The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 67 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% 1.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £369 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +17.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 536 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.97% 69.70% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 279 272
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
BDD
Scotland

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Glasgow region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) TDD
2 15 (75.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) Mac OS X
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) Ruby
4 11 (55.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) AIX
5 10 (50.00%) Solaris
6 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (40.00%) jQuery
7 8 (40.00%) MVC
8 6 (30.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) Web Development
8 6 (30.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (30.00%) Backbone.js
8 6 (30.00%) Jasmine
8 6 (30.00%) Ember.js
9 5 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
9 5 (25.00%) RSpec
9 5 (25.00%) Capistrano
9 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 5 (25.00%) MySQL
10 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 4 (20.00%) Spring
11 3 (15.00%) Scrum
11 3 (15.00%) RESTful

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (10.00%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jasmine
2 5 (25.00%) RSpec
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.00%) QUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 15 (75.00%) CSS
3 11 (55.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) Backbone.js
5 6 (30.00%) Ember.js
6 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (20.00%) Spring
7 3 (15.00%) RESTful
7 3 (15.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) XHTML
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) CSS3
8 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (10.00%) XML
8 2 (10.00%) J2EE
8 2 (10.00%) Spring Security
9 1 (5.00%) Ajax
9 1 (5.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Mac OS X
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) AIX
2 10 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) TDD
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) Web Development
5 6 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) User Stories
8 2 (10.00%) SOA
8 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Document Management
9 1 (5.00%) Web Design
9 1 (5.00%) System Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
9 1 (5.00%) B2B
9 1 (5.00%) OO
9 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) Ruby
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (5.00%) HP
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