The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 43 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing BDD 69 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.15% 1.58% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 1.97% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 15 30
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£411 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.95% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £390 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - -
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1369 811 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.42% 80.22% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 534 410
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 28
Average hourly rate £16.38 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.32% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 89 (83.96%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (83.02%) TDD
3 61 (57.55%) Java
4 47 (44.34%) HTML
5 37 (34.91%) SQL
6 32 (30.19%) MongoDB
7 31 (29.25%) Linux
8 28 (26.42%) Mac OS X
9 26 (24.53%) REST
9 26 (24.53%) RESTful
10 25 (23.58%) Git (software)
10 25 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (23.58%) CSS
11 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
11 24 (22.64%) Scrum
12 23 (21.70%) UNIX
13 22 (20.75%) HTTP
13 22 (20.75%) Web Design
13 22 (20.75%) Subversion
14 21 (19.81%) Web Development
15 20 (18.87%) Web Services
15 20 (18.87%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (17.92%) Relational Database
16 19 (17.92%) Oracle
16 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
16 19 (17.92%) QA
17 16 (15.09%) Open Source
18 15 (14.15%) .NET
19 14 (13.21%) MySQL
19 14 (13.21%) NoSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (8.49%) Node.js
2 2 (1.89%) JBoss
2 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.19%) MongoDB
2 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.92%) Relational Database
3 14 (13.21%) NoSQL
3 14 (13.21%) MySQL
4 9 (8.49%) Neo4j
4 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.94%) Redis
9 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.94%) DB2
9 1 (0.94%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (23.58%) Git (software)
2 22 (20.75%) Subversion
3 14 (13.21%) Cucumber
4 13 (12.26%) Selenium
4 13 (12.26%) NUnit
5 11 (10.38%) SpecFlow
6 10 (9.43%) Maven
7 9 (8.49%) Mockito
8 6 (5.66%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.77%) Toad
10 2 (1.89%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.94%) Xcode
11 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.94%) WATIR
11 1 (0.94%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.94%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.94%) Sahi
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (61.32%) Developer
2 43 (40.57%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.92%) Analyst
4 12 (11.32%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Test Analyst
6 4 (3.77%) Tester
6 4 (3.77%) Database Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Test Engineer
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Senior Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (2.83%) Android Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Agile Tester
8 2 (1.89%) QA Leader
8 2 (1.89%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.34%) HTML
2 26 (24.53%) RESTful
2 26 (24.53%) REST
3 25 (23.58%) CSS
4 20 (18.87%) Web Services
5 15 (14.15%) .NET
6 13 (12.26%) JAX-RS
7 11 (10.38%) XHTML
8 10 (9.43%) XML
9 9 (8.49%) JSP
9 9 (8.49%) Servlets
9 9 (8.49%) Java EE
10 7 (6.60%) Spring
10 7 (6.60%) jQuery
11 6 (5.66%) Hibernate
11 6 (5.66%) HTML5
12 4 (3.77%) J2EE
12 4 (3.77%) Gherkin
12 4 (3.77%) CSS3
13 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) User Experience
4 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.83%) NHS
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.94%) Blog
7 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.25%) Linux
2 28 (26.42%) Mac OS X
3 23 (21.70%) UNIX
4 4 (3.77%) Android
5 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (83.96%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (83.02%) TDD
3 25 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (22.64%) Scrum
5 22 (20.75%) Web Design
6 21 (19.81%) Web Development
7 20 (18.87%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (15.09%) Open Source
9 13 (12.26%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.38%) SDLC
11 10 (9.43%) Software Delivery
12 9 (8.49%) API Design
12 9 (8.49%) Product Management
12 9 (8.49%) Project Management
13 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
13 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.55%) MVC
13 8 (7.55%) Business Analysis
13 8 (7.55%) Kanban
14 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (57.55%) Java
2 37 (34.91%) SQL
3 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.26%) C#
5 10 (9.43%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.55%) Ruby
7 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.72%) Scala
9 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.83%) PHP
11 2 (1.89%) C++
11 2 (1.89%) VB
11 2 (1.89%) Python
11 2 (1.89%) FQL
12 1 (0.94%) XPath
12 1 (0.94%) PHP5
12 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) ISEB
3 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Oracle
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (0.94%) HP
4 1 (0.94%) Nokia
4 1 (0.94%) IBM
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