The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 56 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.32% 0.78% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.96% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £343 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
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
479 628 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.63% 81.24% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 382 235
Average daily rate £330 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £15.77 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.50% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (28.57%) Document Management
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) ERP
6 1 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Zend
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 1 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (14.29%) TeamCity

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) GemFire
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Magento Developer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Document Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Android Development
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Zend
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