Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 18 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)
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +45
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.72% 1.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Peterborough median daily rate £350 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £381 £418
% change year-on-year -0.33% -8.68% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire 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 Peterborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 298 178 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 81.20% 78.41% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 97 87
Peterborough median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £255 £185 £198
90th Percentile £475 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 32
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.50 £26.88 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.05% +123.96% -42.17%
10th Percentile £10.14 £9.00 £10.15
90th Percentile £33.20 £45.63 £23.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% +120.59% -38.18%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Peterborough

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for BDD.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (70.00%) RESTful
4 7 (70.00%) ATDD
4 7 (70.00%) JIRA
4 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (70.00%) Retail
4 7 (70.00%) Spring
4 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (60.00%) Atlassian
5 6 (60.00%) Confluence
5 6 (60.00%) User Stories
6 5 (50.00%) SDLC
6 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
6 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (50.00%) NUnit
6 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (50.00%) JUnit
7 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (40.00%) Velocity

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (60.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (70.00%) JIRA
4 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) JUnit
4 5 (50.00%) NUnit
4 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (40.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (40.00%) Gradle
6 3 (30.00%) JMeter
6 3 (30.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
7 2 (20.00%) JBehave
7 2 (20.00%) Robot Framework
7 2 (20.00%) RSpec
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum Master
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) RESTful
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) Velocity
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) ATDD
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) User Stories
4 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) SDLC
4 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Kanban
6 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (20.00%) Component Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) SDET
7 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Atlassian