Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 27 July 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 33 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +12
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.41% 2.40% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.73% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Luton median daily rate £475 £485 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £483 -
% change year-on-year -27.46% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 269 293 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 92.44% 87.72% 90.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 201 213
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £275 £313 £263
90th Percentile £595 £606 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £433 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.14% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 18
Luton median hourly rate £14.00 £48.23 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.97% +126.96% -43.33%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £45.54 £35.50
% change year-on-year -60.47% +28.27% +36.12%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Luton

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Luton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (57.14%) ATDD
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) SDET
3 3 (42.86%) API Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) TestNG
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) TestNG
4 1 (14.29%) Ant
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) ATDD
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (57.14%) SDET
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SEO
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle