Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 35 69
Rank change year-on-year -14 +34 -9
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 34 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.45% 5.01% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 6.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 1
Swindon median daily rate £400 £345 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -18.82% +41.67%
10th Percentile £316 £299 £413
90th Percentile £437 £475 £438
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £345 £363
% change year-on-year +15.94% -4.83% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 616 554 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 83.81% 81.71% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 410 522
Swindon median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.15%
10th Percentile £307 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +23.55% -25.09%
10th Percentile £12.10 £18.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £44.60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -16.88% +11.59% +23.21%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Swindon region with a requirement for BDD.

1 14 (77.78%) TDD
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Selenium
3 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 11 (61.11%) Scrum
4 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (55.56%) Gherkin
6 9 (50.00%) MVC
7 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
8 7 (38.89%) Jasmine
8 7 (38.89%) MVVM
9 6 (33.33%) Sencha
9 6 (33.33%) Ext JS
10 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
10 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 5 (27.78%) OO
11 3 (16.67%) HTML
11 3 (16.67%) Java
11 3 (16.67%) CSS
11 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 3 (16.67%) jQuery
12 2 (11.11%) Ruby
12 2 (11.11%) JIRA
12 2 (11.11%) QA
12 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
12 2 (11.11%) Confluence
12 2 (11.11%) Kanban
12 2 (11.11%) Spring
12 2 (11.11%) Python
12 2 (11.11%) Front End Development

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 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Selenium
2 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (38.89%) Jasmine
4 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.56%) Ant
6 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.56%) Gradle
6 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.56%) JMeter
6 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Sencha Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Gherkin
2 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 6 (33.33%) Ext JS
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) React
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Enzyme
6 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) Redux
6 1 (5.56%) Sass
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.56%) WebdriverIO
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) TDD
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Scrum
4 9 (50.00%) MVC
5 7 (38.89%) MVVM
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 2 (11.11%) Kanban
8 1 (5.56%) Dependency Management
8 1 (5.56%) DevOps
8 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Microservices
8 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
8 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.56%) QA Automation
8 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Sencha
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Veracode