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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 33 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs citing BDD 198 193 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.94% 3.30% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 4.12% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 172 155
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
2837 4687 4722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.07% 80.09% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3704 3547
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 50 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.64 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £60.40 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 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 City of London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 332 (86.23%) TDD
2 324 (84.16%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (48.05%) Java
4 135 (35.06%) Finance
5 134 (34.81%) JavaScript
6 131 (34.03%) C#
7 113 (29.35%) .NET
8 100 (25.97%) HTML
9 89 (23.12%) CSS
10 81 (21.04%) Scrum
11 74 (19.22%) Pair Programming
12 73 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
13 69 (17.92%) SQL
14 64 (16.62%) OO
14 64 (16.62%) AngularJS
15 62 (16.10%) Web Services
16 61 (15.84%) Banking
17 59 (15.32%) Git (software)
18 58 (15.06%) Selenium
18 58 (15.06%) MongoDB
19 57 (14.81%) Cucumber
19 57 (14.81%) HTML5
19 57 (14.81%) SQL Server
20 55 (14.29%) MVC
20 55 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
21 50 (12.99%) Maven
22 49 (12.73%) Node.js
23 47 (12.21%) Scala
23 47 (12.21%) Test Automation
23 47 (12.21%) E-Commerce

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 12 (3.12%) Confluence
1 12 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (3.12%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.34%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.34%) CMS
3 7 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.30%) Jetty
4 5 (1.30%) Mule
5 4 (1.04%) JBoss
6 3 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.78%) Drupal
6 3 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.78%) Sitefinity
6 3 (0.78%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.52%) Apache
7 2 (0.52%) IIS
7 2 (0.52%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.52%) Maximo
1 2 (0.52%) Unica
2 1 (0.26%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 55 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (2.34%) IaaS
4 9 (2.34%) PaaS
5 7 (1.82%) GitHub
6 3 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.26%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.12%) HTTP
2 9 (2.34%) DMZ
2 9 (2.34%) VPN
3 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) AMQP
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.06%) MongoDB
2 57 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 46 (11.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 39 (10.13%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (3.64%) Big Data
8 13 (3.38%) Hadoop
9 12 (3.12%) MySQL
10 9 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (2.08%) Redis
12 5 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.04%) SimpleDB
13 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.78%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 58 (15.06%) Selenium
3 57 (14.81%) Cucumber
4 50 (12.99%) Maven
5 41 (10.65%) JIRA
5 41 (10.65%) WebDriver
6 36 (9.35%) SpecFlow
7 30 (7.79%) IntelliJ
8 28 (7.27%) Jenkins
9 22 (5.71%) JUnit
10 21 (5.45%) Eclipse
10 21 (5.45%) Subversion
11 18 (4.68%) Jasmine
12 17 (4.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (3.90%) Grunt
14 12 (3.12%) gulp
14 12 (3.12%) Mockito
14 12 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 135 (35.06%) Finance
2 61 (15.84%) Banking
3 18 (4.68%) Financial Institution
4 17 (4.42%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.64%) Back Office
6 11 (2.86%) Front Office
7 10 (2.60%) Marketing
7 10 (2.60%) Retail
8 9 (2.34%) Games
9 6 (1.56%) Advertising
10 3 (0.78%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.52%) Law
11 2 (0.52%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 283 (73.51%) Developer
2 112 (29.09%) Java Developer
3 69 (17.92%) Senior Developer
4 63 (16.36%) C# Developer
5 55 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 52 (13.51%) Agile Java Developer
7 44 (11.43%) .NET Developer
8 36 (9.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 29 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 26 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 26 (6.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 25 (6.49%) Senior Agile Developer
12 24 (6.23%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 23 (5.97%) Analyst
14 20 (5.19%) AWS Developer
15 18 (4.68%) Senior C# Developer
16 17 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (4.42%) QA Engineer
16 17 (4.42%) Scala Developer
17 15 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (29.35%) .NET
2 100 (25.97%) HTML
3 89 (23.12%) CSS
4 64 (16.62%) AngularJS
5 62 (16.10%) Web Services
6 57 (14.81%) HTML5
7 49 (12.73%) Node.js
8 44 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 39 (10.13%) REST
10 36 (9.35%) jQuery
11 35 (9.09%) CSS3
12 34 (8.83%) React
13 31 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (7.53%) Spring
15 28 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
16 26 (6.75%) Sass
17 24 (6.23%) JMS
18 23 (5.97%) .NET Framework
19 21 (5.45%) Hibernate
19 21 (5.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.65%) Derivative
2 28 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.45%) User Experience
4 19 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.60%) Fintech
5 10 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.82%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.56%) Equities
8 6 (1.56%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.04%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.04%) iPhone
10 4 (1.04%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.91%) Linux
2 27 (7.01%) Android
3 24 (6.23%) Apple iOS
4 23 (5.97%) Unix
5 5 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.04%) Windows
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (86.23%) TDD
2 324 (84.16%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (21.04%) Scrum
4 74 (19.22%) Pair Programming
5 73 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (16.62%) OO
7 55 (14.29%) MVC
8 47 (12.21%) E-Commerce
8 47 (12.21%) Test Automation
9 43 (11.17%) DevOps
10 36 (9.35%) Front End Development
10 36 (9.35%) Multithreading
11 35 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 31 (8.05%) Mentoring
13 30 (7.79%) OOP
14 29 (7.53%) Kanban
15 28 (7.27%) Unit Testing
16 27 (7.01%) Automated Testing
16 27 (7.01%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (5.97%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 185 (48.05%) Java
2 134 (34.81%) JavaScript
3 131 (34.03%) C#
4 69 (17.92%) SQL
5 47 (12.21%) Scala
6 27 (7.01%) Ruby
7 24 (6.23%) Python
8 14 (3.64%) Clojure
8 14 (3.64%) PHP
9 11 (2.86%) C++
10 8 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.08%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.30%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.30%) C
13 4 (1.04%) Groovy
14 3 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.78%) Perl
14 3 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (3.38%) Degree
2 8 (2.08%) ISEB
3 7 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.04%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.69%) QA
2 9 (2.34%) SDET
3 2 (0.52%) WCAG
4 1 (0.26%) FATCA
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (4.94%) Docker
2 9 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.26%) GridGain
4 1 (0.26%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (4.16%) Puppet
2 14 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.78%) Ansible
5 2 (0.52%) logstash
5 2 (0.52%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) Kibana
6 1 (0.26%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.42%) Oracle
3 13 (3.38%) Splunk
4 10 (2.60%) IBM
5 9 (2.34%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.82%) New Relic
7 5 (1.30%) HP
7 5 (1.30%) Zend
8 3 (0.78%) Adobe
8 3 (0.78%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.52%) Murex
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.52%) Sybase
9 2 (0.52%) Tableau
9 2 (0.52%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.26%) Apple
10 1 (0.26%) Citrix
10 1 (0.26%) EMC
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