Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 56 67
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 39 62 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.78% 3.66% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 4.38% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £463 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +3.90% -9.41%
10th Percentile £290 £350 £310
90th Percentile £775 £625 £498
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% -10.59%
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 1,216 1,416 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.61% 83.69% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 722 636
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £238 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £530 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £13.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.90% +16.04% -14.88%
10th Percentile £9.53 £8.59 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.80 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.45% -17.14%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) TDD
3 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
4 19 (48.72%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (43.59%) Java
6 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
7 13 (33.33%) Selenium
8 9 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (20.51%) Spring Boot
9 8 (20.51%) C#
9 8 (20.51%) Python
9 8 (20.51%) Scrum
9 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
10 7 (17.95%) Open Source
10 7 (17.95%) Pair Programming
10 7 (17.95%) QA
10 7 (17.95%) C++
10 7 (17.95%) .NET
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) OOP
10 7 (17.95%) OO
10 7 (17.95%) Coaching
10 7 (17.95%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (15.38%) Appium
11 6 (15.38%) API Integration
11 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (15.38%) PHP
11 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
11 6 (15.38%) JIRA
11 6 (15.38%) Spring

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 (12.82%) WebSphere
1 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (10.26%) Confluence
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.56%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Heroku
2 2 (5.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) Redis
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Selenium
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.38%) Appium
3 6 (15.38%) JIRA
3 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.26%) Calabash
6 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
7 2 (5.13%) Travis CI
7 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.56%) git-flow
8 1 (2.56%) GitLab
8 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Automation Tester
2 8 (20.51%) Tester
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Test Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Coach
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (15.38%) QA Automation Tester
4 6 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 5 (12.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (12.82%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (12.82%) HTML Developer
5 5 (12.82%) JSP Developer
5 5 (12.82%) UI Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Spring Boot
2 7 (17.95%) .NET
3 6 (15.38%) Behat
3 6 (15.38%) Spring
4 5 (12.82%) CSS
4 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) LESS
5 4 (10.26%) Node.js
6 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.13%) REST
6 2 (5.13%) SOAP
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.56%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.56%) Hystrix
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE
7 1 (2.56%) Kafka
7 1 (2.56%) React
7 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.56%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
1 5 (12.82%) iPad
1 5 (12.82%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Android
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) TDD
3 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
4 19 (48.72%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
7 7 (17.95%) Coaching
7 7 (17.95%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (17.95%) OO
7 7 (17.95%) OOP
7 7 (17.95%) Open Source
7 7 (17.95%) Pair Programming
8 6 (15.38%) API Integration
8 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (12.82%) DevOps
9 5 (12.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
9 5 (12.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) PHP
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby
7 3 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
8 2 (5.13%) Groovy
8 2 (5.13%) VB
9 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.56%) Java 8
9 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
1 5 (12.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) ATG
1 5 (12.82%) Demandware
1 5 (12.82%) hybris
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat