Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 63 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing BDD 35 59 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.78% 3.34% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 3.96% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £290 £313 £285
90th Percentile £775 £519 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +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 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 1,114 1,490 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.34% 84.47% 86.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 773 639
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.73% +7.92%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £525 £562
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +3.70% -0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 40
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.90 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £14.75
% change year-on-year -13.84% +14.10% -8.21%

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 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) TDD
3 20 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 18 (51.43%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
6 14 (40.00%) Java
7 12 (34.29%) Selenium
8 9 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
9 8 (22.86%) C#
9 8 (22.86%) Scrum
9 8 (22.86%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (20.00%) Community of Practice
10 7 (20.00%) C++
10 7 (20.00%) .NET
10 7 (20.00%) OOP
10 7 (20.00%) OO
10 7 (20.00%) Python
10 7 (20.00%) Finance
10 7 (20.00%) Open Source
10 7 (20.00%) Coaching
11 6 (17.14%) Appium
11 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
11 6 (17.14%) API Integration
11 6 (17.14%) SpecFlow
11 6 (17.14%) Behat
11 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (17.14%) PHP
11 6 (17.14%) QA
11 6 (17.14%) Agile Coaching

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 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (11.43%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.71%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) Appium
3 6 (17.14%) SpecFlow
4 5 (14.29%) JIRA
5 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (8.57%) Calabash
7 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.71%) Travis CI
7 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.86%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.86%) git-flow
8 1 (2.86%) GitLab
8 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Test Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Tester
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Coach
4 5 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 5 (14.29%) JSP Developer
4 5 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
4 5 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 5 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) Behat
2 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
3 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) LESS
4 4 (11.43%) Node.js
4 4 (11.43%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.71%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.86%) Ext JS
6 1 (2.86%) J2EE
6 1 (2.86%) Marionette.js
6 1 (2.86%) React
6 1 (2.86%) RequireJS
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (14.29%) iPad
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Android
2 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) TDD
3 20 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 18 (51.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (22.86%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (22.86%) Scrum
7 7 (20.00%) Coaching
7 7 (20.00%) Community of Practice
7 7 (20.00%) OO
7 7 (20.00%) OOP
7 7 (20.00%) Open Source
8 6 (17.14%) Agile Coaching
8 6 (17.14%) API Integration
8 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
8 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (17.14%) Technical Leadership
9 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) C#
4 7 (20.00%) C++
4 7 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby
7 2 (5.71%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Groovy
8 1 (2.86%) Java 8
8 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
1 5 (14.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) ATG
1 5 (14.29%) Demandware
1 5 (14.29%) hybris
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat