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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 22 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.40% 2.46% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.80% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £500 £650 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
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 Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
114 107 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 91.20% 87.70% 88.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 63
Median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for BDD.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Sybase
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) JBehave
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Spock
5 1 (20.00%) Solace

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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JBehave
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Capybara
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Mockito
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Spock
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) WATIR
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripter
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) GoldenSource
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Solace