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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 59 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.42% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.12% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
558 716 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.37% 82.30% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 363 298
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 27 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Perl
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
5 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (30.77%) Node.js
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) Subversion
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) GIS
7 3 (23.08%) Bower
7 3 (23.08%) Hudson
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3

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 2 (15.38%) GeoServer
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) GIS
4 2 (15.38%) QGIS
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Bower
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) DBeaver
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) GIS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Scrum Master
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum Master
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) Node.js
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) Flask
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Sass
5 2 (15.38%) Java EE
5 2 (15.38%) OpenLayers
5 2 (15.38%) PostGIS
5 2 (15.38%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) Velocity
6 1 (7.69%) JMS
6 1 (7.69%) JSON
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
1 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Case Management
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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