Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 36 42
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing BDD 111 90 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 5.15% 5.33% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 6.05% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 88 90
West London median daily rate £513 £490 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% -1.01% +10.61%
10th Percentile £408 £375 £335
90th Percentile £575 £575 £588
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West London median hourly rate - - £55.00
London median hourly rate £18.00 - £48.00

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 1,881 1,488 1,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 87.24% 88.10% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,284 980 1,217
West London median daily rate £473 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £257 £256 £223
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 53
West London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.06% +27.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.56 £10.40
90th Percentile £49.00 £48.50 £43.75
London median hourly rate £22.46 £23.13 £21.00
% change year-on-year -2.88% +10.12% +5.00%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -2 30 £525 - 1
Richmond upon Thames -1 7 £490 +68.97% 5
Hillingdon -9 5 £350 -41.67%
Hammersmith -5 3 £525 +23.53%
BDD
London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 97 (87.39%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (75.68%) TDD
3 53 (47.75%) Java
4 43 (38.74%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (36.04%) Git (software)
6 39 (35.14%) Scrum
7 35 (31.53%) Pair Programming
7 35 (31.53%) Test Automation
8 33 (29.73%) JavaScript
9 30 (27.03%) Cucumber
10 28 (25.23%) Kanban
10 28 (25.23%) Microservices
11 27 (24.32%) Docker
12 26 (23.42%) DevOps
12 26 (23.42%) AngularJS
12 26 (23.42%) Spring
12 26 (23.42%) Software Engineering
13 25 (22.52%) Jenkins
13 25 (22.52%) Node.js
14 24 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (21.62%) Acceptance Criteria
15 23 (20.72%) Kubernetes
15 23 (20.72%) QA
16 22 (19.82%) CSS
17 21 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (18.02%) REST
18 20 (18.02%) Web Services
19 19 (17.12%) HTML
19 19 (17.12%) High Availability

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 6 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.70%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.41%) GitHub
3 6 (5.41%) Google Analytics
4 5 (4.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (3.60%) Akamai
5 4 (3.60%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.90%) IaaS
7 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
1 3 (2.70%) Internet
1 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (9.91%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.60%) Hazelcast
4 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.70%) MySQL
6 2 (1.80%) Big Data
6 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.90%) Flink
7 1 (0.90%) HBase
7 1 (0.90%) Impala
Development Applications
1 40 (36.04%) Git (software)
2 30 (27.03%) Cucumber
3 25 (22.52%) Jenkins
4 17 (15.32%) JUnit
5 13 (11.71%) JIRA
6 12 (10.81%) Selenium
7 11 (9.91%) Mockito
8 9 (8.11%) Gradle
8 9 (8.11%) Maven
8 9 (8.11%) WebDriver
9 8 (7.21%) Gatling
9 8 (7.21%) JMeter
10 7 (6.31%) CircleCI
11 6 (5.41%) Appium
12 5 (4.50%) Mocha
12 5 (4.50%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.50%) Subversion
13 4 (3.60%) Bitbucket
13 4 (3.60%) Hudson
13 4 (3.60%) NUnit
General
1 12 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.11%) Games
3 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 6 (5.41%) Marketing
5 5 (4.50%) Finance
6 2 (1.80%) Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Front Office
7 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (72.07%) Developer
2 31 (27.93%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.61%) Agile Developer
5 11 (9.91%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Telecoms Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Agile Java Developer
7 9 (8.11%) React Developer
8 8 (7.21%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Business Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Scala Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Principal Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Principal Software Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) AngularJS
1 26 (23.42%) Spring
2 25 (22.52%) Node.js
3 22 (19.82%) CSS
4 20 (18.02%) REST
4 20 (18.02%) Web Services
5 19 (17.12%) HTML
6 18 (16.22%) React
6 18 (16.22%) RESTful
7 14 (12.61%) .NET
8 12 (10.81%) Spring Boot
9 9 (8.11%) CSS3
9 9 (8.11%) Dropwizard
9 9 (8.11%) HTML5
10 7 (6.31%) Spring MVC
11 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
11 6 (5.41%) Gherkin
11 6 (5.41%) Kafka
12 5 (4.50%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.50%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) User Experience
2 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.11%) Video on Demand
3 9 (8.11%) Video\Live Streaming
4 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.21%) Over-the-Top Content
5 7 (6.31%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.50%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.80%) Apple TV
8 2 (1.80%) Blog
8 2 (1.80%) Fintech
8 2 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.90%) iPad
9 1 (0.90%) iPhone
9 1 (0.90%) IPTV
9 1 (0.90%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.90%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Unix
2 12 (10.81%) Linux
3 5 (4.50%) Android
4 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.90%) Tizen
6 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (87.39%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (75.68%) TDD
3 43 (38.74%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (35.14%) Scrum
5 35 (31.53%) Pair Programming
5 35 (31.53%) Test Automation
6 28 (25.23%) Kanban
6 28 (25.23%) Microservices
7 26 (23.42%) DevOps
7 26 (23.42%) Software Engineering
8 24 (21.62%) Acceptance Criteria
8 24 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (17.12%) High Availability
10 16 (14.41%) User Stories
11 11 (9.91%) MVC
11 11 (9.91%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (9.91%) Open Source
12 8 (7.21%) Performance Testing
12 8 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 53 (47.75%) Java
2 33 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.41%) Java 8
3 16 (14.41%) Scala
4 15 (13.51%) SQL
5 10 (9.01%) C#
5 10 (9.01%) Python
6 6 (5.41%) Groovy
6 6 (5.41%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.60%) Apple Swift
7 4 (3.60%) ES6
8 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.70%) Go
9 2 (1.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.90%) C
10 1 (0.90%) C++
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.70%) ISEB
3 3 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.72%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (24.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.90%) IAG
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (20.72%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.31%) Terraform
3 5 (4.50%) Prometheus
4 4 (3.60%) Ansible
4 4 (3.60%) Grafana
4 4 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.60%) Kibana
4 4 (3.60%) logstash
5 2 (1.80%) Puppet
6 1 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Oracle
2 6 (5.41%) Adobe
2 6 (5.41%) Google
2 6 (5.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 6 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.60%) Apple
4 4 (3.60%) HP
5 3 (2.70%) hybris
5 3 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.90%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.90%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.90%) Samsung
6 1 (0.90%) Sony
6 1 (0.90%) Splunk