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 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 40 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 58 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.38% 1.32% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 1.63% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £288 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £500
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
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
1096 1169 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.72% 81.35% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 618 616
Median daily rate £400 £373 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 20
Median hourly rate £15.82 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.81% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.35 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
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 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 25 June 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for BDD.

1 77 (85.56%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (66.67%) Scrum
3 50 (55.56%) TDD
4 42 (46.67%) Java
5 37 (41.11%) JavaScript
6 36 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 35 (38.89%) Kanban
8 34 (37.78%) JIRA
9 33 (36.67%) Selenium
9 33 (36.67%) Python
10 32 (35.56%) Jenkins
11 31 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (31.11%) PostGIS
12 28 (31.11%) Cucumber
13 27 (30.00%) GeoServer
13 27 (30.00%) Web Services
14 25 (27.78%) GIS
14 25 (27.78%) JBehave
14 25 (27.78%) User Stories
15 24 (26.67%) Open Source
15 24 (26.67%) NoSQL
16 23 (25.56%) OpenLayers
17 22 (24.44%) Gradle
17 22 (24.44%) SQL
17 22 (24.44%) QA
18 20 (22.22%) Maven
19 19 (21.11%) HTML
20 18 (20.00%) ESRI
20 18 (20.00%) Leaflet
20 18 (20.00%) 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 27 (30.00%) GeoServer
2 6 (6.67%) ArcGIS
3 5 (5.56%) CMS
3 5 (5.56%) JBoss
3 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.78%) GIS
2 24 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 16 (17.78%) MongoDB
3 16 (17.78%) Spatial Data
4 7 (7.78%) QGIS
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (37.78%) JIRA
2 33 (36.67%) Selenium
3 32 (35.56%) Jenkins
4 28 (31.11%) Cucumber
5 25 (27.78%) JBehave
6 22 (24.44%) Gradle
7 20 (22.22%) Maven
8 17 (18.89%) Hudson
9 16 (17.78%) Git (software)
10 15 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 13 (14.44%) Subversion
12 12 (13.33%) Bower
13 5 (5.56%) Cobertura
13 5 (5.56%) DBeaver
13 5 (5.56%) JUnit
14 4 (4.44%) JMeter
15 2 (2.22%) GitLab
15 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
15 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.33%) Publishing
2 2 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Analyst
3 17 (18.89%) GIS Developer
4 15 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 12 (13.33%) Business Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Scrum Master
6 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Tester
9 5 (5.56%) Architect
9 5 (5.56%) QA Tester
10 4 (4.44%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Data Architect
11 3 (3.33%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 28 (31.11%) PostGIS
3 27 (30.00%) Web Services
4 23 (25.56%) OpenLayers
5 19 (21.11%) HTML
6 18 (20.00%) Leaflet
7 16 (17.78%) CSS
8 15 (16.67%) Node.js
9 14 (15.56%) REST
10 13 (14.44%) Sass
11 12 (13.33%) jQuery
11 12 (13.33%) XML
12 11 (12.22%) Spring
13 9 (10.00%) Java EE
14 8 (8.89%) Flask
14 8 (8.89%) Gherkin
15 7 (7.78%) Hibernate
15 7 (7.78%) JPA
16 6 (6.67%) Spring Boot
17 5 (5.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) User Experience
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (4.44%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.22%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Linux
2 2 (2.22%) Unix
3 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (85.56%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (66.67%) Scrum
3 50 (55.56%) TDD
4 35 (38.89%) Kanban
5 31 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (27.78%) User Stories
7 24 (26.67%) Open Source
8 14 (15.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (15.56%) Microservices
9 13 (14.44%) SDLC
9 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
10 12 (13.33%) Product Management
10 12 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 11 (12.22%) Front End Development
12 10 (11.11%) Wireframes
13 9 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
13 9 (10.00%) Project Management
14 7 (7.78%) Coaching
15 6 (6.67%) Regression Testing
15 6 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.67%) Java
2 37 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 33 (36.67%) Python
4 22 (24.44%) SQL
5 12 (13.33%) CoffeeScript
6 11 (12.22%) Perl
7 7 (7.78%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.22%) C#
8 2 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.33%) ISEB
2 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.44%) QA
2 11 (12.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.33%) WCAG
4 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) ESRI
2 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.22%) VMware
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle
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