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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 54 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.76% 2.66% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 3.06% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 21
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
961 1404 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.74% 86.93% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 940 682
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £10.66 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 111 (88.80%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (85.60%) TDD
3 92 (73.60%) Java
4 61 (48.80%) Scrum
5 48 (38.40%) JavaScript
6 41 (32.80%) Kanban
7 40 (32.00%) Selenium
8 38 (30.40%) HTML
9 35 (28.00%) Scala
9 35 (28.00%) Jenkins
10 34 (27.20%) Spring
11 32 (25.60%) Cucumber
12 31 (24.80%) RESTful
13 29 (23.20%) Microservices
14 27 (21.60%) Ruby
15 26 (20.80%) CSS
16 24 (19.20%) JIRA
17 23 (18.40%) Node.js
18 22 (17.60%) MongoDB
19 20 (16.00%) Test Automation
19 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (15.20%) Git (software)
20 19 (15.20%) Open Source
20 19 (15.20%) NoSQL
20 19 (15.20%) Software Engineering
21 18 (14.40%) Linux
21 18 (14.40%) Unit Testing
21 18 (14.40%) Automated Testing
21 18 (14.40%) AngularJS
22 17 (13.60%) Python

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 (12.00%) Confluence
2 4 (3.20%) Apache
2 4 (3.20%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.40%) Mule
3 3 (2.40%) nginx
3 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.80%) CMS
5 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.80%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.80%) Jetty
5 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.80%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.80%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.60%) GitHub
3 6 (4.80%) IaaS
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.00%) CloudBees
5 4 (3.20%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.20%) PaaS
6 2 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.60%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) DNS
2 2 (1.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) MongoDB
2 19 (15.20%) NoSQL
3 13 (10.40%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.20%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.20%) MySQL
6 2 (1.60%) HBase
6 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.60%) Redis
6 2 (1.60%) Riak
7 1 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (32.00%) Selenium
2 35 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 32 (25.60%) Cucumber
4 24 (19.20%) JIRA
5 19 (15.20%) Git (software)
6 16 (12.80%) WebDriver
7 10 (8.00%) Hudson
7 10 (8.00%) Maven
7 10 (8.00%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.60%) JUnit
9 5 (4.00%) IntelliJ
9 5 (4.00%) Mockito
9 5 (4.00%) SonarQube
10 4 (3.20%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.20%) Gradle
10 4 (3.20%) JMeter
11 3 (2.40%) Grunt
11 3 (2.40%) HP UFT
11 3 (2.40%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.40%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (6.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Games
3 1 (0.80%) Advertising
3 1 (0.80%) Banking
3 1 (0.80%) Retail
3 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (56.80%) Developer
2 36 (28.80%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.60%) Automation Tester
3 17 (13.60%) Tester
4 14 (11.20%) Scala Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Agile Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 10 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
7 9 (7.20%) Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Architect
9 7 (5.60%) Java Automation Tester
9 7 (5.60%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.40%) HTML
2 34 (27.20%) Spring
3 31 (24.80%) RESTful
4 26 (20.80%) CSS
5 23 (18.40%) Node.js
6 18 (14.40%) AngularJS
7 16 (12.80%) HTML5
8 14 (11.20%) JSON
8 14 (11.20%) Play Framework
8 14 (11.20%) Web Services
9 12 (9.60%) Gherkin
10 11 (8.80%) Grails
10 11 (8.80%) Hibernate
10 11 (8.80%) jQuery
10 11 (8.80%) REST
11 9 (7.20%) .NET
11 9 (7.20%) Backbone.js
11 9 (7.20%) Django
11 9 (7.20%) SOAP
12 8 (6.40%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Social Media
1 9 (7.20%) Tandem
2 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.40%) User Experience
3 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.60%) iPad
4 2 (1.60%) iPhone
4 2 (1.60%) Replication
5 1 (0.80%) Animation
5 1 (0.80%) DataPower
5 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.80%) IPTV
5 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.40%) Linux
2 7 (5.60%) Unix
3 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.20%) Windows
4 3 (2.40%) Android
5 2 (1.60%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (88.80%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (85.60%) TDD
3 61 (48.80%) Scrum
4 41 (32.80%) Kanban
5 29 (23.20%) Microservices
6 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 19 (15.20%) Open Source
7 19 (15.20%) Software Engineering
8 18 (14.40%) Automated Testing
8 18 (14.40%) Unit Testing
9 14 (11.20%) DevOps
9 14 (11.20%) Test Scripting
10 13 (10.40%) Pair Programming
11 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.80%) SDLC
13 10 (8.00%) Automation Testing
13 10 (8.00%) OO
13 10 (8.00%) UML
13 10 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 92 (73.60%) Java
2 48 (38.40%) JavaScript
3 35 (28.00%) Scala
4 27 (21.60%) Ruby
5 17 (13.60%) Python
6 13 (10.40%) Groovy
7 12 (9.60%) C#
8 10 (8.00%) SQL
9 5 (4.00%) PHP
10 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.40%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.60%) Korn
12 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.80%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.80%) Clojure
13 1 (0.80%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.80%) F#
13 1 (0.80%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) ISEB
2 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.60%) Degree
7 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.60%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Docker
1 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.60%) HDFS
2 2 (1.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (11.20%) Puppet
2 13 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.60%) Ansible
3 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.60%) Nagios
3 2 (1.60%) Salt
3 2 (1.60%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.80%) Grafana
4 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.80%) Kibana
4 1 (0.80%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (5.60%) MuleSoft
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle
2 4 (3.20%) Splunk
2 4 (3.20%) VMware
3 3 (2.40%) IBM
4 2 (1.60%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.60%) Cisco
4 2 (1.60%) EMC
4 2 (1.60%) F5
4 2 (1.60%) Google
4 2 (1.60%) HP
4 2 (1.60%) Kony
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.60%) NetApp
4 2 (1.60%) New Relic
4 2 (1.60%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.60%) SaltStack
4 2 (1.60%) Solace
4 2 (1.60%) Temenos
5 1 (0.80%) Guidewire
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