The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.14% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.03% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
BDD
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
161 219 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 86.10% 83.91% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 123 63
Median daily rate £420 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 2
Median hourly rate £185.00 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1104.81% +5.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) jMock
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Ant
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Dropwizard
4 2 (28.57%) DbUnit
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Jetty
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Mockito

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 (28.57%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) DbUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) jMock
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Mockito
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Hadoop Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Dropwizard
1 2 (28.57%) PowerMock
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree