Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 80 86
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 41 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.58% 1.18% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 1.38% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -26.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £304 £278 £313
90th Percentile £559 £460 £508
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +13.33%
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 1,339 1,162 1,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.21% 85.82% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 625 683
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +14.12%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £555 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.75% - +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 28
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.94 £14.25 £12.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +10.10% -13.72%
10th Percentile £8.94 £9.00 £10.42
90th Percentile £24.00 £38.75 £16.58
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.77
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.33% -1.53%

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 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 38 (92.68%) TDD
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) Finance
4 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
5 12 (29.27%) Spring
5 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
6 11 (26.83%) DevOps
7 10 (24.39%) Spring Boot
7 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
7 10 (24.39%) Selenium
8 9 (21.95%) JIRA
8 9 (21.95%) WebDriver
8 9 (21.95%) C#
8 9 (21.95%) MVC
8 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
9 8 (19.51%) OpenShift
9 8 (19.51%) REST
9 8 (19.51%) OOP
9 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (17.07%) PaaS
10 7 (17.07%) Banking
10 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.07%) .NET
10 7 (17.07%) Scrum
11 6 (14.63%) Microservices
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (14.63%) SOLID
11 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
11 6 (14.63%) SQL

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 5 (12.20%) NServiceBus
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.88%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (19.51%) OpenShift
2 7 (17.07%) PaaS
3 4 (9.76%) IaaS
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.88%) Bluemix
4 2 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.44%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) Redis
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Selenium
2 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.95%) JIRA
2 9 (21.95%) WebDriver
3 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.32%) Appium
6 2 (4.88%) Android Studio
6 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.88%) Calabash
6 2 (4.88%) JMeter
6 2 (4.88%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.88%) Mocha
6 2 (4.88%) Mockito
6 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.44%) Maven
7 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Tester
4 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.76%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) QA Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Architect
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
1 12 (29.27%) Spring
2 10 (24.39%) Spring Boot
3 8 (19.51%) REST
4 7 (17.07%) .NET
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
5 6 (14.63%) WCF
6 5 (12.20%) CSS
6 5 (12.20%) HTML
7 4 (9.76%) J2EE
7 4 (9.76%) React
7 4 (9.76%) RESTful
8 3 (7.32%) Akka
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.32%) HTML5
8 3 (7.32%) Kafka
8 3 (7.32%) SOAP
9 2 (4.88%) Web Services
9 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Animation
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Native
1 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (4.88%) Fintech
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Android
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) TDD
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
4 11 (26.83%) DevOps
5 9 (21.95%) MVC
6 8 (19.51%) OOP
7 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.07%) Scrum
8 6 (14.63%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.63%) Microservices
8 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (14.63%) SOLID
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (12.20%) Web Development
10 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.76%) QA Automation
10 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.32%) Kanban
11 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Ruby
6 4 (9.76%) Apple Swift
7 3 (7.32%) Java 8
7 3 (7.32%) Scala
8 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.88%) C++
8 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.44%) Go
9 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) HP