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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 12 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.43% 1.12% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.34% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £475 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +55.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
54 149 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 77.14% 83.71% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 87 104
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Median hourly rate £20.97 £23.75 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% +29.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 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 Bradford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Calabash
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SDET
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) TDD

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 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Calabash
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker