The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 38 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.80% 0.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Median daily rate £463 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 506 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.22% 79.94% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 326 279
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Birmingham region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for BDD.

1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
3 12 (46.15%) React
4 10 (38.46%) Front End Development
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) HTML
5 9 (34.62%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 6 (23.08%) Selenium
7 6 (23.08%) Ember.js
7 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
7 6 (23.08%) Spring
8 5 (19.23%) jQuery
9 4 (15.38%) Jasmine
9 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
9 4 (15.38%) HTML5
9 4 (15.38%) MVC
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 4 (15.38%) Angular 2
9 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
10 3 (11.54%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (11.54%) Protractor
10 3 (11.54%) OO
10 3 (11.54%) Struts
10 3 (11.54%) XML
10 3 (11.54%) PHP
10 3 (11.54%) SQL Server

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (11.54%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Google Play
2 1 (3.85%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) QlikView
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) Jasmine
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (11.54%) Protractor
4 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Capybara
5 1 (3.85%) JProfiler
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) Mocha
5 1 (3.85%) Mockito
5 1 (3.85%) NUnit
5 1 (3.85%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.85%) RSpec
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Development Manager
6 1 (3.85%) C# Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Development Manager
6 1 (3.85%) RAD Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
1 12 (46.15%) React
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) Ember.js
3 6 (23.08%) Spring
4 5 (19.23%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) Angular 2
5 4 (15.38%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) JSON
6 3 (11.54%) RESTful
6 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Struts
6 3 (11.54%) Struts2
6 3 (11.54%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) .NET
7 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.69%) Node.js
7 2 (7.69%) Symfony
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) TDD
3 10 (38.46%) Front End Development
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) OOP
8 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.85%) RAD
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Groovy
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Kony
2 1 (3.85%) Xamarin