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 24 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 30 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 215 175 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.50% 3.23% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.64% 4.03% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 146 161
Median daily rate £513 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2813 4346 4875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.06% 80.26% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3412 3659
Median daily rate £475 £471 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 42
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 298 (85.14%) TDD
2 287 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (50.00%) Java
4 120 (34.29%) Finance
5 112 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 108 (30.86%) C#
7 93 (26.57%) .NET
8 83 (23.71%) HTML
9 80 (22.86%) Scrum
10 78 (22.29%) CSS
10 78 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (22.00%) Pair Programming
12 66 (18.86%) SQL
13 65 (18.57%) MongoDB
14 62 (17.71%) Web Services
15 58 (16.57%) OO
15 58 (16.57%) Banking
15 58 (16.57%) AngularJS
16 56 (16.00%) Selenium
17 55 (15.71%) SQL Server
18 53 (15.14%) Apache Cassandra
18 53 (15.14%) Git (software)
19 50 (14.29%) Cucumber
20 48 (13.71%) HTML5
21 47 (13.43%) NoSQL
21 47 (13.43%) MVC
22 44 (12.57%) Maven
23 43 (12.29%) Linux
24 41 (11.71%) Test Automation
24 41 (11.71%) jQuery

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 40 (11.43%) Node.js
2 11 (3.14%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.14%) CMS
2 11 (3.14%) Confluence
2 11 (3.14%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.29%) Jetty
4 7 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.43%) JBoss
5 5 (1.43%) Mule
6 3 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.86%) Sitefinity
6 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.57%) Endur
1 2 (0.57%) Maximo
1 2 (0.57%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (2.57%) IaaS
3 9 (2.57%) PaaS
4 7 (2.00%) GitHub
5 5 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.14%) HTTP
2 9 (2.57%) DMZ
2 9 (2.57%) VPN
3 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) AMQP
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
4 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.57%) MongoDB
2 55 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 53 (15.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 47 (13.43%) NoSQL
5 17 (4.86%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (4.29%) Big Data
8 13 (3.71%) Redis
9 11 (3.14%) MySQL
10 8 (2.29%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.00%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.71%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.14%) HBase
13 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.14%) SimpleDB
13 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (16.00%) Selenium
2 53 (15.14%) Git (software)
3 50 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 44 (12.57%) Maven
5 39 (11.14%) JIRA
6 35 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 34 (9.71%) SpecFlow
8 28 (8.00%) Jenkins
9 27 (7.71%) IntelliJ
10 23 (6.57%) Jasmine
11 21 (6.00%) JUnit
12 20 (5.71%) Eclipse
13 19 (5.43%) Subversion
14 17 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (4.00%) Grunt
16 14 (4.00%) NUnit
16 14 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
17 12 (3.43%) Mockito
18 11 (3.14%) gulp
General
1 120 (34.29%) Finance
2 58 (16.57%) Banking
3 16 (4.57%) Financial Institution
4 15 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.86%) Front Office
5 10 (2.86%) Games
6 9 (2.57%) Back Office
7 7 (2.00%) Marketing
8 6 (1.71%) Advertising
9 5 (1.43%) Retail
10 3 (0.86%) Arabic Language
10 3 (0.86%) Publishing
11 2 (0.57%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 254 (72.57%) Developer
2 106 (30.29%) Java Developer
3 68 (19.43%) Senior Developer
4 49 (14.00%) C# Developer
5 45 (12.86%) Agile Developer
6 43 (12.29%) Agile Java Developer
7 37 (10.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 34 (9.71%) .NET Developer
9 29 (8.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 23 (6.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 23 (6.57%) Senior Agile Developer
10 23 (6.57%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 21 (6.00%) Analyst
12 18 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (5.14%) Scala Developer
13 17 (4.86%) QA Engineer
14 14 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
14 14 (4.00%) Test Engineer
15 13 (3.71%) ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (3.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (26.57%) .NET
2 83 (23.71%) HTML
3 78 (22.29%) CSS
4 62 (17.71%) Web Services
5 58 (16.57%) AngularJS
6 48 (13.71%) HTML5
7 41 (11.71%) jQuery
7 41 (11.71%) REST
8 38 (10.86%) Spring
9 35 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 35 (10.00%) CSS3
10 32 (9.14%) React
11 28 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (6.86%) Hibernate
13 23 (6.57%) .NET Framework
14 22 (6.29%) Sass
15 20 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
16 19 (5.43%) Backbone.js
16 19 (5.43%) RESTful
17 18 (5.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.43%) Derivative
2 25 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.57%) User Experience
4 14 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.29%) Fintech
7 7 (2.00%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.71%) Equities
9 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.14%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.86%) Clustering
10 3 (0.86%) iPhone
10 3 (0.86%) New Media
10 3 (0.86%) W3C
11 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.29%) Linux
2 24 (6.86%) Unix
3 17 (4.86%) Android
4 15 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.86%) Windows
7 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (85.14%) TDD
2 287 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (22.86%) Scrum
4 78 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (22.00%) Pair Programming
6 58 (16.57%) OO
7 47 (13.43%) MVC
8 41 (11.71%) Test Automation
9 36 (10.29%) Multithreading
10 32 (9.14%) DevOps
11 31 (8.86%) Mentoring
11 31 (8.86%) Software Engineering
12 30 (8.57%) E-Commerce
12 30 (8.57%) Front End Development
13 28 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (7.43%) Kanban
15 23 (6.57%) Automated Testing
16 22 (6.29%) SDLC
16 22 (6.29%) Unit Testing
17 21 (6.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (50.00%) Java
2 112 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 108 (30.86%) C#
4 66 (18.86%) SQL
5 39 (11.14%) Scala
6 28 (8.00%) Ruby
7 21 (6.00%) Python
8 10 (2.86%) C++
8 10 (2.86%) PHP
9 7 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.14%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.14%) C
11 4 (1.14%) Clojure
11 4 (1.14%) Groovy
12 3 (0.86%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (2.86%) Degree
2 7 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.71%) ISEB
4 4 (1.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.86%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) SDET
3 2 (0.57%) WCAG
4 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (6.57%) Docker
2 9 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.86%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.29%) GridGain
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (4.57%) Puppet
2 8 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.86%) Ansible
5 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) Mesos
5 1 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.14%) Oracle
3 11 (3.14%) Splunk
4 9 (2.57%) Atlassian
4 9 (2.57%) IBM
5 6 (1.71%) HP
6 5 (1.43%) New Relic
7 3 (0.86%) Adobe
7 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.57%) Murex
8 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.57%) Sybase
8 2 (0.57%) Zend
9 1 (0.29%) Apple
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix
9 1 (0.29%) Google
9 1 (0.29%) Perforce
9 1 (0.29%) Telerik
9 1 (0.29%) VMware
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