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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 38 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.91% 0.55% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 0.67% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Median daily rate £375 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £353 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £401 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
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
479 745 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.46% 82.32% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 379 332
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 13
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) Java
3 22 (68.75%) Scrum
4 17 (53.13%) TDD
5 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 13 (40.63%) Selenium
6 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) CSS
7 10 (31.25%) Python
7 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
8 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
8 9 (28.13%) REST
8 9 (28.13%) Maven
9 8 (25.00%) Web Services
9 8 (25.00%) Open Source
9 8 (25.00%) JIRA
10 7 (21.88%) PostGIS
10 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
10 7 (21.88%) GIS
10 7 (21.88%) Microservices
10 7 (21.88%) GeoServer
10 7 (21.88%) OpenLayers
11 6 (18.75%) SDLC
11 6 (18.75%) Linux
11 6 (18.75%) Perl
11 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
11 6 (18.75%) User Stories
11 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
12 5 (15.63%) QA
12 5 (15.63%) jQuery

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 7 (21.88%) GeoServer
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
2 7 (21.88%) GIS
3 5 (15.63%) Spatial Data
4 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.25%) QGIS
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) Maven
3 8 (25.00%) JIRA
4 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
5 5 (15.63%) Gradle
5 5 (15.63%) JBehave
6 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 4 (12.50%) LoadUI
6 4 (12.50%) NeoLoad
7 3 (9.38%) Artifactory
7 3 (9.38%) Bower
7 3 (9.38%) Hudson
7 3 (9.38%) Subversion
8 2 (6.25%) DBeaver
9 1 (3.13%) JUnit
9 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
9 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.88%) GIS Developer
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Angular Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Open Source Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Python Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Tester
6 4 (12.50%) User Researcher
7 3 (9.38%) Java Scrum Master
7 3 (9.38%) Research Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum Master
8 2 (6.25%) Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) CSS
1 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 9 (28.13%) REST
4 8 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (21.88%) OpenLayers
5 7 (21.88%) PostGIS
6 5 (15.63%) jQuery
6 5 (15.63%) Leaflet
7 4 (12.50%) Sass
8 3 (9.38%) CSS3
8 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
8 3 (9.38%) HTML5
8 3 (9.38%) JMS
8 3 (9.38%) JPA
8 3 (9.38%) JSON
8 3 (9.38%) Node.js
8 3 (9.38%) RESTful
8 3 (9.38%) Velocity
8 3 (9.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Scrum
3 17 (53.13%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) Open Source
5 7 (21.88%) Microservices
5 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 6 (18.75%) User Stories
7 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Kanban
7 5 (15.63%) Open Source Development
7 5 (15.63%) SOA
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Ethnography
8 4 (12.50%) Human Factors
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) ESRI
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft