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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing BDD 215 191 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.30% 4.04% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 4.81% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 170 163
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
2987 3974 4675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.49% 84.12% 79.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2387 3166 3513
Median daily rate £475 £471 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 September 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.

1 385 (90.38%) TDD
2 376 (88.26%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (46.24%) Java
4 155 (36.38%) JavaScript
5 122 (28.64%) C#
6 121 (28.40%) Scrum
7 120 (28.17%) HTML
8 114 (26.76%) .NET
9 108 (25.35%) Finance
10 102 (23.94%) DevOps
11 101 (23.71%) Pair Programming
12 98 (23.00%) CSS
13 92 (21.60%) Amazon AWS
14 91 (21.36%) AngularJS
15 80 (18.78%) Git (software)
16 78 (18.31%) HTML5
17 72 (16.90%) SQL
18 71 (16.67%) Node.js
19 70 (16.43%) MVC
20 67 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
21 66 (15.49%) Scala
22 65 (15.26%) MongoDB
23 61 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
24 59 (13.85%) OO
25 58 (13.62%) Python
25 58 (13.62%) E-Commerce
26 55 (12.91%) Banking
26 55 (12.91%) QA
26 55 (12.91%) Test Automation
27 54 (12.68%) Cucumber

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 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.11%) Apache
4 6 (1.41%) Confluence
5 5 (1.17%) Drupal
5 5 (1.17%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.94%) JBoss
6 4 (0.94%) Jetty
7 3 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.47%) WildFly
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
9 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.47%) Maximo
1 2 (0.47%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 92 (21.60%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.88%) GitHub
5 5 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.47%) PaaS
6 2 (0.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) Heroku
7 1 (0.23%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.69%) HTTP
2 23 (5.40%) MQTT
2 23 (5.40%) RTSP
3 3 (0.70%) Network Security
4 2 (0.47%) DMZ
4 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 2 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.23%) FTP
5 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.26%) MongoDB
2 45 (10.56%) SQL Server
3 39 (9.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 32 (7.51%) Big Data
5 30 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 25 (5.87%) Hadoop
7 23 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (3.52%) MySQL
10 11 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (2.11%) HBase
13 8 (1.88%) Redis
14 5 (1.17%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.17%) CouchDB
14 5 (1.17%) Spark SQL
15 4 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.94%) SimpleDB
16 3 (0.70%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 80 (18.78%) Git (software)
2 54 (12.68%) Cucumber
3 51 (11.97%) Selenium
4 49 (11.50%) Jenkins
5 46 (10.80%) Maven
6 40 (9.39%) IntelliJ
6 40 (9.39%) WebDriver
7 31 (7.28%) JIRA
8 24 (5.63%) TeamCity
9 22 (5.16%) Eclipse
9 22 (5.16%) Jasmine
10 18 (4.23%) Subversion
10 18 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (3.99%) Gradle
11 17 (3.99%) gulp
11 17 (3.99%) SpecFlow
12 15 (3.52%) JUnit
13 14 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (3.29%) Xcode
14 12 (2.82%) Grunt
General
1 108 (25.35%) Finance
2 55 (12.91%) Banking
3 23 (5.40%) Financial Institution
4 17 (3.99%) Front Office
5 15 (3.52%) Back Office
5 15 (3.52%) Retail
6 11 (2.58%) Marketing
7 10 (2.35%) Games
8 7 (1.64%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 324 (76.06%) Developer
2 119 (27.93%) Java Developer
3 105 (24.65%) Senior Developer
4 62 (14.55%) Agile Developer
5 59 (13.85%) Agile Java Developer
5 59 (13.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 58 (13.62%) C# Developer
7 38 (8.92%) Senior Agile Developer
8 37 (8.69%) .NET Developer
8 37 (8.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 32 (7.51%) AWS Developer
10 31 (7.28%) Scala Developer
11 30 (7.04%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 25 (5.87%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (4.23%) Analyst
15 18 (4.23%) Developer in Test
16 17 (3.99%) Apache Spark Developer
16 17 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (28.17%) HTML
2 114 (26.76%) .NET
3 98 (23.00%) CSS
4 91 (21.36%) AngularJS
5 78 (18.31%) HTML5
6 71 (16.67%) Node.js
7 53 (12.44%) Web Services
8 52 (12.21%) React
9 45 (10.56%) ASP.NET
9 45 (10.56%) JSON
10 38 (8.92%) CSS3
11 36 (8.45%) REST
12 35 (8.22%) jQuery
12 35 (8.22%) Kafka
13 31 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (7.28%) RESTful
14 29 (6.81%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (6.57%) JMS
15 28 (6.57%) XML
16 25 (5.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.92%) Derivative
2 37 (8.69%) User Experience
3 36 (8.45%) Public Cloud
4 31 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.63%) Computer Science
6 23 (5.40%) Video on Demand
7 16 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (3.29%) Streaming Video
9 12 (2.82%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.35%) Fixed Income
10 10 (2.35%) iPhone
10 10 (2.35%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.41%) iPad
12 5 (1.17%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.17%) Equities
12 5 (1.17%) Fintech
12 5 (1.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (1.17%) Swaptions
13 4 (0.94%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.98%) Apple iOS
2 32 (7.51%) Linux
3 28 (6.57%) Android
4 16 (3.76%) Unix
5 11 (2.58%) Windows
6 5 (1.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (90.38%) TDD
2 376 (88.26%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (28.40%) Scrum
4 102 (23.94%) DevOps
5 101 (23.71%) Pair Programming
6 70 (16.43%) MVC
7 67 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (13.85%) OO
9 58 (13.62%) E-Commerce
10 55 (12.91%) Test Automation
11 51 (11.97%) Microservices
12 48 (11.27%) Front End Development
13 43 (10.09%) Kanban
13 43 (10.09%) OOP
14 40 (9.39%) High Availability
15 36 (8.45%) Automated Testing
15 36 (8.45%) Mentoring
16 34 (7.98%) Software Engineering
17 32 (7.51%) Multithreading
18 31 (7.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 197 (46.24%) Java
2 155 (36.38%) JavaScript
3 122 (28.64%) C#
4 72 (16.90%) SQL
5 66 (15.49%) Scala
6 58 (13.62%) Python
7 32 (7.51%) PHP
8 28 (6.57%) C
9 26 (6.10%) Ruby
10 19 (4.46%) Clojure
11 16 (3.76%) Objective-C
12 12 (2.82%) C++
13 11 (2.58%) Apple Swift
14 10 (2.35%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.64%) XAML
16 6 (1.41%) ES6
17 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.94%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.94%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (6.10%) Degree
2 9 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.64%) ISEB
4 6 (1.41%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (12.91%) QA
2 8 (1.88%) SDET
3 1 (0.23%) FATCA
3 1 (0.23%) WAI
3 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (2.82%) Docker
2 8 (1.88%) HDFS
3 7 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.23%) GridGain
5 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.35%) Puppet
3 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.70%) logstash
4 2 (0.47%) Ansible
4 2 (0.47%) Kibana
4 2 (0.47%) Nagios
5 1 (0.23%) Grafana
5 1 (0.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (4.23%) Oracle
2 16 (3.76%) New Relic
3 10 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.88%) Apple
4 8 (1.88%) Zend
5 7 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.41%) Splunk
7 4 (0.94%) HP
7 4 (0.94%) SAP
7 4 (0.94%) Solace
8 3 (0.70%) Adobe
8 3 (0.70%) Google
8 3 (0.70%) IBM
8 3 (0.70%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.47%) Tableau
9 2 (0.47%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.23%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.23%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.23%) Rally
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