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 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.99% 1.15% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 1.55% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Median daily rate £394 £330 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.31% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.37% -  

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 280 258 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 85.89% 74.35% 79.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 179 215
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 14
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +128.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

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

1 26 (72.22%) Cucumber
2 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) TDD
3 24 (66.67%) Scrum
3 24 (66.67%) Selenium
4 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
5 18 (50.00%) MVC
6 17 (47.22%) Gherkin
7 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
7 16 (44.44%) CSS
7 16 (44.44%) HTML
8 15 (41.67%) Java
9 14 (38.89%) Jasmine
9 14 (38.89%) MVVM
9 14 (38.89%) Sencha
9 14 (38.89%) Ext JS
10 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 12 (33.33%) jQuery
11 11 (30.56%) HTML5
12 10 (27.78%) SpecFlow
12 10 (27.78%) Finance
13 9 (25.00%) SOAP
13 9 (25.00%) C#
13 9 (25.00%) .NET
13 9 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (22.22%) REST
15 7 (19.44%) OO
15 7 (19.44%) Web Services
16 6 (16.67%) Spring
16 6 (16.67%) Kanban

BDD
Co-occurring 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 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Cucumber
2 24 (66.67%) Selenium
3 14 (38.89%) Jasmine
4 10 (27.78%) SpecFlow
5 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
5 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
6 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
6 4 (11.11%) Maven
7 3 (8.33%) Mockito
8 2 (5.56%) Ant
8 2 (5.56%) GitLab
8 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.78%) JBehave
9 1 (2.78%) JUnit
9 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Sencha Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Web UI Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.78%) Java Automation Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) Gherkin
2 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 16 (44.44%) CSS
2 16 (44.44%) HTML
3 14 (38.89%) Ext JS
4 12 (33.33%) jQuery
5 11 (30.56%) HTML5
6 9 (25.00%) .NET
6 9 (25.00%) SOAP
6 9 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (22.22%) REST
8 7 (19.44%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) Spring
10 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
11 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 4 (11.11%) CSS3
11 4 (11.11%) Sass
11 4 (11.11%) Spring MVC
12 2 (5.56%) Django
12 2 (5.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (69.44%) TDD
2 24 (66.67%) Scrum
3 18 (50.00%) MVC
4 14 (38.89%) MVVM
5 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (19.44%) OO
7 6 (16.67%) Kanban
7 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Open Source
8 3 (8.33%) Web Development
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) DevOps
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) SOA
9 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
2 15 (41.67%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) ES6
5 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
1 1 (2.78%) Varnish
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Sencha
2 1 (2.78%) Google
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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