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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 34 31
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3  
Contract jobs citing BDD 30 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.23% 4.29% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.87% 5.39% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 17
Oxford median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
10th Percentile £338 £413 £370
90th Percentile £578 £525 £515
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 276 241 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 84.92% 79.54% 84.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 775 1036
Oxford median daily rate £488 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.90% +2.50%  
10th Percentile £338 £306 £263
90th Percentile £588 £525 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £420 £403
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Oxford median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -41.81%  
10th Percentile £11.37 £13.80 £8.25
90th Percentile £29.75 £48.75 £47.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -7.81% -27.27%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 34 (94.44%) TDD
2 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 18 (50.00%) Java
5 16 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 13 (36.11%) MongoDB
6 13 (36.11%) Node.js
6 13 (36.11%) HTML
6 13 (36.11%) CSS
7 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (30.56%) HTML5
8 11 (30.56%) JIRA
9 10 (27.78%) Scrum
9 10 (27.78%) Front End Development
10 9 (25.00%) QA
10 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (22.22%) Kanban
11 8 (22.22%) Selenium
11 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 8 (22.22%) Pair Programming
11 8 (22.22%) MVC
12 7 (19.44%) React
12 7 (19.44%) gulp
12 7 (19.44%) SOA
12 7 (19.44%) Web Development
12 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
12 7 (19.44%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (19.44%) Grunt

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 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (5.56%) GitHub
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) MongoDB
2 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.33%) Redis
6 2 (5.56%) MySQL
7 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (30.56%) JIRA
3 8 (22.22%) Selenium
4 7 (19.44%) Grunt
4 7 (19.44%) gulp
5 6 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 6 (16.67%) IntelliJ
6 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
6 5 (13.89%) Mocha
7 4 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 3 (8.33%) JUnit
8 3 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
9 2 (5.56%) JProfiler
9 2 (5.56%) Maven
9 2 (5.56%) Protractor
9 2 (5.56%) VisualVM
9 2 (5.56%) YourKit
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Node.js Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Talend Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Tester
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) CSS
1 13 (36.11%) HTML
1 13 (36.11%) Node.js
2 11 (30.56%) HTML5
3 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (19.44%) React
5 6 (16.67%) Dropwizard
5 6 (16.67%) Hystrix
5 6 (16.67%) Play Framework
5 6 (16.67%) Scalatra
5 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (13.89%) Chai
7 3 (8.33%) Behat
7 3 (8.33%) CSS3
7 3 (8.33%) JSON
7 3 (8.33%) REST
7 3 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (5.56%) JAX-RS
8 2 (5.56%) jQuery
8 2 (5.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) TDD
2 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.78%) Front End Development
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) Kanban
6 8 (22.22%) MVC
6 8 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (19.44%) SOA
7 7 (19.44%) Web Development
8 6 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
8 6 (16.67%) SOLID
8 6 (16.67%) Web Application Development
9 4 (11.11%) DevOps
9 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Groovy
3 6 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (11.11%) Scala
5 3 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) New Relic
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Talend
4 2 (5.56%) Zend
5 1 (2.78%) HP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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