The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 39 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing BDD 44 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.01% 3.23% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 3.79% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 22
Median daily rate £410 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
927 1214 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.58% 85.25% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 829 679
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.01 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.45 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Leeds region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for BDD.

1 97 (89.81%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (82.41%) TDD
3 79 (73.15%) Java
4 56 (51.85%) Scrum
5 38 (35.19%) Jenkins
6 36 (33.33%) HTML
6 36 (33.33%) Selenium
7 34 (31.48%) Kanban
7 34 (31.48%) JavaScript
8 33 (30.56%) Cucumber
9 31 (28.70%) RESTful
9 31 (28.70%) Scala
9 31 (28.70%) Spring
10 27 (25.00%) Microservices
11 24 (22.22%) Python
12 23 (21.30%) Ruby
13 21 (19.44%) Test Automation
13 21 (19.44%) JIRA
13 21 (19.44%) MongoDB
14 20 (18.52%) HTML5
15 19 (17.59%) Open Source
15 19 (17.59%) CSS
15 19 (17.59%) Linux
16 18 (16.67%) Software Engineering
16 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 17 (15.74%) Puppet
17 17 (15.74%) NoSQL
17 17 (15.74%) Automated Testing
17 17 (15.74%) Web Services
17 17 (15.74%) Relational Database

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 15 (13.89%) Confluence
2 7 (6.48%) Apache
3 5 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.63%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.78%) Mule
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.93%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.93%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.41%) IaaS
3 6 (5.56%) GitHub
4 5 (4.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.63%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (3.70%) CloudBees
5 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.78%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.78%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Internet
2 5 (4.63%) DNS
2 5 (4.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 17 (15.74%) NoSQL
2 17 (15.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (7.41%) MySQL
4 7 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.63%) HBase
5 5 (4.63%) Redis
6 4 (3.70%) Riak
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.85%) Big Data
7 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (35.19%) Jenkins
2 36 (33.33%) Selenium
3 33 (30.56%) Cucumber
4 21 (19.44%) JIRA
5 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 14 (12.96%) Maven
6 14 (12.96%) WebDriver
7 10 (9.26%) Hudson
8 9 (8.33%) JUnit
9 8 (7.41%) SoapUI
10 6 (5.56%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.63%) Grunt
11 5 (4.63%) Mockito
11 5 (4.63%) SonarQube
11 5 (4.63%) Vagrant
12 4 (3.70%) JMeter
12 4 (3.70%) LoadRunner
13 3 (2.78%) HP UFT
13 3 (2.78%) NUnit
14 2 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (4.63%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Games
2 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (49.07%) Developer
2 31 (28.70%) Java Developer
3 23 (21.30%) Tester
4 19 (17.59%) Automation Tester
5 11 (10.19%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 11 (10.19%) Selenium Tester
6 9 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
6 9 (8.33%) Scala Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 8 (7.41%) Agile Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Java Scala Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Architect
8 7 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.33%) HTML
2 31 (28.70%) RESTful
2 31 (28.70%) Spring
3 20 (18.52%) HTML5
4 19 (17.59%) CSS
5 17 (15.74%) Web Services
6 15 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 15 (13.89%) REST
7 14 (12.96%) JSON
8 13 (12.04%) Node.js
9 12 (11.11%) Gherkin
9 12 (11.11%) Play Framework
10 11 (10.19%) SOAP
11 10 (9.26%) CSS3
11 10 (9.26%) Django
11 10 (9.26%) jQuery
11 10 (9.26%) XML
12 9 (8.33%) .NET
13 8 (7.41%) Hibernate
14 6 (5.56%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.26%) Social Media
2 10 (9.26%) Tandem
3 8 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.56%) User Experience
5 5 (4.63%) NHS
5 5 (4.63%) Replication
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Animation
7 1 (0.93%) DataPower
7 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Unix
3 5 (4.63%) CoreOS
4 3 (2.78%) Android
4 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.78%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (89.81%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (82.41%) TDD
3 56 (51.85%) Scrum
4 34 (31.48%) Kanban
5 27 (25.00%) Microservices
6 21 (19.44%) Test Automation
7 19 (17.59%) Open Source
8 18 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 17 (15.74%) Automated Testing
10 16 (14.81%) DevOps
11 14 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (12.96%) Mentoring
11 14 (12.96%) User Stories
12 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
13 12 (11.11%) Automation Testing
13 12 (11.11%) Business Analysis
14 11 (10.19%) Exploratory Testing
14 11 (10.19%) Test Scripting
14 11 (10.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (73.15%) Java
2 34 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.70%) Scala
4 24 (22.22%) Python
5 23 (21.30%) Ruby
6 12 (11.11%) SQL
7 11 (10.19%) Groovy
8 9 (8.33%) PHP
9 8 (7.41%) C#
10 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.78%) Go
11 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.85%) Korn
12 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.93%) C++
13 1 (0.93%) Clojure
13 1 (0.93%) F#
13 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) ISEB
2 8 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.56%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.85%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Docker
2 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.63%) HDFS
3 5 (4.63%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (15.74%) Puppet
2 16 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.63%) Ansible
3 5 (4.63%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.63%) Nagios
3 5 (4.63%) Salt
3 5 (4.63%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Oracle
2 7 (6.48%) VMware
3 6 (5.56%) MuleSoft
3 6 (5.56%) Splunk
4 5 (4.63%) Google
4 5 (4.63%) New Relic
4 5 (4.63%) Rackspace
4 5 (4.63%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.85%) HP
6 2 (1.85%) Kony
6 2 (1.85%) Solace
6 2 (1.85%) Temenos
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Calypso
7 1 (0.93%) EMC
7 1 (0.93%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.93%) NetApp
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