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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 59 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.22% 1.42% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.15% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
579 419 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.24% 66.19% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 215 288
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -25.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) AIX
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 2 (18.18%) AOP
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (18.18%) RSpec
7 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (18.18%) WebCenter
7 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
7 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
7 2 (18.18%) Jasmine

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (18.18%) GlassFish
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Integration
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) RSpec
2 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (18.18%) WebCenter
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
4 2 (18.18%) UIKit
4 2 (18.18%) Ember.js
4 2 (18.18%) JPA
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (18.18%) Struts2
4 2 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (18.18%) YUI
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) EJB
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) Servlets
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) DataPower
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
1 4 (36.36%) Solaris
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) AOP
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) BPEL
6 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Kony
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Yahoo!
1 2 (18.18%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) ION Trading
2 1 (9.09%) HP