Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 27 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.52% 3.93% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 4.35% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Luton median daily rate £463 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -7.22% -
10th Percentile £395 £425 £463
90th Percentile £499 £486 £508
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% -
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 244 276 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 92.42% 90.49% 87.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 207 162
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £258 £335 £304
90th Percentile £588 £645 £600
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +258.68% -30.00%
10th Percentile £49.50 £49.02 £11.57
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.75 £28.40
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £13.03
% change year-on-year -11.11% +72.74% -65.27%

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Luton

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) LINQ
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Kibana
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch

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 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) CQRS
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Google