The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 56 61
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.16% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
477 504 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 85.79% 81.69% 83.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 262 393
Median daily rate £358 £338 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £30.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £33.00 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BDD.

1 15 (93.75%) Scrum
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) Maven
4 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (43.75%) QA
5 7 (43.75%) Python
6 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 6 (37.50%) GIS
6 6 (37.50%) ESRI
6 6 (37.50%) Selenium
6 6 (37.50%) JIRA
6 6 (37.50%) Open Source
6 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
6 6 (37.50%) REST
6 6 (37.50%) Microservices
6 6 (37.50%) JBehave
6 6 (37.50%) PostGIS
6 6 (37.50%) Gradle
6 6 (37.50%) Leaflet
6 6 (37.50%) SDLC
6 6 (37.50%) GeoServer
6 6 (37.50%) OpenLayers
6 6 (37.50%) Open Source Development
7 5 (31.25%) Spatial Data
7 5 (31.25%) User Stories
8 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (37.50%) GeoServer
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) GIS
1 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 5 (31.25%) Spatial Data
3 1 (6.25%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 6 (37.50%) Gradle
2 6 (37.50%) JBehave
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Grunt
3 2 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 2 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
1 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Angular Developer
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Python Developer
3 5 (31.25%) GIS Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Research Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) User Researcher
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Product Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) UI Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (37.50%) Leaflet
2 6 (37.50%) OpenLayers
2 6 (37.50%) PostGIS
2 6 (37.50%) REST
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) React
4 2 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) iBATIS
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) Scrum
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Microservices
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source Development
3 6 (37.50%) SDLC
4 5 (31.25%) User Stories
5 4 (25.00%) Ethnography
5 4 (25.00%) Human Factors
5 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.25%) Kanban
8 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle