Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 66 78
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -27
Contract jobs citing BDD 57 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.23% 1.96% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 2.30% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 29
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +0.59%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £310
90th Percentile £521 £475 £455
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £41.25 -

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 1481 1044 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.91% 85.43% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 624 823
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.82% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £232 £260
90th Percentile £530 £563 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 42
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +1.79% +8.44%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +13.33% -7.06% +24.15%

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 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 48 (84.21%) TDD
2 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (54.39%) Java
4 29 (50.88%) Jenkins
5 27 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (45.61%) Test Automation
7 24 (42.11%) Finance
8 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
9 21 (36.84%) Scrum
10 19 (33.33%) Ruby
10 19 (33.33%) JIRA
11 17 (29.82%) Banking
12 16 (28.07%) MVC
12 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
12 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
13 15 (26.32%) Selenium
13 15 (26.32%) Big Data
14 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
14 14 (24.56%) SOLID
14 14 (24.56%) C#
14 14 (24.56%) SQL
15 13 (22.81%) QA
15 13 (22.81%) Spring
15 13 (22.81%) Hadoop
15 13 (22.81%) REST
16 12 (21.05%) Kanban
16 12 (21.05%) Performance Testing
17 11 (19.30%) Microservices
18 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
18 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery

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 6 (10.53%) Confluence
2 5 (8.77%) NServiceBus
3 4 (7.02%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) BlazeMeter
3 4 (7.02%) PaaS
3 4 (7.02%) Slack
4 3 (5.26%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.51%) Bluemix
5 2 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) Big Data
2 13 (22.81%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.02%) Apache Hive
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) Redis
5 2 (3.51%) DB2
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (50.88%) Jenkins
2 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
3 19 (33.33%) JIRA
4 15 (26.32%) Selenium
5 10 (17.54%) Cucumber
5 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
6 7 (12.28%) Mockito
7 6 (10.53%) JMeter
7 6 (10.53%) Maven
7 6 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
8 5 (8.77%) Calabash
8 5 (8.77%) JUnit
9 4 (7.02%) Appium
9 4 (7.02%) Gatling
9 4 (7.02%) Jasmine
9 4 (7.02%) Protractor
10 3 (5.26%) Gradle
10 3 (5.26%) gulp
10 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 17 (29.82%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Retail
6 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.51%) Marketing
7 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Architect
2 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Test Architect
4 10 (17.54%) Tester
5 9 (15.79%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Angular Developer
8 4 (7.02%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (7.02%) QA Tester
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
9 3 (5.26%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Performance Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Performance Test Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Senior QA Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
2 13 (22.81%) REST
2 13 (22.81%) Spring
3 10 (17.54%) SOAP
4 8 (14.04%) .NET
4 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
5 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (12.28%) J2EE
5 7 (12.28%) Spring MVC
5 7 (12.28%) WCF
5 7 (12.28%) Web Services
6 6 (10.53%) React
6 6 (10.53%) RESTful
7 5 (8.77%) JSON
8 4 (7.02%) Cascading
8 4 (7.02%) Kafka
8 4 (7.02%) Spring Boot
8 4 (7.02%) Taurus
9 3 (5.26%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Cloud Native
1 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) TDD
2 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (45.61%) Test Automation
5 21 (36.84%) Scrum
6 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
6 16 (28.07%) MVC
7 14 (24.56%) SOLID
8 12 (21.05%) Kanban
8 12 (21.05%) Performance Testing
9 11 (19.30%) Microservices
10 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
10 10 (17.54%) Workflow
11 9 (15.79%) Data Entry
11 9 (15.79%) SDLC
11 9 (15.79%) SOA
11 9 (15.79%) Test Strategy
12 8 (14.04%) ETL
13 6 (10.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) Ruby
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.56%) C#
4 14 (24.56%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) HiveQL
6 3 (5.26%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.51%) C
7 2 (3.51%) Go
8 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.75%) Python
8 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) ISEB
1 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Apache Flume
2 3 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (7.02%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) HP
1 4 (7.02%) MapR
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.75%) SAP