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 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 30 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 45 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.33% 1.71% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 2.05% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 8
Median daily rate £444 £389 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.14% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £294 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £533 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
713 1219 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.48% 83.21% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 640 619
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 116 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (65.00%) TDD
3 72 (60.00%) Java
4 69 (57.50%) Scrum
5 48 (40.00%) Python
6 45 (37.50%) Cucumber
7 44 (36.67%) AngularJS
7 44 (36.67%) JavaScript
8 39 (32.50%) Kanban
9 37 (30.83%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (30.00%) JIRA
11 33 (27.50%) Selenium
12 25 (20.83%) User Stories
13 24 (20.00%) SQL
14 23 (19.17%) Gradle
14 23 (19.17%) Jenkins
14 23 (19.17%) Open Source
14 23 (19.17%) Test Automation
15 22 (18.33%) PostGIS
15 22 (18.33%) DevOps
16 21 (17.50%) OpenLayers
17 19 (15.83%) GeoServer
17 19 (15.83%) Leaflet
17 19 (15.83%) JBehave
17 19 (15.83%) GIS
17 19 (15.83%) ESRI
17 19 (15.83%) Linux
17 19 (15.83%) Spring
17 19 (15.83%) Maven
18 17 (14.17%) CSS

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 19 (15.83%) GeoServer
2 3 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.83%) GIS
2 15 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.00%) Spatial Data
4 5 (4.17%) QGIS
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 45 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 36 (30.00%) JIRA
3 33 (27.50%) Selenium
4 23 (19.17%) Gradle
4 23 (19.17%) Jenkins
5 19 (15.83%) JBehave
5 19 (15.83%) Maven
6 12 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (7.50%) WebDriver
8 8 (6.67%) Hudson
8 8 (6.67%) Subversion
9 7 (5.83%) Protractor
10 5 (4.17%) Bower
11 4 (3.33%) Jasmine
11 4 (3.33%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.67%) Grunt
13 2 (1.67%) gulp
13 2 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 10 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Publishing
3 2 (1.67%) Banking
3 2 (1.67%) Electronics
3 2 (1.67%) Law
3 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
3 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (44.17%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) Analyst
2 23 (19.17%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.17%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (12.50%) Scrum Master
5 14 (11.67%) Test Analyst
6 12 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Python Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (9.17%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (8.33%) Automation Tester
8 10 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Tester
9 9 (7.50%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.83%) Open Source Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) Developer in Test
12 5 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.67%) AngularJS
2 22 (18.33%) PostGIS
3 21 (17.50%) OpenLayers
4 19 (15.83%) Leaflet
4 19 (15.83%) Spring
5 17 (14.17%) CSS
5 17 (14.17%) HTML
6 16 (13.33%) RESTful
6 16 (13.33%) Web Services
7 13 (10.83%) Node.js
8 11 (9.17%) React
9 10 (8.33%) REST
10 8 (6.67%) jQuery
10 8 (6.67%) Sass
11 7 (5.83%) Spring Boot
12 5 (4.17%) CSS3
12 5 (4.17%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.17%) HTML5
13 4 (3.33%) .NET
14 3 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) User Experience
2 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) Fintech
4 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.67%) iPad
4 2 (1.67%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (65.00%) TDD
3 69 (57.50%) Scrum
4 39 (32.50%) Kanban
5 37 (30.83%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (20.83%) User Stories
7 23 (19.17%) Open Source
7 23 (19.17%) Test Automation
8 22 (18.33%) DevOps
9 13 (10.83%) Data Migration
9 13 (10.83%) Migration
10 12 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (10.00%) Front End Development
11 11 (9.17%) OO
11 11 (9.17%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.17%) SDLC
12 10 (8.33%) Project Management
13 9 (7.50%) Microservices
13 9 (7.50%) Open Source Development
13 9 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 72 (60.00%) Java
2 48 (40.00%) Python
3 44 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (5.00%) ES6
6 4 (3.33%) Perl
7 3 (2.50%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (2.50%) Ruby
7 3 (2.50%) Scala
8 2 (1.67%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.67%) Clojure
8 2 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (5.83%) ISEB
2 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.33%) QA
2 11 (9.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Puppet
2 5 (4.17%) Ansible
3 2 (1.67%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) ESRI
2 2 (1.67%) Apple
2 2 (1.67%) SAP
2 2 (1.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (1.67%) Twitter
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle
3 1 (0.83%) Progress
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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