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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 50 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing BDD 51 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.85% 3.56% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 4.40% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 13
Average daily rate
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£383 £295 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.66% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
1109 931 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.63% 80.82% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 637 334
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +58.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £110.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 66 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (75.64%) TDD
3 43 (55.13%) Java
4 30 (38.46%) HTML
5 26 (33.33%) REST
6 25 (32.05%) Web Services
7 24 (30.77%) Open Source
8 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (26.92%) MongoDB
9 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
9 20 (25.64%) Web Design
10 18 (23.08%) Subversion
10 18 (23.08%) Linux
10 18 (23.08%) UNIX
10 18 (23.08%) Mac OS X
10 18 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (21.79%) XML
11 17 (21.79%) SQL
12 16 (20.51%) HTTP
12 16 (20.51%) Project Management
12 16 (20.51%) QA
12 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
13 15 (19.23%) Software Delivery
14 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
14 14 (17.95%) Web Development
14 14 (17.95%) RESTful
14 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
15 13 (16.67%) CSS
15 13 (16.67%) Finance
15 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (5.13%) Node.js
2 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
3 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.97%) Neo4j
5 6 (7.69%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.28%) DB2
7 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.28%) Redis
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Big Data
7 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.08%) Subversion
3 10 (12.82%) Selenium
4 9 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 8 (10.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (10.26%) WATIR
5 8 (10.26%) Sahi
6 5 (6.41%) PHPUnit
7 3 (3.85%) NUnit
8 2 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.28%) Toad
9 1 (1.28%) Maven
9 1 (1.28%) Mockito
9 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (53.85%) Developer
2 29 (37.18%) Java Developer
3 28 (35.90%) Analyst
4 18 (23.08%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) QA Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) PHP Developer
6 5 (6.41%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (5.13%) PHP Zend Developer
7 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.56%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) HTML
2 26 (33.33%) REST
3 25 (32.05%) Web Services
4 17 (21.79%) XML
5 14 (17.95%) RESTful
6 13 (16.67%) CSS
7 11 (14.10%) .NET
8 9 (11.54%) JAX-RS
9 8 (10.26%) Hibernate
10 7 (8.97%) Spring
11 5 (6.41%) LAMP
11 5 (6.41%) Doctrine
12 4 (5.13%) Sass
12 4 (5.13%) CodeIgniter
12 4 (5.13%) jQuery
12 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.13%) J2EE
13 3 (3.85%) Mustache
14 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Open Source
2 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.41%) User Experience
5 4 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.28%) Blog
6 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Linux
1 18 (23.08%) UNIX
1 18 (23.08%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (75.64%) TDD
3 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (25.64%) Web Design
5 18 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (20.51%) Project Management
7 15 (19.23%) Software Delivery
8 14 (17.95%) Web Development
9 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 12 (15.38%) Product Management
10 12 (15.38%) MVC
10 12 (15.38%) Scrum
11 10 (12.82%) Pair Programming
12 9 (11.54%) Change Management
13 8 (10.26%) Agile Project Management
13 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
13 8 (10.26%) Kanban
13 8 (10.26%) Automated Testing
13 8 (10.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) Java
2 17 (21.79%) SQL
3 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.10%) Ruby
5 6 (7.69%) PHP
6 5 (6.41%) C#
7 3 (3.85%) Scala
8 2 (2.56%) Python
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.28%) XPath
9 1 (1.28%) PHP5
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) Groovy
9 1 (1.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Salt
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
1 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Zend
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) IBM
3 1 (1.28%) SaltStack
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