Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 35 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +17
Contract jobs citing BDD 6 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.14% 1.66% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.78% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Luton median daily rate £469 £463 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -4.64% -
10th Percentile £388 £433 £467
90th Percentile £522 £488 £511
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £450 £483
% change year-on-year +2.78% -6.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 257 281 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.46% 93.05% 88.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 211 189
Luton median daily rate £450 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £291 £285 £275
90th Percentile £588 £613 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Luton median hourly rate £20.00 £31.83 £48.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.16% -34.28% +303.54%
10th Percentile £16.50 £17.48 £22.75
90th Percentile £94.00 £46.83 £50.78
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £45.54
% change year-on-year +13.33% -67.06% +97.98%

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

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Luton over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Luton

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

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) CQRS
4 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Kibana
4 3 (50.00%) Microservices
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Core
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Google
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) SDET

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 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) JBehave
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Log4Net
4 1 (16.67%) NSubstitute
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) TestNG
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Core
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) AutoMapper
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Ninject
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) CQRS
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Microservices
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) SDET
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) ATDD
5 1 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Google