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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 83 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.61% 1.19% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.55% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 9
Median daily rate £325 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
1320 1352 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.98% 76.86% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 796 605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.68 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Northamptonshire +12 5 £325 -23.52% 3
Leicestershire +4 2 £319 +6.25%
Nottinghamshire -13 1 - - 3
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) JSON
6 7 (26.92%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Spring
6 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Kanban
8 5 (19.23%) JPA
8 5 (19.23%) Cobertura
8 5 (19.23%) JBehave
8 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
8 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
8 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
8 5 (19.23%) HTML
8 5 (19.23%) JUnit
8 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
8 5 (19.23%) CSS
8 5 (19.23%) JDBC
8 5 (19.23%) SOAP
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) JBoss
8 5 (19.23%) RDBMS

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 5 (19.23%) JBoss
1 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Cobertura
1 5 (19.23%) JBehave
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
1 5 (19.23%) JUnit
2 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Calabash
5 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) MSTest
5 1 (3.85%) NUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.85%) VersionOne
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum Master
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
1 7 (26.92%) JSON
1 7 (26.92%) Spring
2 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) Java EE
2 5 (19.23%) JDBC
2 5 (19.23%) JPA
2 5 (19.23%) SOAP
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (19.23%) Kanban
7 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 4 (15.38%) OO
8 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) Open Source
8 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
9 2 (7.69%) DevOps
9 2 (7.69%) High Availability
9 2 (7.69%) OOD
9 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 3 (11.54%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.85%) Clojure
5 1 (3.85%) Haskell
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
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