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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 82 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.39% 0.96% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.23% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 6
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £354 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £550
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 - -
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
1338 1221 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.04% 78.22% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 800 661
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 55
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 11 £450 +5.88% 8
Northamptonshire -13 5 - - 2
Leicestershire -3 3 £300 -16.60% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £350 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for BDD.

1 88 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (64.58%) Jenkins
3 57 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (59.38%) PHP
4 56 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 54 (56.25%) Docker
6 51 (53.13%) Behat
7 46 (47.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
9 44 (45.83%) OO
10 42 (43.75%) Cucumber
11 39 (40.63%) Doctrine
12 37 (38.54%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (37.50%) OO PHP
14 34 (35.42%) WebDriver
14 34 (35.42%) TDD
15 33 (34.38%) Elasticsearch
15 33 (34.38%) Front End Development
16 30 (31.25%) HTTP
17 28 (29.17%) Relational Database
17 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
17 28 (29.17%) Zend
18 26 (27.08%) HTML
19 25 (26.04%) CSS
20 23 (23.96%) Scrum
21 22 (22.92%) Symfony
21 22 (22.92%) MVC
21 22 (22.92%) Zend Framework
21 22 (22.92%) Mentoring
22 21 (21.88%) Linux

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 33 (34.38%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (13.54%) Confluence
3 3 (3.13%) CMS
4 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.04%) JBoss
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Photoshop
1 13 (13.54%) Pixelmator
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.54%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 62 (64.58%) Jenkins
2 56 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 42 (43.75%) Cucumber
4 34 (35.42%) WebDriver
5 20 (20.83%) Grunt
5 20 (20.83%) gulp
6 19 (19.79%) JIRA
7 16 (16.67%) PHPUnit
8 15 (15.63%) Protractor
9 12 (12.50%) Selenium
10 8 (8.33%) JUnit
10 8 (8.33%) SonarQube
11 7 (7.29%) Maven
12 6 (6.25%) Gradle
13 5 (5.21%) JProfiler
14 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
14 4 (4.17%) IntelliJ
15 3 (3.13%) Appium
15 3 (3.13%) Subversion
15 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (11.46%) Banking
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
3 9 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Electronics
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (73.96%) Developer
2 39 (40.63%) Senior Developer
3 27 (28.13%) PHP Developer
4 19 (19.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (17.71%) Senior PHP Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Agile Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Scrum Master
9 6 (6.25%) Symfony Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (4.17%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
11 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
12 3 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (53.13%) Behat
2 39 (40.63%) Doctrine
3 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
4 26 (27.08%) HTML
5 25 (26.04%) CSS
6 22 (22.92%) Symfony
6 22 (22.92%) Zend Framework
7 19 (19.79%) CSS3
8 17 (17.71%) JMS
9 16 (16.67%) Gherkin
10 15 (15.63%) LESS
11 12 (12.50%) JSON
11 12 (12.50%) Twig
12 10 (10.42%) Spring
13 9 (9.38%) Backbone.js
14 7 (7.29%) Hibernate
14 7 (7.29%) RESTful
14 7 (7.29%) SOAP
14 7 (7.29%) Velocity
15 6 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Visualisation
2 7 (7.29%) User Experience
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) EPoS
5 1 (1.04%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Linux
2 16 (16.67%) Unix
3 15 (15.63%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (47.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 44 (45.83%) OO
5 36 (37.50%) OO PHP
6 34 (35.42%) TDD
7 33 (34.38%) Front End Development
8 23 (23.96%) Scrum
9 22 (22.92%) Mentoring
9 22 (22.92%) MVC
10 18 (18.75%) Case Management
10 18 (18.75%) Open Source
11 16 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 12 (12.50%) Line Management
13 11 (11.46%) Service Design
14 10 (10.42%) Kanban
15 9 (9.38%) Unit Testing
16 7 (7.29%) Continuous Deployment
16 7 (7.29%) Data Protection
16 7 (7.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 57 (59.38%) PHP
2 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.63%) Java
4 10 (10.42%) SQL
5 9 (9.38%) C#
6 3 (3.13%) Ruby
7 2 (2.08%) XAML
8 1 (1.04%) C++
8 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.42%) DBS Check
3 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) ISEB
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) WAI
2 6 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.04%) SDET
System Software
1 54 (56.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) Zend
2 6 (6.25%) Perforce
3 5 (5.21%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) Apigee
5 2 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.04%) Cadence
6 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com