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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 35 42 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +24
Contract jobs citing BDD 74 74 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.49% 4.61% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 5.42% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 12
Median daily rate £450 £410 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +23.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
BDD
West Yorkshire

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
1151 1365 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.39% 85.05% 79.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 954 508
Median daily rate £420 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +31.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.66 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Leeds region with a requirement for BDD.

1 159 (88.83%) TDD
2 155 (86.59%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (67.60%) Java
4 70 (39.11%) JavaScript
5 68 (37.99%) Scrum
6 59 (32.96%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (27.93%) HTML
8 43 (24.02%) Software Engineering
9 42 (23.46%) Unit Testing
10 40 (22.35%) Kanban
11 39 (21.79%) CSS
12 38 (21.23%) Selenium
13 37 (20.67%) Cucumber
14 33 (18.44%) RESTful
14 33 (18.44%) Spring
15 31 (17.32%) Scala
15 31 (17.32%) MongoDB
16 29 (16.20%) Ruby
16 29 (16.20%) Jenkins
16 29 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (15.64%) Node.js
18 27 (15.08%) Regression Testing
19 26 (14.53%) OO
20 25 (13.97%) Data Management
21 24 (13.41%) Microservices
22 23 (12.85%) Mentoring
22 23 (12.85%) Linux
22 23 (12.85%) Pair Programming
23 21 (11.73%) Open Source
23 21 (11.73%) Git (software)

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 8 (4.47%) Confluence
1 8 (4.47%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.35%) nginx
3 5 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.68%) Jetty
4 3 (1.68%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.12%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.56%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.56%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.47%) GitHub
2 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) HTTP
2 3 (1.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.32%) MongoDB
2 20 (11.17%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.50%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.23%) MySQL
7 3 (1.68%) Big Data
7 3 (1.68%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (21.23%) Selenium
2 37 (20.67%) Cucumber
3 29 (16.20%) Jenkins
4 21 (11.73%) Git (software)
5 19 (10.61%) WebDriver
6 17 (9.50%) JIRA
7 9 (5.03%) Hudson
7 9 (5.03%) SoapUI
7 9 (5.03%) Xcode
8 8 (4.47%) JUnit
9 7 (3.91%) Maven
10 6 (3.35%) Gradle
11 5 (2.79%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.79%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.79%) Mockito
11 5 (2.79%) Travis CI
12 4 (2.23%) JMeter
12 4 (2.23%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.23%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.68%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (3.91%) Finance
2 4 (2.23%) Games
3 2 (1.12%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (68.16%) Developer
2 64 (35.75%) Java Developer
3 25 (13.97%) Agile Developer
4 23 (12.85%) Agile Java Developer
5 17 (9.50%) Senior Developer
6 16 (8.94%) Tester
7 14 (7.82%) Analyst
7 14 (7.82%) Scala Developer
8 13 (7.26%) Automation Tester
8 13 (7.26%) Ruby Developer
9 12 (6.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (6.15%) Software Engineer
10 11 (6.15%) Test Analyst
11 10 (5.59%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (5.03%) Digital Developer
12 9 (5.03%) iOS Developer
13 8 (4.47%) Java Engineer
13 8 (4.47%) Java Scala Developer
13 8 (4.47%) Java Software Engineer
14 7 (3.91%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (27.93%) HTML
2 39 (21.79%) CSS
3 33 (18.44%) RESTful
3 33 (18.44%) Spring
4 28 (15.64%) Node.js
5 21 (11.73%) AngularJS
6 20 (11.17%) Hibernate
7 18 (10.06%) HTML5
7 18 (10.06%) React
8 16 (8.94%) REST
9 15 (8.38%) Grails
9 15 (8.38%) Web Services
10 13 (7.26%) CSS3
11 12 (6.70%) Backbone.js
11 12 (6.70%) Play Framework
12 11 (6.15%) Gherkin
13 10 (5.59%) Akka
13 10 (5.59%) Ember.js
14 9 (5.03%) .NET
14 9 (5.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.15%) User Experience
3 8 (4.47%) iPad
4 7 (3.91%) iPhone
4 7 (3.91%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.79%) Social Media
5 5 (2.79%) Tandem
6 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.68%) Wiki
8 1 (0.56%) Animation
8 1 (0.56%) DataPower
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.56%) IPTV
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.85%) Linux
2 14 (7.82%) Unix
3 11 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.91%) Windows
5 6 (3.35%) Android
6 5 (2.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (88.83%) TDD
2 155 (86.59%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (37.99%) Scrum
4 59 (32.96%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (24.02%) Software Engineering
6 42 (23.46%) Unit Testing
7 40 (22.35%) Kanban
8 27 (15.08%) Regression Testing
9 26 (14.53%) OO
10 25 (13.97%) Data Management
11 24 (13.41%) Microservices
12 23 (12.85%) Mentoring
12 23 (12.85%) Pair Programming
13 21 (11.73%) Open Source
14 18 (10.06%) Coaching
15 17 (9.50%) Automated Testing
15 17 (9.50%) Test Automation
16 13 (7.26%) E-Commerce
16 13 (7.26%) Test Scripting
17 12 (6.70%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 121 (67.60%) Java
2 70 (39.11%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.32%) Scala
4 29 (16.20%) Ruby
5 16 (8.94%) Groovy
5 16 (8.94%) SQL
6 14 (7.82%) C#
7 10 (5.59%) Objective-C
7 10 (5.59%) Python
8 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.68%) PHP
9 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) Clojure
11 1 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.56%) F#
11 1 (0.56%) Jython
11 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.03%) ISEB
3 8 (4.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (3.91%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) Degree
6 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (4.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (9.50%) Puppet
2 10 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Grafana
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) Kibana
3 1 (0.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (3.35%) Oracle
1 6 (3.35%) VMware
2 5 (2.79%) Cisco
2 5 (2.79%) EMC
2 5 (2.79%) F5
2 5 (2.79%) NetApp
3 2 (1.12%) HP
3 2 (1.12%) IBM
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.12%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.12%) Splunk
4 1 (0.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.56%) Apple
4 1 (0.56%) Calypso
4 1 (0.56%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.56%) Kony
4 1 (0.56%) Rally
4 1 (0.56%) Temenos
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