6 4 (12.50%) HTML5
7 3 (9.38%) Velocity
8 2 (6.25%) .NET
8 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
8 2 (6.25%) Grails
8 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.25%) JPA
8 2 (6.25%) spray
8 2 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Over-the-Top Content
1 6 (18.75%) Video on Demand
2 5 (15.63%) Video\Live Streaming
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) User Experience
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.25%) Chromecast
5 2 (6.25%) IPTV
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.13%) Apple TV
6 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.13%) PlayStation
6 1 (3.13%) STB
6 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (9.38%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) TDD
3 20 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 13 (40.63%) Pair Programming
7 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 11 (34.38%) Acceptance Criteria
8 11 (34.38%) Kanban
9 10 (31.25%) Scrum
10 9 (28.13%) User Stories
11 8 (25.00%) High Availability
11 8 (25.00%) Open Source
12 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
12 7 (21.88%) Microservices
13 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (15.63%) DevOps
14 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
15 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Scala
5 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) Groovy
6 2 (6.25%) Java 8
6 2 (6.25%) Kotlin
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Terraform
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Grafana
2 2 (6.25%) Kibana
2 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.25%) logstash
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) AppDynamics
1 2 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (3.13%) Apple
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Samsung
2 1 (3.13%) Sony