The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 27 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 49 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.02% 1.51% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 1.84% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 6
Median daily rate £420 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £323 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £450
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 £42.50 - -

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
676 1140 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.05% 81.78% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 592 568
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for BDD.

1 121 (98.37%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (61.79%) TDD
3 75 (60.98%) Java
4 72 (58.54%) Scrum
5 58 (47.15%) Python
6 46 (37.40%) JavaScript
6 46 (37.40%) JIRA
6 46 (37.40%) Cucumber
7 43 (34.96%) AngularJS
8 42 (34.15%) Kanban
9 33 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (24.39%) Selenium
11 29 (23.58%) SQL
12 28 (22.76%) Gradle
12 28 (22.76%) Open Source
13 27 (21.95%) PostGIS
14 26 (21.14%) User Stories
14 26 (21.14%) OpenLayers
15 24 (19.51%) GeoServer
15 24 (19.51%) Leaflet
15 24 (19.51%) JBehave
15 24 (19.51%) GIS
15 24 (19.51%) ESRI
15 24 (19.51%) Maven
16 23 (18.70%) Linux
16 23 (18.70%) Test Automation
17 22 (17.89%) Jenkins
18 20 (16.26%) DevOps
19 19 (15.45%) Degree
20 17 (13.82%) QA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 24 (19.51%) GeoServer
2 3 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) JBoss
3 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.51%) GIS
2 16 (13.01%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.76%) Spatial Data
4 5 (4.07%) QGIS
5 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (37.40%) Cucumber
1 46 (37.40%) JIRA
2 30 (24.39%) Selenium
3 28 (22.76%) Gradle
4 24 (19.51%) JBehave
4 24 (19.51%) Maven
5 22 (17.89%) Jenkins
6 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
7 10 (8.13%) Hudson
8 9 (7.32%) WebDriver
9 8 (6.50%) Subversion
10 7 (5.69%) Protractor
11 5 (4.07%) Bower
12 4 (3.25%) Jasmine
12 4 (3.25%) SpecFlow
13 3 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (1.63%) Grunt
14 2 (1.63%) gulp
14 2 (1.63%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (1.63%) Xcode
General
1 7 (5.69%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Publishing
3 2 (1.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.63%) Electronics
3 2 (1.63%) Law
3 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.63%) Marketing
3 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (44.72%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) Analyst
3 23 (18.70%) Java Developer
4 20 (16.26%) Test Analyst
5 17 (13.82%) Scrum Master
6 16 (13.01%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (13.01%) Senior Test Analyst
7 14 (11.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (10.57%) Python Developer
9 10 (8.13%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.32%) Angular Developer
11 8 (6.50%) Automation Tester
11 8 (6.50%) Business Analyst
11 8 (6.50%) Tester
12 7 (5.69%) Agile Test Analyst
12 7 (5.69%) Developer in Test
12 7 (5.69%) Open Source Developer
13 5 (4.07%) Agile Business Analyst
13 5 (4.07%) GIS Developer
13 5 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.96%) AngularJS
2 27 (21.95%) PostGIS
3 26 (21.14%) OpenLayers
4 24 (19.51%) Leaflet
5 16 (13.01%) Spring
6 15 (12.20%) CSS
6 15 (12.20%) HTML
6 15 (12.20%) RESTful
7 14 (11.38%) Web Services
8 11 (8.94%) REST
9 10 (8.13%) Node.js
10 8 (6.50%) jQuery
10 8 (6.50%) React
10 8 (6.50%) Sass
11 7 (5.69%) Spring Boot
12 5 (4.07%) CSS3
12 5 (4.07%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.07%) HTML5
13 3 (2.44%) .NET
13 3 (2.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) User Experience
2 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Fintech
4 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.63%) iPad
4 2 (1.63%) iPhone
5 1 (0.81%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Linux
2 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (98.37%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (61.79%) TDD
3 72 (58.54%) Scrum
4 42 (34.15%) Kanban
5 33 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (22.76%) Open Source
7 26 (21.14%) User Stories
8 23 (18.70%) Test Automation
9 20 (16.26%) DevOps
10 14 (11.38%) Migration
11 13 (10.57%) Continuous Deployment
11 13 (10.57%) Data Migration
11 13 (10.57%) PRINCE2
12 12 (9.76%) SDLC
13 11 (8.94%) Front End Development
13 11 (8.94%) OO
13 11 (8.94%) Project Management
13 11 (8.94%) Waterfall
14 10 (8.13%) Microservices
15 9 (7.32%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.98%) Java
2 58 (47.15%) Python
3 46 (37.40%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.58%) SQL
5 6 (4.88%) ES6
6 4 (3.25%) Perl
7 3 (2.44%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (2.44%) Scala
8 2 (1.63%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.63%) Clojure
8 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.63%) Ruby
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (15.45%) Degree
2 9 (7.32%) ISEB
3 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) QA
2 11 (8.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.81%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Puppet
2 5 (4.07%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (19.51%) ESRI
2 2 (1.63%) Apple
2 2 (1.63%) SAP
2 2 (1.63%) Twitter
3 1 (0.81%) HP
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle
3 1 (0.81%) Progress
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