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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 47 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.10% 1.36% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 1.70% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 13
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £330 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
1237 1175 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.70% 79.93% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 676 552
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) TDD
3 34 (50.00%) Scrum
4 33 (48.53%) Selenium
5 24 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (35.29%) Java
6 23 (33.82%) JIRA
7 21 (30.88%) WebDriver
8 20 (29.41%) Jenkins
9 19 (27.94%) Kanban
10 18 (26.47%) Cucumber
10 18 (26.47%) QA
11 17 (25.00%) Web Services
11 17 (25.00%) Python
11 17 (25.00%) User Stories
12 16 (23.53%) AngularJS
12 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 16 (23.53%) JBehave
13 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
14 13 (19.12%) SQL
14 13 (19.12%) Open Source
15 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
15 11 (16.18%) Linux
15 11 (16.18%) GIS
15 11 (16.18%) PostGIS
16 10 (14.71%) REST
16 10 (14.71%) Microservices
16 10 (14.71%) Gradle
16 10 (14.71%) GeoServer
16 10 (14.71%) NoSQL

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 10 (14.71%) GeoServer
2 7 (10.29%) Node.js
3 5 (7.35%) JBoss
3 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.41%) ArcGIS
4 3 (4.41%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) GIS
2 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 33 (48.53%) Selenium
2 23 (33.82%) JIRA
3 21 (30.88%) WebDriver
4 20 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 18 (26.47%) Cucumber
6 16 (23.53%) JBehave
7 10 (14.71%) Gradle
7 10 (14.71%) Maven
8 9 (13.24%) Hudson
9 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
10 5 (7.35%) Cobertura
10 5 (7.35%) JUnit
11 4 (5.88%) Bower
11 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
11 4 (5.88%) JMeter
11 4 (5.88%) Subversion
12 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
13 2 (2.94%) GitLab
13 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Publishing
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Scrum Master
4 8 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) GIS Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Tester
6 6 (8.82%) Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.88%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.41%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.41%) GIS Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) Web Services
2 16 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 11 (16.18%) PostGIS
4 10 (14.71%) REST
4 10 (14.71%) Spring
5 9 (13.24%) HTML
6 8 (11.76%) Leaflet
6 8 (11.76%) OpenLayers
7 7 (10.29%) Gherkin
8 5 (7.35%) CSS
8 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.35%) Java EE
8 5 (7.35%) JDBC
8 5 (7.35%) JPA
8 5 (7.35%) JSON
8 5 (7.35%) SOAP
8 5 (7.35%) Spring Boot
8 5 (7.35%) XML
9 4 (5.88%) jQuery
9 4 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) TDD
3 34 (50.00%) Scrum
4 24 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (27.94%) Kanban
6 17 (25.00%) User Stories
7 13 (19.12%) Open Source
8 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.71%) Microservices
10 9 (13.24%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (13.24%) Project Management
10 9 (13.24%) SDLC
11 8 (11.76%) Automated Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 7 (10.29%) Product Management
13 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (8.82%) Manual Testing
13 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
13 6 (8.82%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) Java
2 17 (25.00%) Python
3 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.12%) SQL
5 7 (10.29%) C#
6 6 (8.82%) Perl
7 4 (5.88%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) ISEB
2 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) QA
2 8 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.41%) WCAG
4 1 (1.47%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) ESRI
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
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