Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 86 75
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11 -16
Contract jobs citing BDD 51 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.25% 0.56% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 0.67% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 26
Milton Keynes median daily rate £390 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £315
90th Percentile £625 £503 £445
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £41.25 -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1316 1203 1439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 83.98% 83.89% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 690 807
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +8.15% +5.63%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £528 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 17
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.65% +29.12%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.00 £9.85
90th Percentile £19.10 £15.70 £40.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +10.00% -25.69% +31.50%

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 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BDD.

1 49 (96.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (72.55%) Java
3 34 (66.67%) TDD
4 26 (50.98%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (45.10%) Ruby
5 23 (45.10%) Scrum
6 21 (41.18%) Microservices
7 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
8 19 (37.25%) Finance
8 19 (37.25%) Test Automation
9 18 (35.29%) Spring
9 18 (35.29%) Banking
10 17 (33.33%) JIRA
11 16 (31.37%) Kanban
11 16 (31.37%) SOA
12 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
13 14 (27.45%) MVC
13 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
14 13 (25.49%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (25.49%) SOLID
15 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
16 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (21.57%) Selenium
16 11 (21.57%) Retail
16 11 (21.57%) C#
16 11 (21.57%) REST
17 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
17 10 (19.61%) TeamCity
18 9 (17.65%) SQL
18 9 (17.65%) J2EE

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 7 (13.73%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (13.73%) Confluence
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (15.69%) PaaS
4 7 (13.73%) Bluemix
4 7 (13.73%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.92%) Slack
6 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Big Data
1 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.84%) Redis
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
2 17 (33.33%) JIRA
3 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 11 (21.57%) Selenium
5 10 (19.61%) TeamCity
6 8 (15.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (13.73%) Protractor
8 6 (11.76%) Mocha
8 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
9 5 (9.80%) Bitbucket
9 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
9 5 (9.80%) GitLab
9 5 (9.80%) Jasmine
9 5 (9.80%) JUnit
9 5 (9.80%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (9.80%) Maven
9 5 (9.80%) Mockito
10 4 (7.84%) Appium
10 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (7.84%) Calabash
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 18 (35.29%) Banking
3 11 (21.57%) Retail
4 6 (11.76%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Automotive
5 2 (3.92%) German Language
6 1 (1.96%) Games
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 19 (37.25%) Java Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Test Architect
6 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Angular Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Automation Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Tester
7 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Azure Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) Spring
2 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
3 11 (21.57%) REST
4 9 (17.65%) J2EE
5 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
5 8 (15.69%) SOAP
5 8 (15.69%) Spring MVC
6 7 (13.73%) JDBC
6 7 (13.73%) JMS
6 7 (13.73%) JMX
6 7 (13.73%) XML
7 6 (11.76%) .NET
7 6 (11.76%) Kafka
7 6 (11.76%) Spring Boot
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
8 5 (9.80%) Node.js
8 5 (9.80%) React
8 5 (9.80%) Web Services
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.84%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Cloud Native
1 7 (13.73%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Fintech
3 1 (1.96%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Android
1 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
1 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (96.08%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (66.67%) TDD
3 26 (50.98%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (45.10%) Scrum
5 21 (41.18%) Microservices
6 19 (37.25%) Test Automation
7 16 (31.37%) Kanban
7 16 (31.37%) SOA
8 14 (27.45%) MVC
9 13 (25.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (25.49%) SOLID
10 7 (13.73%) OO
10 7 (13.73%) OOP
10 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
10 7 (13.73%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (13.73%) Workflow
11 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
12 5 (9.80%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) Java
2 23 (45.10%) Ruby
3 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) C#
5 9 (17.65%) SQL
6 7 (13.73%) Go
7 4 (7.84%) Apple Swift
7 4 (7.84%) C++
7 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.92%) HiveQL
8 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.96%) F#
9 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
1 4 (7.84%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Marathon
1 3 (5.88%) Mesos
2 2 (3.92%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) IBM
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) MapR