Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West London 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 17 November 2018 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)
London > West London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 26 55
Rank change year-on-year -11 +29 -8
Contract jobs citing BDD 119 139 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 5.49% 7.06% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 7.94% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 136 66
West London median daily rate £513 £525 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +7.14% +8.89%
10th Percentile £396 £387 £325
90th Percentile £575 £600 £605
London median daily rate £525 £501 £475
% change year-on-year +4.90% +5.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West London median hourly rate - - £55.00
London median hourly rate £19.50 - £46.00

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 West London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,902 1,751 1,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 87.69% 88.93% 86.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,283 1,188 1,129
West London median daily rate £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £572
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 62
West London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.57% +5.75% -1.14%
10th Percentile £14.61 £12.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £115.00 £47.63 £47.20
London median hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.78
% change year-on-year +2.80% +3.31% +8.90%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in West London

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in West London

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in West London

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in West London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in West London

BDD
Contract Job Locations in West London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the West London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hounslow -10 28 £525 - 4
Richmond upon Thames 0 7 £490 +68.97% 10
Hillingdon -1 6 £350 - 2
Hammersmith -1 4 £438 +2.94%
BDD
London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 103 (86.55%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (77.31%) TDD
3 51 (42.86%) Java
4 50 (42.02%) JavaScript
5 48 (40.34%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (37.82%) Git (software)
7 41 (34.45%) Test Automation
8 39 (32.77%) Pair Programming
9 36 (30.25%) Scrum
9 36 (30.25%) CSS
10 33 (27.73%) Node.js
11 31 (26.05%) AngularJS
11 31 (26.05%) Acceptance Criteria
12 30 (25.21%) QA
12 30 (25.21%) HTML
12 30 (25.21%) Software Engineering
13 29 (24.37%) Kanban
14 27 (22.69%) Spring
14 27 (22.69%) Jenkins
14 27 (22.69%) DevOps
15 26 (21.85%) Microservices
15 26 (21.85%) Docker
15 26 (21.85%) Cucumber
16 25 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (18.49%) SQL
17 22 (18.49%) Linux
17 22 (18.49%) REST
17 22 (18.49%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (18.49%) React
17 22 (18.49%) Continuous Delivery

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in West London 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 9 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.68%) Apache
3 2 (1.68%) CMS
3 2 (1.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Eloqua
1 4 (3.36%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (5.88%) GitHub
5 4 (3.36%) Akamai
5 4 (3.36%) Google Analytics
5 4 (3.36%) Sauce Labs
6 3 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.52%) Serverless
7 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.84%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.84%) IaaS
7 1 (0.84%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.84%) PaaS
7 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (7.56%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.36%) MySQL
4 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.52%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.84%) Big Data
7 1 (0.84%) Flink
7 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.84%) HBase
7 1 (0.84%) Impala
Development Applications
1 45 (37.82%) Git (software)
2 27 (22.69%) Jenkins
3 26 (21.85%) Cucumber
4 16 (13.45%) JUnit
5 15 (12.61%) JIRA
5 15 (12.61%) Selenium
6 11 (9.24%) CircleCI
6 11 (9.24%) WebDriver
7 10 (8.40%) Maven
7 10 (8.40%) Mockito
8 9 (7.56%) Gradle
8 9 (7.56%) Mocha
9 7 (5.88%) Gatling
9 7 (5.88%) JMeter
10 6 (5.04%) Appium
10 6 (5.04%) Hudson
10 6 (5.04%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.20%) GitLab
11 5 (4.20%) IntelliJ
11 5 (4.20%) Subversion
General
1 11 (9.24%) Games
2 10 (8.40%) Retail
3 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.04%) Finance
5 4 (3.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.84%) Front Office
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (70.59%) Developer
2 23 (19.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.13%) Senior Developer
4 14 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 14 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (9.24%) React Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Scala Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.56%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Senior Scala Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Telecoms Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Telecoms Java Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Angular Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Hybris Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.25%) CSS
2 33 (27.73%) Node.js
3 31 (26.05%) AngularJS
4 30 (25.21%) HTML
5 27 (22.69%) Spring
6 22 (18.49%) React
6 22 (18.49%) REST
7 21 (17.65%) Web Services
8 19 (15.97%) RESTful
9 16 (13.45%) .NET
10 14 (11.76%) Spring Boot
11 13 (10.92%) CSS3
11 13 (10.92%) HTML5
12 10 (8.40%) Spring MVC
13 9 (7.56%) Jest
14 8 (6.72%) Kafka
15 7 (5.88%) Gherkin
15 7 (5.88%) Redux
16 6 (5.04%) Play Framework
16 6 (5.04%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (15.97%) User Experience
2 14 (11.76%) Video\Live Streaming
3 12 (10.08%) Video on Demand
4 11 (9.24%) Over-the-Top Content
5 8 (6.72%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (6.72%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.52%) Apple TV
8 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.52%) Fintech
8 3 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.68%) Blog
9 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.68%) iPad
9 2 (1.68%) iPhone
10 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.84%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Linux
2 19 (15.97%) Unix
3 5 (4.20%) Android
3 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.68%) Android TV
4 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.68%) tvOS
4 2 (1.68%) Windows
5 1 (0.84%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (86.55%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (77.31%) TDD
3 48 (40.34%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (34.45%) Test Automation
5 39 (32.77%) Pair Programming
6 36 (30.25%) Scrum
7 31 (26.05%) Acceptance Criteria
8 30 (25.21%) Software Engineering
9 29 (24.37%) Kanban
10 27 (22.69%) DevOps
11 26 (21.85%) Microservices
12 22 (18.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (18.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (15.97%) High Availability
14 17 (14.29%) Open Source
15 16 (13.45%) User Stories
16 15 (12.61%) MVC
17 11 (9.24%) Non-Functional Testing
18 10 (8.40%) E-Commerce
19 8 (6.72%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.86%) Java
2 50 (42.02%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.49%) SQL
4 19 (15.97%) Scala
5 13 (10.92%) Java 8
6 12 (10.08%) C#
7 9 (7.56%) ES6
7 9 (7.56%) Python
7 9 (7.56%) TypeScript
8 7 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.20%) Apple Swift
9 5 (4.20%) Groovy
10 4 (3.36%) Kotlin
10 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.52%) Go
12 2 (1.68%) C++
12 2 (1.68%) Ruby
13 1 (0.84%) Perl
13 1 (0.84%) PHP
13 1 (0.84%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.52%) ISEB
3 3 (2.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (25.21%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (21.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.84%) IAG
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (17.65%) Kubernetes
2 11 (9.24%) Terraform
3 6 (5.04%) Grafana
3 6 (5.04%) Kibana
3 6 (5.04%) logstash
3 6 (5.04%) Prometheus
4 5 (4.20%) Ansible
5 4 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.52%) Puppet
7 1 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.84%) Nagios
7 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.84%) Packer
7 1 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle
2 5 (4.20%) Apple
2 5 (4.20%) Google
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.36%) Adobe
3 4 (3.36%) HP
3 4 (3.36%) hybris
3 4 (3.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.36%) SAP
3 4 (3.36%) Splunk
4 3 (2.52%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.68%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.84%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.84%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.84%) New Relic
6 1 (0.84%) Samsung
6 1 (0.84%) Sony
6 1 (0.84%) Tableau