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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 65 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.13% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
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
553 599 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 74.23% 70.97% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 304 253
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £496 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.78% -37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £10.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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 10 July 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 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 15 (68.18%) TDD
4 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (45.45%) jQuery
6 10 (45.45%) Ruby
6 10 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (45.45%) Linux
6 10 (45.45%) Mac OS X
7 9 (40.91%) AIX
7 9 (40.91%) Solaris
7 9 (40.91%) Java
8 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
8 8 (36.36%) Spring
9 7 (31.82%) JSON
9 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
9 7 (31.82%) Scrum
9 7 (31.82%) MVC
9 7 (31.82%) Web Services
9 7 (31.82%) RESTful
10 6 (27.27%) Open Source
10 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
10 6 (27.27%) Backbone.js
10 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
10 6 (27.27%) Ember.js
10 6 (27.27%) Artifactory
10 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 6 (27.27%) Jasmine

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 4 (18.18%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Maven
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
1 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 6 (27.27%) Jasmine
1 6 (27.27%) Artifactory
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) RSpec
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Behat
4 1 (4.55%) QUnit
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (45.45%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 8 (36.36%) Spring
5 7 (31.82%) JSON
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 7 (31.82%) RESTful
6 6 (27.27%) Backbone.js
6 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
6 6 (27.27%) Ember.js
7 5 (22.73%) XHTML
8 4 (18.18%) Spring Security
9 2 (9.09%) Grails
9 2 (9.09%) HTML5
9 2 (9.09%) J2EE
9 2 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) JSF
10 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
1 10 (45.45%) Mac OS X
2 9 (40.91%) AIX
2 9 (40.91%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) TDD
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
5 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Document Management
6 4 (18.18%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) Kanban
8 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.55%) User Stories
8 1 (4.55%) System Testing
8 1 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) Web Design
8 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Ruby
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) VBScript
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Capistrano
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) ION Trading
3 1 (4.55%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) HP
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