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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 38 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +3
Contract jobs citing BDD 81 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.92% 0.87% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 1.11% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £313 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £380 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +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
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
1334 1257 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.09% 78.51% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 786 618
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 47 55
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +21 51 £450 +28.57% 7
Northamptonshire +8 15 £400 - 3
Derbyshire - 3 £375 - 2
Leicestershire - 2 £450 - 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for BDD.

1 82 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (66.33%) Jenkins
3 59 (60.20%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (55.10%) PHP
5 51 (52.04%) Git (software)
5 51 (52.04%) Docker
6 49 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 48 (48.98%) Behat
8 44 (44.90%) OO
9 43 (43.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 41 (41.84%) Cucumber
11 36 (36.73%) Doctrine
12 35 (35.71%) TDD
13 34 (34.69%) WebDriver
14 33 (33.67%) Front End Development
14 33 (33.67%) OO PHP
14 33 (33.67%) Relational Database
14 33 (33.67%) Elasticsearch
15 32 (32.65%) PostgreSQL
16 31 (31.63%) AngularJS
17 28 (28.57%) Zend
18 27 (27.55%) HTTP
18 27 (27.55%) HTML
19 26 (26.53%) CSS
20 24 (24.49%) MVC
21 22 (22.45%) Zend Framework
22 20 (20.41%) Grunt
22 20 (20.41%) gulp
23 19 (19.39%) CSS3
23 19 (19.39%) Unit Testing

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 (33.67%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (13.27%) Confluence
3 7 (7.14%) JBoss
3 7 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.10%) CMS
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.02%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.55%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) DMZ
2 2 (2.04%) Extranet
2 2 (2.04%) Intranet
2 2 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.67%) Relational Database
2 32 (32.65%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.16%) RDBMS
5 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) MySQL
7 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (66.33%) Jenkins
2 51 (52.04%) Git (software)
3 41 (41.84%) Cucumber
4 34 (34.69%) WebDriver
5 20 (20.41%) Grunt
5 20 (20.41%) gulp
6 18 (18.37%) JIRA
7 15 (15.31%) Protractor
8 14 (14.29%) JUnit
9 13 (13.27%) PHPUnit
10 8 (8.16%) Selenium
10 8 (8.16%) SonarQube
11 7 (7.14%) Cobertura
11 7 (7.14%) JBehave
11 7 (7.14%) Maven
12 6 (6.12%) Gradle
13 5 (5.10%) JProfiler
14 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
14 4 (4.08%) IntelliJ
14 4 (4.08%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.22%) Banking
2 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Electronics
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.04%) Marketing
3 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (80.61%) Developer
2 37 (37.76%) Senior Developer
3 27 (27.55%) PHP Developer
4 19 (19.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (17.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 12 (12.24%) Java Developer
7 11 (11.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Agile Developer
9 6 (6.12%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.12%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (6.12%) PHP Zend Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Symfony Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Scrum Master
11 4 (4.08%) Agile Scrum Master
11 4 (4.08%) Analyst
11 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
12 3 (3.06%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.98%) Behat
2 36 (36.73%) Doctrine
3 31 (31.63%) AngularJS
4 27 (27.55%) HTML
5 26 (26.53%) CSS
6 22 (22.45%) Zend Framework
7 19 (19.39%) CSS3
7 19 (19.39%) JSON
7 19 (19.39%) Symfony
8 18 (18.37%) Gherkin
9 15 (15.31%) LESS
10 14 (14.29%) JMS
10 14 (14.29%) Spring
11 13 (13.27%) Hibernate
11 13 (13.27%) SOAP
12 12 (12.24%) Backbone.js
12 12 (12.24%) Java EE
12 12 (12.24%) Twig
13 11 (11.22%) .NET
14 10 (10.20%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 10 (10.20%) User Experience
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) EPoS
5 1 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Linux
2 16 (16.33%) Unix
3 15 (15.31%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (60.20%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (44.90%) OO
4 43 (43.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (35.71%) TDD
6 33 (33.67%) Front End Development
6 33 (33.67%) OO PHP
7 24 (24.49%) MVC
8 19 (19.39%) Unit Testing
9 18 (18.37%) Case Management
10 17 (17.35%) Mentoring
10 17 (17.35%) Scrum
11 16 (16.33%) Open Source
12 13 (13.27%) Configuration Management
13 12 (12.24%) Line Management
14 11 (11.22%) Service Design
15 10 (10.20%) Data Protection
15 10 (10.20%) Kanban
16 9 (9.18%) SOLID
17 7 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.10%) PHP
2 49 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.31%) Java
4 14 (14.29%) C#
5 10 (10.20%) SQL
6 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.06%) Ruby
6 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.06%) VBScript
7 2 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.20%) DBS Check
3 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) WAI
2 7 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.06%) QA
4 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (52.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) Zend
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle
3 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.12%) Perforce
5 5 (5.10%) Rally
6 3 (3.06%) Apigee
6 3 (3.06%) Twitter
7 2 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (1.02%) Cadence
8 1 (1.02%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
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