The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 68 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 14 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.04% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
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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
1028 823 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.26% 71.75% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 433 223
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Selenium
3 11 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
5 9 (40.91%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) Scrum
6 8 (36.36%) WebDriver
7 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) Maven
8 6 (27.27%) JSON
8 6 (27.27%) QA
8 6 (27.27%) CSS
8 6 (27.27%) Ant
8 6 (27.27%) RESTful
9 5 (22.73%) Hudson
9 5 (22.73%) JIRA
10 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
10 4 (18.18%) Banking
10 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) User Stories
11 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Kanban

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
3 8 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
4 7 (31.82%) Maven
5 6 (27.27%) Ant
6 5 (22.73%) Hudson
6 5 (22.73%) JIRA
7 3 (13.64%) FitNesse
8 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
8 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 2 (9.09%) JBehave
8 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
8 2 (9.09%) Calabash
8 2 (9.09%) MSTest
8 2 (9.09%) Gradle
8 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
9 1 (4.55%) Concordion
9 1 (4.55%) Cobertura
9 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) JSP
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Management
7 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
7 2 (9.09%) OOD
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Feature Driven Development
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) XPath
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
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