Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 60 80
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20 -21
Contract jobs citing BDD 49 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.93% 2.20% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.56% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 21
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -9.41% +2.41%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £310
90th Percentile £537 £520 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £386 £413
% change year-on-year +10.03% -6.36% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 1,399 1,055 1,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.57% 85.84% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 629 756
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £413 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +6.11% +11.07%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.25% +5.33%
10th Percentile £9.18 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.40 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +15.00% -5.42% +22.00%

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 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 44 (89.80%) TDD
2 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (51.02%) Java
4 24 (48.98%) Test Automation
5 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (44.90%) Jenkins
6 17 (34.69%) Finance
6 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
7 16 (32.65%) JIRA
8 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 14 (28.57%) C#
8 14 (28.57%) SQL
8 14 (28.57%) E-Commerce
9 13 (26.53%) Selenium
9 13 (26.53%) REST
9 13 (26.53%) Big Data
10 12 (24.49%) QA
10 12 (24.49%) Hadoop
10 12 (24.49%) Scrum
10 12 (24.49%) MVC
11 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
11 11 (22.45%) Ruby
12 10 (20.41%) Banking
12 10 (20.41%) Spring
12 10 (20.41%) Performance Testing
12 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
12 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (18.37%) SDLC
13 9 (18.37%) SOLID
13 9 (18.37%) 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 6 (12.24%) NServiceBus
2 5 (10.20%) Confluence
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (16.33%) OpenShift
2 6 (12.24%) PaaS
3 4 (8.16%) BlazeMeter
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.12%) Slack
5 2 (4.08%) Bluemix
5 2 (4.08%) IaaS
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Big Data
2 12 (24.49%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.16%) Redis
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.08%) DB2
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Jenkins
2 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
3 16 (32.65%) JIRA
4 13 (26.53%) Selenium
5 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
6 9 (18.37%) Cucumber
7 6 (12.24%) Calabash
7 6 (12.24%) JMeter
8 5 (10.20%) Appium
9 4 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (8.16%) Bitbucket
9 4 (8.16%) Gatling
9 4 (8.16%) Mockito
10 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
10 3 (6.12%) IntelliJ
10 3 (6.12%) Maven
10 3 (6.12%) NUnit
10 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
10 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (12.24%) Retail Banking
5 4 (8.16%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (8.16%) Retail
6 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.08%) Marketing
7 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Architect
2 11 (22.45%) Test Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Tester
5 8 (16.33%) Automation Tester
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.16%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Leader
7 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Data Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Test Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) REST
2 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
2 10 (20.41%) Spring
3 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (16.33%) SOAP
3 8 (16.33%) WCF
4 7 (14.29%) .NET
4 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 7 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 6 (12.24%) J2EE
5 6 (12.24%) Web Services
6 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
6 5 (10.20%) JSON
6 5 (10.20%) RESTful
7 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.16%) Taurus
8 3 (6.12%) Akka
8 3 (6.12%) Cascading
8 3 (6.12%) Kafka
8 3 (6.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Android
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.16%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) TDD
2 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.98%) Test Automation
4 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 12 (24.49%) MVC
6 12 (24.49%) Scrum
7 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (20.41%) Performance Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Data Entry
8 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
8 9 (18.37%) SDLC
8 9 (18.37%) SOLID
9 8 (16.33%) DevOps
9 8 (16.33%) OOP
9 8 (16.33%) Workflow
10 7 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (14.29%) ETL
10 7 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) C#
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 11 (22.45%) Ruby
4 4 (8.16%) Apple Swift
5 3 (6.12%) HiveQL
6 2 (4.08%) C
7 1 (2.04%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) ISEB
1 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) MapR
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.04%) SAP