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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 30 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 96 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.51% 3.49% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 4.07% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 23
Median daily rate £450 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
1292 1399 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.65% 85.57% 83.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1033 599
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 141 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (84.85%) TDD
3 112 (67.88%) Java
4 66 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 63 (38.18%) Scrum
6 61 (36.97%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (29.09%) HTML
8 39 (23.64%) CSS
9 37 (22.42%) Software Engineering
10 36 (21.82%) Unit Testing
11 34 (20.61%) Kanban
11 34 (20.61%) MongoDB
12 32 (19.39%) Cucumber
12 32 (19.39%) Selenium
13 29 (17.58%) Spring
13 29 (17.58%) Regression Testing
14 28 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (15.76%) Git (software)
16 23 (13.94%) Node.js
16 23 (13.94%) REST
16 23 (13.94%) Ruby
16 23 (13.94%) Hibernate
17 22 (13.33%) Data Management
17 22 (13.33%) Linux
18 21 (12.73%) AngularJS
18 21 (12.73%) OO
19 20 (12.12%) Pair Programming
19 20 (12.12%) WebDriver
20 19 (11.52%) Jenkins
20 19 (11.52%) Mentoring

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 11 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.24%) nginx
3 5 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.82%) Jetty
4 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.21%) Apache
5 2 (1.21%) CMS
5 2 (1.21%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.61%) JBoss
6 1 (0.61%) Moodle
6 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.85%) GitHub
2 7 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.61%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.30%) NoSQL
3 13 (7.88%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.85%) Neo4j
6 6 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.03%) MySQL
8 3 (1.82%) Big Data
9 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (19.39%) Cucumber
1 32 (19.39%) Selenium
2 26 (15.76%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.12%) WebDriver
4 19 (11.52%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.27%) JIRA
6 9 (5.45%) Maven
6 9 (5.45%) Mockito
7 8 (4.85%) Xcode
8 7 (4.24%) Gradle
8 7 (4.24%) JUnit
8 7 (4.24%) SoapUI
8 7 (4.24%) Subversion
9 5 (3.03%) Hudson
10 4 (2.42%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.42%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.42%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.42%) Travis CI
10 4 (2.42%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.82%) VersionOne
General
1 9 (5.45%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Games
3 3 (1.82%) Online Betting
3 3 (1.82%) Retail
4 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (67.88%) Developer
2 63 (38.18%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.55%) Agile Developer
4 22 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 19 (11.52%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.30%) Analyst
7 14 (8.48%) Test Analyst
8 13 (7.88%) Java Engineer
8 13 (7.88%) Ruby Developer
9 12 (7.27%) Digital Developer
9 12 (7.27%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 11 (6.67%) Tester
11 9 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (4.85%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (4.85%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (4.85%) Scala Developer
13 7 (4.24%) Automation Tester
13 7 (4.24%) iOS Developer
14 6 (3.64%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.09%) HTML
2 39 (23.64%) CSS
3 29 (17.58%) Spring
4 23 (13.94%) Hibernate
4 23 (13.94%) Node.js
4 23 (13.94%) REST
5 21 (12.73%) AngularJS
6 18 (10.91%) RESTful
7 17 (10.30%) React
8 15 (9.09%) CSS3
8 15 (9.09%) HTML5
9 12 (7.27%) Grails
9 12 (7.27%) J2EE
10 11 (6.67%) Backbone.js
10 11 (6.67%) Dropwizard
10 11 (6.67%) Web Services
11 10 (6.06%) JAX-RS
12 9 (5.45%) .NET
12 9 (5.45%) Akka
12 9 (5.45%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.45%) User Experience
3 7 (4.24%) iPad
4 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.64%) iPhone
4 6 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.42%) Wiki
6 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.61%) IPTV
6 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.33%) Linux
2 18 (10.91%) Unix
3 11 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.42%) Android
5 4 (2.42%) Windows
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (84.85%) TDD
3 63 (38.18%) Scrum
4 61 (36.97%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (22.42%) Software Engineering
6 36 (21.82%) Unit Testing
7 34 (20.61%) Kanban
8 29 (17.58%) Regression Testing
9 22 (13.33%) Data Management
10 21 (12.73%) OO
11 20 (12.12%) Pair Programming
12 19 (11.52%) Mentoring
13 16 (9.70%) Automated Testing
13 16 (9.70%) Open Source
14 15 (9.09%) Coaching
15 14 (8.48%) SDLC
16 13 (7.88%) Microservices
17 12 (7.27%) Test Automation
17 12 (7.27%) Test Scripting
18 11 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 112 (67.88%) Java
2 66 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (13.94%) Ruby
4 18 (10.91%) Scala
5 15 (9.09%) C#
6 14 (8.48%) SQL
7 9 (5.45%) Groovy
8 8 (4.85%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.03%) Python
10 4 (2.42%) PHP
10 4 (2.42%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.61%) Jython
12 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (6.67%) ISEB
2 9 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (4.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.24%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.82%) Degree
5 3 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (4.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) Puppet
2 4 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) Grafana
3 1 (0.61%) Kibana
3 1 (0.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (3.03%) VMware
2 4 (2.42%) Cisco
2 4 (2.42%) EMC
2 4 (2.42%) F5
2 4 (2.42%) NetApp
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle
3 1 (0.61%) AppDynamics
3 1 (0.61%) Apple
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.61%) Splunk
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