The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
London / City of London
Rank 39 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing BDD 146 144 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.02% 4.80% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 5.68% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 135 156
Median daily rate £506 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2503 2536 4117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.07% 84.53% 81.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1976 2000 3237
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.80 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.96% +63.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £18.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 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 City of London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 338 (92.86%) TDD
2 327 (89.84%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (53.57%) Java
4 137 (37.64%) Scrum
5 128 (35.16%) JavaScript
6 114 (31.32%) HTML
7 100 (27.47%) DevOps
8 92 (25.27%) AngularJS
9 90 (24.73%) Pair Programming
10 85 (23.35%) CSS
11 81 (22.25%) Git (software)
12 78 (21.43%) C#
12 78 (21.43%) HTML5
13 75 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
14 74 (20.33%) Amazon AWS
15 73 (20.05%) Node.js
16 69 (18.96%) .NET
17 67 (18.41%) MongoDB
17 67 (18.41%) Scala
17 67 (18.41%) Jenkins
18 66 (18.13%) Kanban
18 66 (18.13%) SQL
19 64 (17.58%) Microservices
20 62 (17.03%) Web Services
21 61 (16.76%) Kafka
22 60 (16.48%) MVC
23 58 (15.93%) Finance
24 55 (15.11%) Python
25 54 (14.84%) Software Engineering
26 52 (14.29%) OO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 17 (4.67%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.20%) Apache
3 8 (2.20%) Confluence
3 8 (2.20%) Jetty
4 6 (1.65%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.82%) Drupal
6 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.55%) JBoss
7 2 (0.55%) Mule
7 2 (0.55%) WildFly
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.27%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 74 (20.33%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.75%) GitHub
4 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.55%) IaaS
4 2 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Heroku
5 1 (0.27%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.74%) HTTP
2 30 (8.24%) MQTT
2 30 (8.24%) RTSP
3 2 (0.55%) FTP
3 2 (0.55%) Internet
3 2 (0.55%) VPN
4 1 (0.27%) DMZ
4 1 (0.27%) LDAP
4 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.41%) MongoDB
2 44 (12.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 38 (10.44%) NoSQL
4 32 (8.79%) Big Data
5 31 (8.52%) SQL Server
6 18 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 17 (4.67%) Hadoop
8 14 (3.85%) MySQL
9 12 (3.30%) Neo4j
9 12 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (3.02%) HBase
11 9 (2.47%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.37%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.37%) Redis
13 5 (1.37%) Spark SQL
14 4 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.10%) Data Lake
15 3 (0.82%) RavenDB
15 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 81 (22.25%) Git (software)
2 67 (18.41%) Jenkins
3 42 (11.54%) Selenium
4 38 (10.44%) Cucumber
5 35 (9.62%) WebDriver
6 30 (8.24%) JIRA
7 28 (7.69%) Subversion
8 27 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (5.22%) IntelliJ
9 19 (5.22%) Maven
10 18 (4.95%) Bower
11 17 (4.67%) Gradle
11 17 (4.67%) Visual Studio
12 15 (4.12%) TeamCity
13 14 (3.85%) gulp
14 13 (3.57%) Mockito
15 12 (3.30%) Protractor
15 12 (3.30%) SpecFlow
16 11 (3.02%) Grunt
16 11 (3.02%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 58 (15.93%) Finance
2 34 (9.34%) Banking
3 13 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 12 (3.30%) Front Office
5 11 (3.02%) Marketing
6 10 (2.75%) Retail
7 7 (1.92%) Advertising
7 7 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.65%) Back Office
9 4 (1.10%) Games
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 274 (75.27%) Developer
2 117 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 80 (21.98%) Senior Developer
4 54 (14.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 41 (11.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 40 (10.99%) Agile Developer
7 37 (10.16%) Scala Developer
8 30 (8.24%) Agile Java Developer
9 27 (7.42%) Angular Developer
10 22 (6.04%) .NET Developer
11 21 (5.77%) C# Developer
11 21 (5.77%) Senior Agile Developer
12 19 (5.22%) Developer in Test
12 19 (5.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 17 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 16 (4.40%) AWS Developer
14 16 (4.40%) PHP Developer
15 15 (4.12%) HTML Developer
15 15 (4.12%) Java Scala Developer
15 15 (4.12%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (31.32%) HTML
2 92 (25.27%) AngularJS
3 85 (23.35%) CSS
4 78 (21.43%) HTML5
5 73 (20.05%) Node.js
6 69 (18.96%) .NET
7 62 (17.03%) Web Services
8 61 (16.76%) Kafka
9 50 (13.74%) JSON
9 50 (13.74%) REST
10 47 (12.91%) React
11 46 (12.64%) RESTful
12 36 (9.89%) CSS3
13 33 (9.07%) Protocol Buffers
14 32 (8.79%) Spring
15 27 (7.42%) Dropwizard
16 26 (7.14%) Akka
17 25 (6.87%) ASP.NET
18 24 (6.59%) jQuery
19 23 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.62%) Public Cloud
2 32 (8.79%) User Experience
3 30 (8.24%) Video on Demand
4 28 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.12%) Streaming Video
6 14 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (3.57%) Fintech
8 9 (2.47%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.20%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.92%) Equities
10 7 (1.92%) iPad
11 6 (1.65%) iPhone
12 5 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.37%) Derivative
12 5 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (1.37%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.10%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.89%) Linux
2 28 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 18 (4.95%) Unix
4 17 (4.67%) Android
5 12 (3.30%) Windows
6 9 (2.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (92.86%) TDD
2 327 (89.84%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (37.64%) Scrum
4 100 (27.47%) DevOps
5 90 (24.73%) Pair Programming
6 75 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (18.13%) Kanban
8 64 (17.58%) Microservices
9 60 (16.48%) MVC
10 54 (14.84%) Software Engineering
11 52 (14.29%) OO
12 40 (10.99%) Automated Testing
13 39 (10.71%) Front End Development
13 39 (10.71%) High Availability
14 36 (9.89%) OOP
15 31 (8.52%) Unit Testing
16 30 (8.24%) E-Commerce
16 30 (8.24%) Refactoring
16 30 (8.24%) SOLID
16 30 (8.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 195 (53.57%) Java
2 128 (35.16%) JavaScript
3 78 (21.43%) C#
4 67 (18.41%) Scala
5 66 (18.13%) SQL
6 55 (15.11%) Python
7 37 (10.16%) C
8 29 (7.97%) PHP
9 18 (4.95%) Ruby
10 11 (3.02%) ES6
11 10 (2.75%) Apple Swift
11 10 (2.75%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.47%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.92%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.37%) C++
14 5 (1.37%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.10%) Go
15 4 (1.10%) Groovy
16 3 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 25 (6.87%) Degree
2 8 (2.20%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.37%) ISEB
4 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.54%) QA
2 6 (1.65%) SDET
3 2 (0.55%) WCAG
4 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 33 (9.07%) Docker
2 11 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.47%) HDFS
4 5 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.47%) Puppet
2 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.82%) Ansible
3 3 (0.82%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) Grafana
5 1 (0.27%) Kibana
5 1 (0.27%) logstash
5 1 (0.27%) Marathon
5 1 (0.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (4.95%) Oracle
2 17 (4.67%) New Relic
3 14 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.47%) Apple
4 9 (2.47%) Zend
5 5 (1.37%) Google
6 4 (1.10%) SAP
7 3 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.82%) Solace
7 3 (0.82%) Splunk
8 2 (0.55%) HP
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe
9 1 (0.27%) ATG
9 1 (0.27%) Cognos
9 1 (0.27%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.27%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.27%) Xamarin
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