The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.22% 1.65% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 1
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£400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1127 926 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.30% 72.57% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 253
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 18 (58.06%) TDD
4 17 (54.84%) Selenium
5 16 (51.61%) Test Automation
5 16 (51.61%) Cucumber
6 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
7 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (45.16%) Maven
7 14 (45.16%) Ant
8 13 (41.94%) Java
9 12 (38.71%) JSON
9 12 (38.71%) RESTful
9 12 (38.71%) WebDriver
10 11 (35.48%) Open Source
10 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (32.26%) Hudson
11 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (32.26%) JIRA
11 10 (32.26%) Scrum
11 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
11 10 (32.26%) HTML
12 9 (29.03%) UNIX
12 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
13 8 (25.81%) Gradle
13 8 (25.81%) User Stories
13 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
13 8 (25.81%) Finance
14 7 (22.58%) CSS
14 7 (22.58%) JSP

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 16 (51.61%) Cucumber
3 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
4 14 (45.16%) Maven
4 14 (45.16%) Ant
5 12 (38.71%) WebDriver
6 10 (32.26%) Hudson
6 10 (32.26%) JIRA
7 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.81%) Gradle
9 4 (12.90%) FitNesse
9 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
9 4 (12.90%) Appium
9 4 (12.90%) Calabash
10 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
10 3 (9.68%) Xcode
10 3 (9.68%) JMeter
11 2 (6.45%) Artifactory
11 2 (6.45%) MSTest
12 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Test Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Coach
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) JSON
1 12 (38.71%) RESTful
2 10 (32.26%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 7 (22.58%) JSP
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) XML Schema
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) Spring
6 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.23%) JAX-RS
7 1 (3.23%) J2SE
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) UNIX
2 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
2 5 (16.13%) Android
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) TDD
3 16 (51.61%) Test Automation
4 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
6 8 (25.81%) User Stories
7 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.90%) SOA
8 4 (12.90%) DevOps
9 3 (9.68%) Android Development
9 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
9 3 (9.68%) ATDD
9 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Twitter
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