Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 55 82
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27 +8
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.69% 2.82% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 3.44% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 15
Wiltshire median daily rate £388 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.32% -1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £282 £299 £313
90th Percentile £423 £475 £388
South West median daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1058 1045 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.05% 81.96% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 756 830
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £290 £257 £255
90th Percentile £590 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 33
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.99% +13.24% +23.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.30 £13.83
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £45.65
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Swindon -13 15 £388 +13.14% 3
Malmesbury - 2 £348 -
Corsham - 1 - -
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (80.95%) TDD
2 12 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 11 (52.38%) Selenium
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (47.62%) Gherkin
5 9 (42.86%) MVC
6 8 (38.10%) Jasmine
6 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
7 7 (33.33%) Sencha
7 7 (33.33%) MVVM
8 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 6 (28.57%) Ext JS
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) OO
10 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
10 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
10 3 (14.29%) Kanban
10 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) CSS
10 3 (14.29%) jQuery
10 3 (14.29%) JIRA
10 3 (14.29%) Objective-C
11 2 (9.52%) Spring
11 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
11 2 (9.52%) QA
11 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC

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 (9.52%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 11 (52.38%) Selenium
3 8 (38.10%) Jasmine
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
5 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
5 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.76%) Gradle
6 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.76%) JMeter
6 1 (4.76%) Maven
6 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Sencha Developer
3 3 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 3 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Gherkin
2 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
3 6 (28.57%) Ext JS
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) Spring
5 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) React
6 1 (4.76%) Sass
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.76%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (80.95%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) MVVM
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 5 (23.81%) OO
7 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.52%) B2B
8 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
8 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Validation
9 1 (4.76%) RAD
9 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CITP
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Sencha
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Veracode