The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 26 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.72% 1.63% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.83% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £422 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -29.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
BDD
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 164 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 81.88% 89.13% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 109 53
Median daily rate £438 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for BDD.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) HBase
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) HDFS
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) HBase
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle