The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 19 38 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1  
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.73% 2.71% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 3.49% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 4
Median daily rate £355 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -2.92% -  

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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 272 258 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.53% 77.71% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 183 237
Median daily rate £418 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Swindon

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Swindon over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Swindon

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 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 Swindon region with a requirement for BDD.

1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (63.83%) Scrum
2 30 (63.83%) Java
3 27 (57.45%) Selenium
4 26 (55.32%) Cucumber
5 23 (48.94%) TDD
5 23 (48.94%) REST
6 19 (40.43%) SOAP
7 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
8 16 (34.04%) CSS
8 16 (34.04%) MVC
8 16 (34.04%) HTML
9 14 (29.79%) Kanban
10 13 (27.66%) jQuery
10 13 (27.66%) Finance
10 13 (27.66%) Web Services
10 13 (27.66%) Spring
11 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
11 12 (25.53%) Gherkin
12 11 (23.40%) SpecFlow
12 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
12 11 (23.40%) Maven
13 10 (21.28%) Jasmine
13 10 (21.28%) Bitbucket
13 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
14 9 (19.15%) Sencha
14 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (19.15%) Docker
14 9 (19.15%) MVVM
14 9 (19.15%) Ext JS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (10.64%) Apache
1 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Heroku
1 4 (8.51%) OpenShift
1 4 (8.51%) PaaS
2 2 (4.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (57.45%) Selenium
2 26 (55.32%) Cucumber
3 11 (23.40%) Maven
3 11 (23.40%) SpecFlow
3 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
4 10 (21.28%) Bitbucket
4 10 (21.28%) Jasmine
5 8 (17.02%) Mockito
6 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
7 6 (12.77%) GitLab
8 4 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
8 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.51%) IntelliJ
9 3 (6.38%) Ant
9 3 (6.38%) JUnit
9 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.13%) Capybara
10 1 (2.13%) JBehave
10 1 (2.13%) RSpec
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) UI Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Automation Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Lead
7 4 (8.51%) Scala Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
7 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Web UI Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Developer in Test
9 2 (4.26%) Java Web Applications Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) REST
2 19 (40.43%) SOAP
3 16 (34.04%) CSS
3 16 (34.04%) HTML
4 13 (27.66%) jQuery
4 13 (27.66%) Spring
4 13 (27.66%) Web Services
5 12 (25.53%) Gherkin
6 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
7 9 (19.15%) .NET
7 9 (19.15%) Ext JS
7 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
8 8 (17.02%) HTML5
9 7 (14.89%) Spring MVC
10 5 (10.64%) Play Framework
10 5 (10.64%) RESTful
10 5 (10.64%) Sass
11 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
12 2 (4.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (63.83%) Scrum
3 23 (48.94%) TDD
4 16 (34.04%) MVC
5 14 (29.79%) Kanban
6 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
7 9 (19.15%) Microservices
7 9 (19.15%) MVVM
8 6 (12.77%) API Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.51%) ATDD
10 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Open Source
10 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.38%) Functional Programming
11 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) Scala
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SDET
2 1 (2.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Sencha
2 5 (10.64%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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