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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 29 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +31
Contract jobs citing BDD 180 185 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.66% 5.33% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 6.36% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 172 171
Median daily rate £538 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £339 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £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 £37.50 £34.25 -
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -
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
2778 2909 4761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.41% 83.88% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2336 3725
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 £350 £310 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.59 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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.

1 354 (92.43%) TDD
2 347 (90.60%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (49.35%) Java
4 154 (40.21%) JavaScript
5 126 (32.90%) HTML
6 119 (31.07%) DevOps
7 115 (30.03%) Scrum
8 107 (27.94%) C#
9 100 (26.11%) .NET
9 100 (26.11%) AngularJS
10 98 (25.59%) Amazon AWS
11 95 (24.80%) CSS
12 86 (22.45%) Node.js
13 85 (22.19%) Git (software)
14 83 (21.67%) HTML5
14 83 (21.67%) Pair Programming
15 79 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
16 75 (19.58%) MVC
17 73 (19.06%) Microsoft Azure
18 70 (18.28%) Microservices
19 67 (17.49%) MongoDB
20 66 (17.23%) Jenkins
20 66 (17.23%) Finance
21 64 (16.71%) Scala
22 61 (15.93%) SQL
22 61 (15.93%) Python
23 54 (14.10%) Kafka
24 53 (13.84%) Web Services
25 52 (13.58%) Kanban
26 51 (13.32%) JSON

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 24 (6.27%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.35%) Confluence
4 8 (2.09%) Apache
4 8 (2.09%) Jetty
5 7 (1.83%) NServiceBus
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.78%) Drupal
8 2 (0.52%) JBoss
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.52%) WildFly
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.26%) CMS
9 1 (0.26%) IIS
9 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 98 (25.59%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (19.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.09%) GitHub
5 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.52%) IaaS
6 2 (0.52%) PaaS
6 2 (0.52%) SaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Heroku
7 1 (0.26%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 47 (12.27%) HTTP
2 30 (7.83%) MQTT
2 30 (7.83%) RTSP
3 2 (0.52%) FTP
3 2 (0.52%) Internet
3 2 (0.52%) Network Security
3 2 (0.52%) VPN
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.26%) DMZ
4 1 (0.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.49%) MongoDB
2 44 (11.49%) SQL Server
3 41 (10.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 33 (8.62%) NoSQL
5 32 (8.36%) Big Data
6 27 (7.05%) Hadoop
7 19 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.92%) MySQL
9 13 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (2.87%) HBase
10 11 (2.87%) Neo4j
11 9 (2.35%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.57%) Redis
14 5 (1.31%) CouchDB
14 5 (1.31%) Spark SQL
15 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (1.04%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 85 (22.19%) Git (software)
2 66 (17.23%) Jenkins
3 40 (10.44%) Selenium
4 36 (9.40%) Cucumber
5 31 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (7.83%) JIRA
7 29 (7.57%) TeamCity
7 29 (7.57%) WebDriver
8 27 (7.05%) Subversion
9 22 (5.74%) Maven
10 21 (5.48%) IntelliJ
11 19 (4.96%) Gradle
12 18 (4.70%) Bower
13 17 (4.44%) Visual Studio
14 16 (4.18%) gulp
15 15 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
16 14 (3.66%) SpecFlow
17 13 (3.39%) Protractor
18 12 (3.13%) Grunt
19 11 (2.87%) Mocha
General
1 66 (17.23%) Finance
2 35 (9.14%) Banking
3 18 (4.70%) Front Office
4 16 (4.18%) Financial Institution
5 13 (3.39%) Retail
6 10 (2.61%) Back Office
6 10 (2.61%) Marketing
7 6 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.31%) Advertising
9 3 (0.78%) Games
10 2 (0.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (75.46%) Developer
2 112 (29.24%) Java Developer
3 73 (19.06%) Senior Developer
4 45 (11.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (10.97%) Agile Developer
6 40 (10.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 37 (9.66%) C# Developer
8 35 (9.14%) .NET Developer
9 32 (8.36%) Agile Java Developer
10 31 (8.09%) Scala Developer
11 27 (7.05%) AWS Developer
12 23 (6.01%) Angular Developer
12 23 (6.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 18 (4.70%) Senior Agile Developer
14 17 (4.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 16 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (4.18%) Developer in Test
16 15 (3.92%) Cloud Developer
16 15 (3.92%) Java Scala Developer
16 15 (3.92%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (32.90%) HTML
2 100 (26.11%) .NET
2 100 (26.11%) AngularJS
3 95 (24.80%) CSS
4 86 (22.45%) Node.js
5 83 (21.67%) HTML5
6 54 (14.10%) Kafka
7 53 (13.84%) Web Services
8 51 (13.32%) JSON
9 50 (13.05%) React
10 48 (12.53%) REST
11 44 (11.49%) RESTful
12 43 (11.23%) ASP.NET
13 38 (9.92%) CSS3
14 33 (8.62%) Protocol Buffers
15 29 (7.57%) jQuery
16 28 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (6.53%) RabbitMQ
18 24 (6.27%) JMS
18 24 (6.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.01%) Public Cloud
2 33 (8.62%) User Experience
3 30 (7.83%) Video on Demand
4 25 (6.53%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (3.92%) Streaming Video
6 12 (3.13%) Derivative
6 12 (3.13%) Fixed Income
7 11 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.61%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.09%) iPhone
10 7 (1.83%) Equities
10 7 (1.83%) iPad
10 7 (1.83%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.57%) Fintech
12 5 (1.31%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (1.31%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.31%) Swaptions
13 3 (0.78%) STB
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.14%) Linux
2 34 (8.88%) Apple iOS
3 26 (6.79%) Android
4 17 (4.44%) Unix
5 15 (3.92%) Windows
6 10 (2.61%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (92.43%) TDD
2 347 (90.60%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (31.07%) DevOps
4 115 (30.03%) Scrum
5 83 (21.67%) Pair Programming
6 79 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (19.58%) MVC
8 70 (18.28%) Microservices
9 52 (13.58%) Kanban
10 50 (13.05%) High Availability
10 50 (13.05%) OO
11 49 (12.79%) Software Engineering
12 47 (12.27%) E-Commerce
13 43 (11.23%) Front End Development
14 38 (9.92%) OOP
15 36 (9.40%) Automated Testing
15 36 (9.40%) Test Automation
16 29 (7.57%) SOLID
17 28 (7.31%) Web Development
18 26 (6.79%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 189 (49.35%) Java
2 154 (40.21%) JavaScript
3 107 (27.94%) C#
4 64 (16.71%) Scala
5 61 (15.93%) Python
5 61 (15.93%) SQL
6 37 (9.66%) C
7 28 (7.31%) PHP
8 21 (5.48%) Ruby
9 13 (3.39%) Clojure
10 12 (3.13%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.87%) Apple Swift
12 10 (2.61%) C++
12 10 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.35%) ES6
13 9 (2.35%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.83%) XAML
15 4 (1.04%) Go
15 4 (1.04%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (6.27%) Degree
2 8 (2.09%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.31%) ISEB
4 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.01%) QA
2 8 (2.09%) SDET
3 2 (0.52%) WCAG
4 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) FATCA
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (6.27%) Docker
2 11 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.35%) HDFS
4 5 (1.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.09%) Puppet
3 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.52%) logstash
4 1 (0.26%) Grafana
4 1 (0.26%) Kibana
4 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (5.48%) Oracle
2 16 (4.18%) New Relic
3 12 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.35%) Apple
4 9 (2.35%) Zend
5 5 (1.31%) Google
6 4 (1.04%) SAP
6 4 (1.04%) Solace
7 3 (0.78%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.78%) Splunk
8 2 (0.52%) HP
8 2 (0.52%) IBM
8 2 (0.52%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.52%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco
9 1 (0.26%) Cognos
9 1 (0.26%) EMC
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.26%) Teradata
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