The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 March 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 73 62
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11  
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.54% 0.79% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.03% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 13
Median daily rate £381 £407 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.26% +14.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £498 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.94 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.44% -  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 519 780 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.97% 77.30% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 421 402
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing BDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Reading

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Reading

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Reading over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for BDD.

1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
4 13 (48.15%) Data Protection
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) Selenium
6 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
7 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
9 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
9 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
9 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
9 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 3 (11.11%) Android
9 3 (11.11%) Load Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) Spring
9 3 (11.11%) JIRA
10 2 (7.41%) QA
10 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Retail
10 2 (7.41%) Subversion

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) OLTP
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
3 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.41%) Appium
5 2 (7.41%) Bugzilla
5 2 (7.41%) JUnit
5 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Calabash
6 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.70%) JMeter
6 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.70%) NUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Protractor
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Scrum Master
3 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
3 3 (11.11%) Spring
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Apache CXF
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (3.70%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
4 13 (48.15%) Data Protection
5 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 5 (18.52%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 3 (11.11%) Load Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
9 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Go
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Scala
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) IFRS
2 1 (3.70%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Apigee
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
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