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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 57 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.49% 2.47% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 3.00% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 23 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1371 868 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.85% 82.59% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 594 382
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 91 (84.26%) TDD
2 88 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (57.41%) Java
4 40 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (36.11%) HTML
5 39 (36.11%) SQL
6 32 (29.63%) QA
6 32 (29.63%) MongoDB
6 32 (29.63%) REST
7 30 (27.78%) Web Services
8 27 (25.00%) Open Source
9 26 (24.07%) Git (software)
9 26 (24.07%) Web Design
10 25 (23.15%) UNIX
10 25 (23.15%) Linux
10 25 (23.15%) Test Automation
11 24 (22.22%) XML
11 24 (22.22%) Mac OS X
11 24 (22.22%) Subversion
12 23 (21.30%) Scrum
12 23 (21.30%) RESTful
12 23 (21.30%) Responsive Web Design
12 23 (21.30%) Relational Database
13 22 (20.37%) NoSQL
13 22 (20.37%) HTTP
14 21 (19.44%) Web Development
14 21 (19.44%) Cucumber
15 19 (17.59%) Selenium
16 18 (16.67%) .NET
17 17 (15.74%) SQL Server

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (3.70%) Node.js
2 2 (1.85%) JBoss
2 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.63%) MongoDB
2 23 (21.30%) Relational Database
3 22 (20.37%) NoSQL
4 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
5 12 (11.11%) Neo4j
6 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.63%) MySQL
8 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.85%) Redis
11 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.93%) Big Data
11 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.93%) DB2
11 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.22%) Subversion
3 21 (19.44%) Cucumber
4 19 (17.59%) Selenium
5 13 (12.04%) NUnit
6 11 (10.19%) SpecFlow
7 10 (9.26%) HP UFT
8 9 (8.33%) WATIR
8 9 (8.33%) Sahi
9 8 (7.41%) Maven
10 7 (6.48%) Mockito
11 5 (4.63%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.70%) TeamCity
12 4 (3.70%) Toad
13 3 (2.78%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
14 1 (0.93%) RSpec
14 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
General
1 12 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (54.63%) Developer
2 38 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 27 (25.00%) Analyst
4 13 (12.04%) Test Analyst
5 11 (10.19%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) QA Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Tester
8 4 (3.70%) Database Developer
8 4 (3.70%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.78%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) QA Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.11%) HTML
2 32 (29.63%) REST
3 30 (27.78%) Web Services
4 24 (22.22%) XML
5 23 (21.30%) RESTful
6 18 (16.67%) .NET
7 15 (13.89%) JAX-RS
8 14 (12.96%) CSS
9 8 (7.41%) Hibernate
10 7 (6.48%) Spring
11 5 (4.63%) Sass
11 5 (4.63%) jQuery
12 4 (3.70%) Gherkin
12 4 (3.70%) J2EE
13 3 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.78%) JSON
13 3 (2.78%) Mustache
13 3 (2.78%) LAMP
13 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.70%) User Experience
4 3 (2.78%) NHS
5 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.93%) Social Media
6 1 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Linux
1 25 (23.15%) UNIX
2 24 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (84.26%) TDD
2 88 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (25.00%) Open Source
5 26 (24.07%) Web Design
6 25 (23.15%) Test Automation
7 23 (21.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (21.30%) Scrum
8 21 (19.44%) Web Development
9 14 (12.96%) Project Management
10 13 (12.04%) Automated Testing
11 11 (10.19%) Kanban
12 10 (9.26%) MVC
12 10 (9.26%) Software Delivery
13 9 (8.33%) SDLC
14 8 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
14 8 (7.41%) Product Management
14 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (7.41%) Data Modelling
14 8 (7.41%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 62 (57.41%) Java
2 39 (36.11%) SQL
3 17 (15.74%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.04%) Ruby
5 10 (9.26%) C#
6 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.63%) PHP
9 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.70%) Scala
10 1 (0.93%) Clojure
10 1 (0.93%) Python
10 1 (0.93%) XPath
10 1 (0.93%) PHP5
10 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) ISEB
3 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
1 10 (9.26%) Oracle
2 2 (1.85%) Zend
3 1 (0.93%) SaltStack
3 1 (0.93%) IBM
3 1 (0.93%) HP
3 1 (0.93%) Nokia
3 1 (0.93%) Google
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