Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 83 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 -30
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 38 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.29% 1.97% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.35% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 13
Median daily rate £450 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% +15.49%
10th Percentile £378 £365 £400
90th Percentile £532 £650 £495
South West median daily rate £475 £480 £400
% change year-on-year -1.04% +20.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 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 1,202 1,617 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.86% 83.87% 81.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 1,078 601
Median daily rate £463 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.82% +4.94%
10th Percentile £310 £319 £306
90th Percentile £625 £650 £663
South West median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +65.14% -29.22%
10th Percentile £14.09 £23.40 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.52 £50.00 £39.03
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +43.86% -25.97%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Wiltshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BDD in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend 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 5 April 2020. 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 +16 9 £413 -17.50% 5
Corsham +3 8 £513 -2.38%
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 13 (72.22%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) Maven
3 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 11 (61.11%) Spring
4 11 (61.11%) AWS
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) TDD
5 10 (55.56%) Scrum
6 9 (50.00%) Microservices
7 8 (44.44%) Docker
7 8 (44.44%) HTML
7 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
7 8 (44.44%) JIRA
7 8 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (38.89%) jQuery
8 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
8 7 (38.89%) NetIQ
8 7 (38.89%) REST
8 7 (38.89%) Vue.js
8 7 (38.89%) ForgeRock
8 7 (38.89%) GraphQL
8 7 (38.89%) Java 8
9 6 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle
9 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 5 (27.78%) Kanban
10 5 (27.78%) RESTful

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 4 (22.22%) Confluence
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (11.11%) Serverless
4 1 (5.56%) BrowserStack
4 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 12 (66.67%) Maven
3 8 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA
4 5 (27.78%) JUnit
4 5 (27.78%) Mockito
4 5 (27.78%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
6 1 (5.56%) Appium
6 1 (5.56%) DbUnit
6 1 (5.56%) GitLab
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (5.56%) jMock
6 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
6 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Angular Developer
3 4 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
3 4 (22.22%) HTML Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (16.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Spring
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) GraphQL
3 7 (38.89%) jQuery
3 7 (38.89%) REST
3 7 (38.89%) Vue.js
4 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) JSF
5 4 (22.22%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (16.67%) LDAP
6 3 (16.67%) OAuth
6 3 (16.67%) OAuth2
6 3 (16.67%) OpenID
6 3 (16.67%) SailPoint
6 3 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) TDD
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Microservices
4 6 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (27.78%) Kanban
6 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 3 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Data Validation
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Release Management
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Debt
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Java 8
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Docker
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) NDS
2 3 (16.67%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) ForgeRock
1 7 (38.89%) NetIQ
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 3 (16.67%) Novell