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 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 57 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.08% 1.26% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.51% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £425
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 729 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.27% 83.41% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 388 313
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 27 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.46 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £68.00 £30.00
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 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 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BDD.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) Node.js
5 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Kanban
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) GIS
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Sass

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 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) GIS
4 1 (12.50%) QGIS
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Bower
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) DBeaver
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) GIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Flask
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE
5 1 (12.50%) OpenLayers
5 1 (12.50%) PostGIS
5 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Case Management
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft