The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 78 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.28% 1.07% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.48% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 8
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£390 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1253 1082 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.17% 72.28% 69.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 545 404
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 73 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -35.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £53.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the East Midlands region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

BDD
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +1 13 £390 - 9
Derbyshire 0 4 £385 +20.31% 5
Northamptonshire -11 3 £450 +12.50% 6
Leicestershire - 1 £300 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £353 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (79.55%) TDD
3 24 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 19 (43.18%) Scrum
5 18 (40.91%) Java
6 16 (36.36%) Calabash
7 15 (34.09%) JUnit
8 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (27.27%) Apple iOS
10 11 (25.00%) iOS Development
11 10 (22.73%) Android Development
11 10 (22.73%) Android
11 10 (22.73%) Objective-C
11 10 (22.73%) Finance
11 10 (22.73%) QA
12 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
12 9 (20.45%) MVC
12 9 (20.45%) Android Studio
12 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
13 8 (18.18%) Spring
13 8 (18.18%) C#
13 8 (18.18%) .NET
14 7 (15.91%) MySQL
14 7 (15.91%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (15.91%) RESTful
15 6 (13.64%) WebDriver
15 6 (13.64%) REST
15 6 (13.64%) Spring MVC
15 6 (13.64%) Selenium
16 5 (11.36%) JSON

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 16 (36.36%) Calabash
3 15 (34.09%) JUnit
4 9 (20.45%) Android Studio
5 6 (13.64%) WebDriver
5 6 (13.64%) Selenium
6 5 (11.36%) SpecFlow
6 5 (11.36%) Xcode
7 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.27%) Gradle
9 1 (2.27%) NUnit
9 1 (2.27%) Spock
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Android Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Test Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Quality Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Manager
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Information Manager
5 3 (6.82%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) QA Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Information Systems Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
1 8 (18.18%) Spring
2 7 (15.91%) RESTful
3 6 (13.64%) Spring MVC
3 6 (13.64%) REST
4 5 (11.36%) JSON
4 5 (11.36%) Web Services
5 4 (9.09%) J2EE
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.55%) Java EE
7 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.55%) React
8 1 (2.27%) CSS3
8 1 (2.27%) Spring Integration
8 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 10 (22.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (79.55%) TDD
3 19 (43.18%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 10 (22.73%) Android Development
7 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
7 9 (20.45%) MVC
8 7 (15.91%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (11.36%) Open Source
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
10 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.09%) Agile Testing
11 3 (6.82%) User Stories
11 3 (6.82%) Procedural Programming
11 3 (6.82%) OOP
11 3 (6.82%) OO
11 3 (6.82%) OOD
11 3 (6.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) Objective-C
3 8 (18.18%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) Apple Swift
5 4 (9.09%) Ruby
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
1 4 (9.09%) Apple
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) hybris