Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 68 91
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23 -7
Contract jobs citing BDD 28 44 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.83% 2.88% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 3.41% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +0.65% -8.82%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £313
90th Percentile £553 £625 £511
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -8.82%
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 1,284 1,289 1,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.70% 84.47% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 650 703
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £249 £275 £251
90th Percentile £562 £538 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 24 28
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -17.24%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.85 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £19.26 £16.03
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.48% +17.86% -20.00%

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 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BDD.

1 27 (96.43%) TDD
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (32.14%) Pair Programming
5 9 (32.14%) Spring Boot
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (25.00%) Spring
7 7 (25.00%) Microservices
8 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (17.86%) Banking
9 5 (17.86%) JIRA
9 5 (17.86%) C#
9 5 (17.86%) .NET
9 5 (17.86%) React
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 4 (14.29%) QA
10 4 (14.29%) Selenium
10 4 (14.29%) MVC
10 4 (14.29%) Scrum
10 4 (14.29%) Ruby
10 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
10 4 (14.29%) Node.js
11 3 (10.71%) REST

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 3 (10.71%) Apache Spark
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (10.71%) NServiceBus
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Heroku
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) RavenDB
3 2 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.14%) Calabash
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.14%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.57%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.57%) Appium
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) git-flow
5 1 (3.57%) GitLab
5 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.57%) Mocha
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Spring Boot
2 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 7 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (17.86%) .NET
4 5 (17.86%) React
5 4 (14.29%) Node.js
6 3 (10.71%) Kafka
6 3 (10.71%) REST
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.14%) Cocoa
7 2 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (7.14%) Core Animation
7 2 (7.14%) Core Data
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
8 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Native
2 2 (7.14%) Animation
2 2 (7.14%) Fintech
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) TDD
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Pair Programming
4 7 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (25.00%) Microservices
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) MVC
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) OOP
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) CQRS
8 2 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 2 (7.14%) Push Notifications
8 2 (7.14%) QA Automation
8 2 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Apple Swift
5 3 (10.71%) Scala
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Go
7 1 (3.57%) Groovy
7 1 (3.57%) Java 8
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Google
1 1 (3.57%) SAP