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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 60 50 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 2.60% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 3.48% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
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£500 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
724 517 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.90% 74.82% 74.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 280 370
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £267 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 0 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £10.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.20 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (60.00%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) Maven
4 8 (53.33%) JSON
4 8 (53.33%) Selenium
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) Kanban
7 5 (33.33%) JIRA
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) C#
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) XML
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) jQuery
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
8 4 (26.67%) Artifactory
8 4 (26.67%) Hudson
9 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (20.00%) CSS3

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Sitefinity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) Maven
2 8 (53.33%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 4 (26.67%) Hudson
4 4 (26.67%) Artifactory
5 3 (20.00%) NUnit
5 3 (20.00%) MSTest
5 3 (20.00%) Moq
5 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
5 3 (20.00%) Ant
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (20.00%) Ajax
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) JSF
4 1 (6.67%) WSDL
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) OOD
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) OO
8 1 (6.67%) User Stories
8 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) XPath
6 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
6 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore