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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 35 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing BDD 198 209 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.72% 3.87% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 4.70% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 184 175
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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
2992 4445 4715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.40% 82.33% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 3507 3499
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
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 18 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.01 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 364 (87.92%) TDD
2 356 (85.99%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (43.24%) Java
4 147 (35.51%) JavaScript
5 139 (33.57%) C#
6 126 (30.43%) .NET
7 120 (28.99%) Finance
8 115 (27.78%) HTML
9 113 (27.29%) Scrum
10 96 (23.19%) CSS
11 84 (20.29%) AngularJS
12 83 (20.05%) DevOps
13 81 (19.57%) Pair Programming
14 77 (18.60%) Git (software)
15 73 (17.63%) Amazon AWS
15 73 (17.63%) HTML5
15 73 (17.63%) Continuous Integration
16 72 (17.39%) SQL
17 68 (16.43%) MVC
18 64 (15.46%) OO
18 64 (15.46%) Node.js
19 62 (14.98%) MongoDB
20 61 (14.73%) Web Services
21 60 (14.49%) Banking
22 57 (13.77%) SQL Server
23 56 (13.53%) QA
24 55 (13.29%) Test Automation
24 55 (13.29%) Scala
24 55 (13.29%) E-Commerce
25 54 (13.04%) Selenium

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 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.14%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.42%) Confluence
4 6 (1.45%) Apache
5 5 (1.21%) Drupal
5 5 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.97%) JBoss
6 4 (0.97%) Jetty
6 4 (0.97%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.48%) CMS
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.48%) WildFly
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.24%) IIS
9 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) MS Office
2 2 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.48%) Maximo
1 2 (0.48%) Unica
2 1 (0.24%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 73 (17.63%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (1.69%) GitHub
4 7 (1.69%) IaaS
4 7 (1.69%) PaaS
5 5 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.48%) Lucidchart
6 2 (0.48%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.24%) Heroku
7 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.11%) HTTP
2 7 (1.69%) DMZ
2 7 (1.69%) VPN
3 3 (0.72%) Network Security
4 2 (0.48%) MQTT
4 2 (0.48%) RTSP
4 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) AMQP
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.98%) MongoDB
2 57 (13.77%) SQL Server
3 40 (9.66%) Apache Cassandra
4 34 (8.21%) NoSQL
5 29 (7.00%) Big Data
6 23 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.83%) Hadoop
8 18 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (3.62%) MySQL
10 11 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (2.42%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.17%) Redis
13 5 (1.21%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.97%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.97%) HBase
14 4 (0.97%) SimpleDB
14 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.72%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 77 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 54 (13.04%) Selenium
3 52 (12.56%) Cucumber
4 48 (11.59%) Maven
5 44 (10.63%) WebDriver
6 39 (9.42%) IntelliJ
7 36 (8.70%) JIRA
8 26 (6.28%) Jenkins
9 25 (6.04%) SpecFlow
10 22 (5.31%) Eclipse
11 21 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (5.07%) TeamCity
12 19 (4.59%) Jasmine
12 19 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (4.59%) Subversion
13 18 (4.35%) Gradle
14 17 (4.11%) gulp
15 15 (3.62%) JUnit
16 14 (3.38%) Xcode
17 13 (3.14%) Grunt
General
1 120 (28.99%) Finance
2 60 (14.49%) Banking
3 25 (6.04%) Financial Institution
4 17 (4.11%) Back Office
5 15 (3.62%) Front Office
6 14 (3.38%) Retail
7 12 (2.90%) Marketing
8 9 (2.17%) Games
9 8 (1.93%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.48%) Law
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 309 (74.64%) Developer
2 98 (23.67%) Java Developer
3 76 (18.36%) Senior Developer
4 65 (15.70%) C# Developer
5 54 (13.04%) Agile Developer
6 51 (12.32%) Agile Java Developer
7 42 (10.14%) .NET Developer
8 35 (8.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 29 (7.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 28 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 28 (6.76%) Senior Agile Developer
11 27 (6.52%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 26 (6.28%) JavaScript Developer
13 24 (5.80%) AWS Developer
14 21 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (5.07%) Senior C# Developer
15 20 (4.83%) Scala Developer
16 19 (4.59%) Developer in Test
17 18 (4.35%) Analyst
18 17 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (30.43%) .NET
2 115 (27.78%) HTML
3 96 (23.19%) CSS
4 84 (20.29%) AngularJS
5 73 (17.63%) HTML5
6 64 (15.46%) Node.js
7 61 (14.73%) Web Services
8 48 (11.59%) ASP.NET
9 44 (10.63%) React
10 37 (8.94%) CSS3
11 35 (8.45%) REST
12 34 (8.21%) RESTful
13 33 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (7.49%) jQuery
15 30 (7.25%) RabbitMQ
16 25 (6.04%) JMS
17 23 (5.56%) Sass
17 23 (5.56%) Spring
17 23 (5.56%) XML
18 22 (5.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.66%) Derivative
2 33 (7.97%) User Experience
3 30 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (3.62%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.66%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.42%) Fixed Income
8 10 (2.42%) iPhone
9 9 (2.17%) Fintech
9 9 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.45%) iPad
11 5 (1.21%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.21%) Equities
11 5 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.21%) Swaptions
12 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.97%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 33 (7.97%) Linux
3 31 (7.49%) Android
4 16 (3.86%) Unix
5 10 (2.42%) Windows
6 4 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (87.92%) TDD
2 356 (85.99%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (27.29%) Scrum
4 83 (20.05%) DevOps
5 81 (19.57%) Pair Programming
6 73 (17.63%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (16.43%) MVC
8 64 (15.46%) OO
9 55 (13.29%) E-Commerce
9 55 (13.29%) Test Automation
10 49 (11.84%) Front End Development
11 42 (10.14%) Kanban
12 41 (9.90%) OOP
13 37 (8.94%) Software Engineering
14 34 (8.21%) Automated Testing
14 34 (8.21%) Multithreading
15 33 (7.97%) Mentoring
16 32 (7.73%) Web Development
17 31 (7.49%) Microservices
17 31 (7.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (43.24%) Java
2 147 (35.51%) JavaScript
3 139 (33.57%) C#
4 72 (17.39%) SQL
5 55 (13.29%) Scala
6 39 (9.42%) Python
7 29 (7.00%) Ruby
8 28 (6.76%) PHP
9 17 (4.11%) Clojure
9 17 (4.11%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.14%) C++
11 11 (2.66%) Apple Swift
12 9 (2.17%) C
13 8 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.69%) XAML
15 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.97%) ES6
16 4 (0.97%) Go
16 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (5.31%) Degree
2 10 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.69%) ISEB
4 6 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (13.53%) QA
2 10 (2.42%) SDET
3 2 (0.48%) WCAG
4 1 (0.24%) FATCA
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (3.86%) Docker
2 12 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.72%) HDFS
4 2 (0.48%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) GridGain
5 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 17 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.14%) Puppet
3 4 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.72%) logstash
5 2 (0.48%) Ansible
5 2 (0.48%) Kibana
5 2 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) Grafana
6 1 (0.24%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (3.86%) Oracle
2 15 (3.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.62%) New Relic
3 11 (2.66%) Splunk
4 8 (1.93%) Atlassian
4 8 (1.93%) IBM
5 7 (1.69%) Apple
5 7 (1.69%) Zend
6 5 (1.21%) HP
7 4 (0.97%) Google
8 3 (0.72%) Adobe
8 3 (0.72%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.48%) Solace
9 2 (0.48%) Tableau
9 2 (0.48%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.24%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.24%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.24%) Rally
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