Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 April 2019 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 72 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8 +6
Contract jobs citing BDD 35 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.26% 2.58% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.05% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 10
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +44.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £308 £304 £278
90th Percentile £556 £559 £460
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 942 1,343 1,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 87.63% 84.47% 86.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 736 629
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £240 £263 £270
90th Percentile £630 £553 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 26
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £13.94 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -2.21% +6.46%
10th Percentile £13.25 £8.94 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £24.00 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.25% +7.49%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Milton Keynes

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Milton Keynes

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BDD.

1 24 (68.57%) TDD
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) Banking
3 17 (48.57%) Java
3 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
4 16 (45.71%) JIRA
4 16 (45.71%) Confluence
5 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 15 (42.86%) JSON
5 15 (42.86%) Maven
5 15 (42.86%) Java 8
5 15 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (34.29%) IntelliJ
7 12 (34.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (31.43%) User Stories
8 11 (31.43%) Coaching
8 11 (31.43%) Agile Coaching
9 7 (20.00%) QA
9 7 (20.00%) QA Automation
10 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
10 6 (17.14%) Spring
11 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 5 (14.29%) C#
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) Node.js
11 5 (14.29%) Selenium
11 5 (14.29%) Microservices
11 5 (14.29%) Mentoring

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 16 (45.71%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) ATM
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) JIRA
2 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 15 (42.86%) Maven
3 12 (34.29%) IntelliJ
3 12 (34.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (14.29%) Selenium
5 4 (11.43%) JMeter
5 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.71%) Android Studio
7 2 (5.71%) Appium
7 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.86%) GitLab
8 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (48.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Tester
2 13 (37.14%) Automation Tester
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Coach
4 6 (17.14%) Java Automation Tester
4 6 (17.14%) QA Automation Tester
4 6 (17.14%) QA Tester
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Development Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) JSON
2 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
2 6 (17.14%) Spring
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 5 (14.29%) Node.js
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Core
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.71%) Android SDK
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) iOS SDK
5 2 (5.71%) React
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.86%) Ext JS
6 1 (2.86%) HTML
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) TDD
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
4 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (31.43%) Agile Coaching
5 11 (31.43%) Coaching
5 11 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (31.43%) User Stories
6 7 (20.00%) QA Automation
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.29%) Microservices
8 4 (11.43%) API Testing
8 4 (11.43%) DevOps
8 4 (11.43%) SOLID
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Scrum
11 1 (2.86%) Extreme Programming
11 1 (2.86%) MVC
11 1 (2.86%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) Java 8
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Apple