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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 41 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing BDD 56 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.97% 1.83% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 2.25% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 11
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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 £44.25 - -
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
1160 1153 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.27% 81.14% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 647 573
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 21
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 70 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (59.26%) Scrum
3 45 (55.56%) TDD
4 37 (45.68%) Selenium
5 33 (40.74%) Java
6 29 (35.80%) JIRA
7 28 (34.57%) Kanban
8 27 (33.33%) Python
9 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
9 26 (32.10%) Web Services
10 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
11 24 (29.63%) Jenkins
11 24 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (28.40%) Cucumber
12 23 (28.40%) PostGIS
13 22 (27.16%) User Stories
13 22 (27.16%) QA
14 21 (25.93%) JBehave
15 20 (24.69%) WebDriver
15 20 (24.69%) GIS
15 20 (24.69%) GeoServer
16 19 (23.46%) NoSQL
16 19 (23.46%) Open Source
17 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
17 18 (22.22%) OpenLayers
18 17 (20.99%) SQL
19 16 (19.75%) Maven
19 16 (19.75%) Gradle
20 15 (18.52%) REST
20 15 (18.52%) Microservices

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 20 (24.69%) GeoServer
2 9 (11.11%) Node.js
3 5 (6.17%) JBoss
3 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.70%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) HTTP
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) GIS
2 19 (23.46%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.41%) QGIS
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (45.68%) Selenium
2 29 (35.80%) JIRA
3 24 (29.63%) Jenkins
4 23 (28.40%) Cucumber
5 21 (25.93%) JBehave
6 20 (24.69%) WebDriver
7 16 (19.75%) Gradle
7 16 (19.75%) Maven
8 13 (16.05%) Hudson
9 8 (9.88%) Bower
9 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
9 8 (9.88%) Subversion
10 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
11 5 (6.17%) Cobertura
11 5 (6.17%) JUnit
12 4 (4.94%) DBeaver
12 4 (4.94%) JMeter
13 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
14 2 (2.47%) GitLab
14 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) GIS Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Agile Business Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Scrum Master
5 8 (9.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Tester
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.94%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.70%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.70%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) Web Services
2 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
3 23 (28.40%) PostGIS
4 18 (22.22%) OpenLayers
5 15 (18.52%) REST
6 14 (17.28%) Leaflet
7 13 (16.05%) HTML
8 10 (12.35%) Spring
8 10 (12.35%) XML
9 9 (11.11%) CSS
10 8 (9.88%) jQuery
10 8 (9.88%) Sass
11 7 (8.64%) Flask
11 7 (8.64%) Gherkin
11 7 (8.64%) Java EE
12 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
12 5 (6.17%) JDBC
12 5 (6.17%) JPA
12 5 (6.17%) JSON
12 5 (6.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) User Experience
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.47%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.47%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (59.26%) Scrum
3 45 (55.56%) TDD
4 28 (34.57%) Kanban
5 24 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (27.16%) User Stories
7 19 (23.46%) Open Source
8 15 (18.52%) Microservices
9 13 (16.05%) SDLC
10 12 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
12 10 (12.35%) Product Management
13 9 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
13 9 (11.11%) Project Management
14 8 (9.88%) Automated Testing
14 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
14 8 (9.88%) Wireframes
15 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
15 6 (7.41%) Manual Testing
15 6 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) Java
2 27 (33.33%) Python
3 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.99%) SQL
5 10 (12.35%) Perl
6 8 (9.88%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (8.64%) C#
8 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) ISEB
2 8 (9.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.16%) QA
2 10 (12.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) ESRI
3 7 (8.64%) VMware
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
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