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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 23 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -4
Contract jobs citing BDD 63 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.12% 1.17% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 1.42% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 7
Median daily rate £425 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £248 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
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
830 1407 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.58% 82.38% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 751 531
Median daily rate £398 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.01% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 111 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (66.67%) Scrum
3 72 (60.00%) TDD
4 67 (55.83%) Java
5 58 (48.33%) Python
6 56 (46.67%) JIRA
7 52 (43.33%) JavaScript
8 49 (40.83%) AngularJS
9 42 (35.00%) PostGIS
10 41 (34.17%) Kanban
11 40 (33.33%) Cucumber
12 39 (32.50%) GeoServer
13 36 (30.00%) OpenLayers
14 35 (29.17%) Gradle
14 35 (29.17%) Open Source
15 34 (28.33%) SQL
15 34 (28.33%) GIS
16 33 (27.50%) ESRI
16 33 (27.50%) JBehave
17 32 (26.67%) User Stories
17 32 (26.67%) Maven
18 31 (25.83%) Leaflet
19 28 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (22.50%) Jenkins
21 26 (21.67%) Web Services
21 26 (21.67%) Linux
22 25 (20.83%) Selenium
23 24 (20.00%) NoSQL
24 21 (17.50%) Test Automation
25 20 (16.67%) User Experience

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 39 (32.50%) GeoServer
2 5 (4.17%) ArcGIS
2 5 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.33%) GIS
2 24 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 16 (13.33%) Spatial Data
4 15 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.83%) QGIS
6 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 56 (46.67%) JIRA
2 40 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 35 (29.17%) Gradle
4 33 (27.50%) JBehave
5 32 (26.67%) Maven
6 27 (22.50%) Jenkins
7 25 (20.83%) Selenium
8 19 (15.83%) Hudson
9 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 14 (11.67%) Bower
11 12 (10.00%) Subversion
12 9 (7.50%) WebDriver
13 5 (4.17%) DBeaver
14 4 (3.33%) Protractor
15 2 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (1.67%) Grunt
15 2 (1.67%) gulp
15 2 (1.67%) Jasmine
15 2 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
15 2 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (2.50%) Publishing
2 2 (1.67%) Banking
2 2 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (45.83%) Developer
2 34 (28.33%) Analyst
3 22 (18.33%) Test Analyst
4 20 (16.67%) GIS Developer
4 20 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 14 (11.67%) Scrum Master
6 12 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 12 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 12 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Agile Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Architect
11 4 (3.33%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.33%) GIS Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Senior GIS Analyst
12 3 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (40.83%) AngularJS
2 42 (35.00%) PostGIS
3 36 (30.00%) OpenLayers
4 31 (25.83%) Leaflet
5 26 (21.67%) Web Services
6 16 (13.33%) CSS
6 16 (13.33%) HTML
6 16 (13.33%) Node.js
7 13 (10.83%) Sass
8 12 (10.00%) REST
8 12 (10.00%) XML
9 11 (9.17%) jQuery
10 7 (5.83%) Flask
10 7 (5.83%) React
10 7 (5.83%) RESTful
11 6 (5.00%) Java EE
11 6 (5.00%) Spring
12 5 (4.17%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.33%) JPA
14 3 (2.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) User Experience
2 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.33%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.67%) Fintech
4 2 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.67%) iPad
4 2 (1.67%) iPhone
4 2 (1.67%) Photography
5 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.67%) Linux
2 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (66.67%) Scrum
3 72 (60.00%) TDD
4 41 (34.17%) Kanban
5 35 (29.17%) Open Source
6 32 (26.67%) User Stories
7 28 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (17.50%) Test Automation
9 14 (11.67%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (10.83%) SDLC
11 12 (10.00%) DevOps
11 12 (10.00%) Front End Development
11 12 (10.00%) Microservices
12 11 (9.17%) Product Management
13 10 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (8.33%) Manual Testing
13 10 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.33%) Wireframes
14 9 (7.50%) Continuous Deployment
14 9 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (55.83%) Java
2 58 (48.33%) Python
3 52 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 34 (28.33%) SQL
5 12 (10.00%) CoffeeScript
6 9 (7.50%) Perl
7 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.67%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.67%) Clojure
8 2 (1.67%) ES6
8 2 (1.67%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.67%) PHP
8 2 (1.67%) Scala
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) ISEB
3 5 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (2.50%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Ansible
2 2 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (27.50%) ESRI
2 10 (8.33%) VMware
3 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.67%) Apple
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (0.83%) HP
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