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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 45 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Contract jobs citing BDD 54 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.22% 1.14% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 1.40% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 5
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £331 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
BDD
Scotland

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
1067 1287 992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.36% 81.82% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 661 576
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for BDD.

1 85 (85.86%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (71.72%) Scrum
3 57 (57.58%) TDD
4 51 (51.52%) Java
5 43 (43.43%) JavaScript
6 42 (42.42%) AngularJS
7 41 (41.41%) Python
7 41 (41.41%) JIRA
8 38 (38.38%) Kanban
9 35 (35.35%) PostGIS
10 34 (34.34%) Jenkins
11 32 (32.32%) GeoServer
12 31 (31.31%) Cucumber
13 30 (30.30%) JBehave
14 29 (29.29%) Selenium
14 29 (29.29%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (28.28%) Open Source
15 28 (28.28%) SQL
15 28 (28.28%) GIS
15 28 (28.28%) Gradle
16 27 (27.27%) OpenLayers
16 27 (27.27%) Web Services
17 26 (26.26%) User Stories
17 26 (26.26%) NoSQL
18 25 (25.25%) Maven
19 24 (24.24%) ESRI
20 22 (22.22%) Leaflet
21 21 (21.21%) Linux
22 20 (20.20%) QA
23 19 (19.19%) Hudson

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 32 (32.32%) GeoServer
2 5 (5.05%) ArcGIS
2 5 (5.05%) JBoss
2 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.04%) CMS
4 2 (2.02%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) GIS
2 26 (26.26%) NoSQL
3 19 (19.19%) Spatial Data
4 17 (17.17%) MongoDB
5 9 (9.09%) QGIS
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (41.41%) JIRA
2 34 (34.34%) Jenkins
3 31 (31.31%) Cucumber
4 30 (30.30%) JBehave
5 29 (29.29%) Selenium
6 28 (28.28%) Gradle
7 25 (25.25%) Maven
8 19 (19.19%) Hudson
9 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
10 13 (13.13%) Bower
10 13 (13.13%) Subversion
11 10 (10.10%) WebDriver
12 5 (5.05%) Cobertura
12 5 (5.05%) DBeaver
12 5 (5.05%) JUnit
13 3 (3.03%) GitLab
14 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (1.01%) JMeter
General
1 2 (2.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (45.45%) Developer
2 23 (23.23%) Analyst
3 20 (20.20%) GIS Developer
4 17 (17.17%) Java Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Scrum Master
6 12 (12.12%) Agile Business Analyst
6 12 (12.12%) Business Analyst
7 11 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Test Analyst
8 10 (10.10%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (10.10%) Senior Test Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Tester
11 5 (5.05%) QA Tester
12 4 (4.04%) Agile Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Architect
12 4 (4.04%) Data Architect
12 4 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Automation Tester
13 3 (3.03%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.42%) AngularJS
2 35 (35.35%) PostGIS
3 27 (27.27%) OpenLayers
3 27 (27.27%) Web Services
4 22 (22.22%) Leaflet
5 18 (18.18%) HTML
6 17 (17.17%) CSS
7 16 (16.16%) Node.js
8 14 (14.14%) REST
8 14 (14.14%) Sass
9 12 (12.12%) jQuery
9 12 (12.12%) XML
10 11 (11.11%) Spring
11 10 (10.10%) Java EE
12 8 (8.08%) Flask
12 8 (8.08%) Hibernate
12 8 (8.08%) JPA
13 5 (5.05%) Backbone.js
13 5 (5.05%) JSON
13 5 (5.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) User Experience
2 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (4.04%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.02%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) Unix
3 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (85.86%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (71.72%) Scrum
3 57 (57.58%) TDD
4 38 (38.38%) Kanban
5 29 (29.29%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (28.28%) Open Source
7 26 (26.26%) User Stories
8 18 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 15 (15.15%) SDLC
10 14 (14.14%) Domain-Driven Design
10 14 (14.14%) Microservices
11 13 (13.13%) Product Management
12 12 (12.12%) Unit Testing
13 11 (11.11%) Front End Development
14 10 (10.10%) Project Management
14 10 (10.10%) Wireframes
15 9 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
16 8 (8.08%) Manual Testing
17 7 (7.07%) Coaching
17 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (51.52%) Java
2 43 (43.43%) JavaScript
3 41 (41.41%) Python
4 28 (28.28%) SQL
5 13 (13.13%) CoffeeScript
6 11 (11.11%) Perl
7 7 (7.07%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.03%) ISEB
2 3 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.20%) QA
2 11 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
1 5 (5.05%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) BladeLogic
2 4 (4.04%) Ansible
3 2 (2.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) ESRI
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle
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