Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 19 November 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 47 27
Rank change year-on-year +27 -20 +19
Contract jobs citing BDD 72 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.86% 5.15% 7.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.30% 5.89% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 33 47
Oxford median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £413 £383 £300
90th Percentile £645 £513 £515
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 637 628 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.26% 87.47% 82.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 484 460
Oxford median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £320 £188 £227
90th Percentile £588 £538 £513
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.59 £12.10
90th Percentile £77.50 £47.60 £55.60
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +50.00%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Oxford

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Oxford

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Oxford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 70 (97.22%) TDD
2 61 (84.72%) Java
3 60 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (54.17%) JavaScript
5 37 (51.39%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (48.61%) AngularJS
7 30 (41.67%) React
8 28 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (37.50%) Scrum
10 25 (34.72%) CSS
10 25 (34.72%) Test Automation
11 24 (33.33%) HTML
12 23 (31.94%) Kanban
13 22 (30.56%) QA
13 22 (30.56%) jQuery
13 22 (30.56%) Node.js
14 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
14 21 (29.17%) Pair Programming
15 20 (27.78%) HTML5
15 20 (27.78%) Maven
16 19 (26.39%) Unit Testing
16 19 (26.39%) MongoDB
17 18 (25.00%) Linux
18 17 (23.61%) MVC
19 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
19 16 (22.22%) JUnit
19 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
19 16 (22.22%) Refactoring
19 16 (22.22%) Puppet
20 15 (20.83%) gulp

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (8.33%) JBoss
1 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 37 (51.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) GitHub
3 3 (4.17%) IaaS
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.94%) Redis
3 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.17%) OLAP
3 3 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 20 (27.78%) Maven
3 16 (22.22%) JUnit
4 15 (20.83%) Ant
4 15 (20.83%) Grunt
4 15 (20.83%) gulp
4 15 (20.83%) JIRA
4 15 (20.83%) Mockito
5 14 (19.44%) IntelliJ
6 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.56%) JProfiler
8 4 (5.56%) VisualVM
8 4 (5.56%) YourKit
9 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.78%) JMeter
9 2 (2.78%) Selenium
9 2 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (65.28%) Developer
2 34 (47.22%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Java Team Leader
3 16 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 8 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 7 (9.72%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 6 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.94%) Agile Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Linux Developer
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) QA Leader
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (48.61%) AngularJS
2 30 (41.67%) React
3 25 (34.72%) CSS
4 24 (33.33%) HTML
5 22 (30.56%) jQuery
5 22 (30.56%) Node.js
6 20 (27.78%) HTML5
7 14 (19.44%) Dropwizard
7 14 (19.44%) Hystrix
7 14 (19.44%) Scalatra
7 14 (19.44%) Web Services
8 13 (18.06%) Play Framework
9 9 (12.50%) Spring
10 8 (11.11%) J2EE
10 8 (11.11%) REST
11 7 (9.72%) SOAP
12 5 (6.94%) JSON
12 5 (6.94%) XML
13 4 (5.56%) JAX-RS
13 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.39%) Fintech
2 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.39%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (97.22%) TDD
2 60 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (37.50%) Scrum
5 25 (34.72%) Test Automation
6 23 (31.94%) Kanban
7 21 (29.17%) Pair Programming
8 19 (26.39%) Unit Testing
9 17 (23.61%) MVC
10 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 16 (22.22%) Refactoring
10 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 15 (20.83%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (20.83%) Front End Development
11 15 (20.83%) SOA
11 15 (20.83%) Web Development
12 14 (19.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 14 (19.44%) SOLID
12 14 (19.44%) Web Application Development
13 9 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 61 (84.72%) Java
2 39 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.44%) Groovy
4 4 (5.56%) Scala
4 4 (5.56%) SQL
5 3 (4.17%) C#
6 2 (2.78%) PHP
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.56%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) Puppet
2 15 (20.83%) Ansible
2 15 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) New Relic
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle
2 3 (4.17%) Twitter
2 3 (4.17%) VMware
3 2 (2.78%) Talend
4 1 (1.39%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) Splunk
4 1 (1.39%) Zend