The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 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)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 59 49
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10  
Contract jobs citing BDD 17 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.55% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 1.38% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 6
Median daily rate £384 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.34% +10.00%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 567 509 502
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 85.14% 77.24% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 348 359
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +86.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £50.00 £36.05
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 Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Wiltshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Wiltshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +13 14 £388 +17.42% 6
Malmesbury - 2 £363 -
Corsham -4 1 £350 -29.29%
BDD
South West

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

1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (70.00%) TDD
2 27 (67.50%) Cucumber
3 26 (65.00%) Selenium
3 26 (65.00%) Scrum
4 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (47.50%) MVC
6 18 (45.00%) Gherkin
7 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
7 17 (42.50%) HTML
7 17 (42.50%) Java
7 17 (42.50%) CSS
8 15 (37.50%) MVVM
8 15 (37.50%) Sencha
8 15 (37.50%) Ext JS
8 15 (37.50%) Jasmine
9 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
10 13 (32.50%) jQuery
11 12 (30.00%) HTML5
11 12 (30.00%) SpecFlow
12 11 (27.50%) C#
12 11 (27.50%) .NET
13 10 (25.00%) Finance
13 10 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (22.50%) SOAP
15 8 (20.00%) REST
15 8 (20.00%) Web Services
15 8 (20.00%) OO
16 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
16 7 (17.50%) Kanban

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) MQTT
2 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.50%) WinSCP
2 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (67.50%) Cucumber
2 26 (65.00%) Selenium
3 15 (37.50%) Jasmine
4 12 (30.00%) SpecFlow
5 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
6 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 4 (10.00%) Bitbucket
7 4 (10.00%) Maven
8 3 (7.50%) Ant
8 3 (7.50%) Mockito
8 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (5.00%) GitLab
10 1 (2.50%) Calabash
10 1 (2.50%) JBehave
10 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.50%) TestNG
10 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) UI Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Sencha Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Web UI Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Java Automation Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Java Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) Gherkin
2 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
2 17 (42.50%) CSS
2 17 (42.50%) HTML
3 15 (37.50%) Ext JS
4 13 (32.50%) jQuery
5 12 (30.00%) HTML5
6 11 (27.50%) .NET
7 10 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (22.50%) SOAP
9 8 (20.00%) REST
9 8 (20.00%) Web Services
10 6 (15.00%) Spring
11 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
12 4 (10.00%) CSS3
12 4 (10.00%) Sass
12 4 (10.00%) Spring MVC
13 2 (5.00%) Ajax
13 2 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (70.00%) TDD
2 26 (65.00%) Scrum
3 19 (47.50%) MVC
4 15 (37.50%) MVVM
5 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.00%) OO
7 7 (17.50%) Kanban
7 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) DevOps
9 3 (7.50%) Open Source
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Web Development
10 2 (5.00%) API Testing
10 2 (5.00%) ATDD
10 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
10 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (42.50%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) ES6
6 1 (2.50%) F#
6 1 (2.50%) Go
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Varnish
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) Consul
1 1 (2.50%) Graphite
1 1 (2.50%) Kibana
1 1 (2.50%) logstash
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Terraform
1 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Sencha
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
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