The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
Rank 2 10 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 55.56% 2.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 62.50% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £925 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.18% -  
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 Rickmansworth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Rickmansworth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 8 23 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 88.89% 65.71% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 18
Median daily rate £450 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 £620 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 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 Rickmansworth

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Rickmansworth

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Rickmansworth over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Rickmansworth

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 24 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for BDD.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) Software Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Selenium
4 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
5 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
5 7 (63.64%) JIRA
5 7 (63.64%) Java
6 6 (54.55%) Gherkin
6 6 (54.55%) ATDD
6 6 (54.55%) JBehave
6 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
6 6 (54.55%) Open Source
6 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
6 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
7 5 (45.45%) Kanban
7 5 (45.45%) Confluence
7 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
8 4 (36.36%) QA
8 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (36.36%) High Availability
8 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
9 3 (27.27%) RESTful
9 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 3 (27.27%) Atlassian
9 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
9 3 (27.27%) Hibernate

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 (45.45%) Confluence
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 6 (54.55%) JBehave
3 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) JUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (18.18%) Mockito
6 2 (18.18%) Moq
6 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Automation Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum Master
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Gherkin
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) Software Testing
5 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
6 6 (54.55%) ATDD
6 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
6 6 (54.55%) Open Source
6 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
7 5 (45.45%) Kanban
7 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
8 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (36.36%) High Availability
8 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 2 (18.18%) People Management
9 2 (18.18%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle