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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing BDD 17 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.12% 1.19% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.54% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 13
Median daily rate £338 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £408 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
1224 1235 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.69% 77.19% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 761 585
Median daily rate £425 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 70
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +9 11 £325 -27.77% 2
Leicestershire +5 4 £413 +37.50%
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £525 +40.00% 3
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (60.00%) TDD
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Spring
3 11 (44.00%) JSON
3 11 (44.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) JUnit
4 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (36.00%) C#
5 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (32.00%) Cobertura
6 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (32.00%) Java EE
6 8 (32.00%) JBehave
6 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (32.00%) SOAP
6 8 (32.00%) JBoss
6 8 (32.00%) BladeLogic
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) JDBC
8 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
8 6 (24.00%) JPA
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database

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 8 (32.00%) JBoss
1 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DMZ
1 2 (8.00%) Extranet
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) JUnit
2 8 (32.00%) Cobertura
2 8 (32.00%) JBehave
2 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.00%) Mockito
5 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.00%) Subversion
5 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) Ant
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) NUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (4.00%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) JSON
1 11 (44.00%) Spring
2 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (32.00%) Java EE
3 8 (32.00%) SOAP
4 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 6 (24.00%) JDBC
5 6 (24.00%) JPA
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.00%) HTML5
7 4 (16.00%) REST
8 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
8 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) TDD
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) SOLID
7 5 (20.00%) Kanban
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
9 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.00%) MVC
9 3 (12.00%) OOP
10 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Open Source
11 1 (4.00%) Concurrent Programming
11 1 (4.00%) DevOps
11 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Twitter
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