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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 37 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing BDD 52 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.68% 3.45% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 4.06% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 28
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £523 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
941 1181 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.77% 84.84% 86.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 820 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.44 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 96 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (81.48%) TDD
3 83 (76.85%) Java
4 47 (43.52%) Scrum
5 35 (32.41%) Jenkins
6 34 (31.48%) Selenium
7 31 (28.70%) Cucumber
8 29 (26.85%) Scala
9 28 (25.93%) RESTful
9 28 (25.93%) Kanban
9 28 (25.93%) HTML
10 27 (25.00%) Spring
11 26 (24.07%) JavaScript
12 25 (23.15%) Microservices
13 23 (21.30%) Test Automation
14 21 (19.44%) Python
15 20 (18.52%) Software Engineering
15 20 (18.52%) JIRA
16 18 (16.67%) Ruby
16 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 18 (16.67%) Mobile App
17 17 (15.74%) MongoDB
17 17 (15.74%) HTML5
17 17 (15.74%) Web Services
18 16 (14.81%) Automated Testing
18 16 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
19 15 (13.89%) Gherkin
19 15 (13.89%) Open Source
19 15 (13.89%) QA
19 15 (13.89%) CSS

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 13 (12.04%) Confluence
2 8 (7.41%) Apache
3 5 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.63%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.78%) Mule
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.93%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.93%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.41%) IaaS
3 6 (5.56%) GitHub
4 5 (4.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.63%) Loggly
4 5 (4.63%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (3.70%) CloudBees
6 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.78%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.78%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Internet
2 5 (4.63%) DNS
2 5 (4.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) MongoDB
2 14 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.04%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.33%) MySQL
5 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.63%) HBase
7 5 (4.63%) Redis
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.70%) Riak
9 2 (1.85%) Big Data
10 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (32.41%) Jenkins
2 34 (31.48%) Selenium
3 31 (28.70%) Cucumber
4 20 (18.52%) JIRA
5 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 14 (12.96%) WebDriver
7 13 (12.04%) Maven
8 9 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 8 (7.41%) Hudson
9 8 (7.41%) JUnit
10 6 (5.56%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.63%) Grunt
11 5 (4.63%) SonarQube
11 5 (4.63%) Vagrant
12 4 (3.70%) Mockito
13 3 (2.78%) HP UFT
13 3 (2.78%) JMeter
13 3 (2.78%) LoadRunner
13 3 (2.78%) NUnit
14 2 (1.85%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (4.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (52.78%) Developer
2 28 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 21 (19.44%) Tester
4 17 (15.74%) Automation Tester
5 12 (11.11%) Android Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 10 (9.26%) Selenium Tester
7 9 (8.33%) Agile Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
8 8 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Architect
9 7 (6.48%) Scala Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Technical Leader
10 6 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.70%) Lead Architect
12 4 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) HTML
1 28 (25.93%) RESTful
2 27 (25.00%) Spring
3 17 (15.74%) HTML5
3 17 (15.74%) Web Services
4 15 (13.89%) CSS
4 15 (13.89%) Gherkin
5 14 (12.96%) AngularJS
5 14 (12.96%) REST
6 11 (10.19%) JSON
7 10 (9.26%) .NET
7 10 (9.26%) Android SDK
7 10 (9.26%) jQuery
7 10 (9.26%) Play Framework
7 10 (9.26%) SOAP
8 8 (7.41%) CSS3
8 8 (7.41%) Django
8 8 (7.41%) Node.js
9 7 (6.48%) XML
10 6 (5.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Social Media
3 8 (7.41%) Tandem
4 5 (4.63%) Replication
4 5 (4.63%) User Experience
5 4 (3.70%) NHS
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Animation
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) DataPower
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Linux
2 13 (12.04%) Android
3 5 (4.63%) CoreOS
3 5 (4.63%) Unix
4 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (81.48%) TDD
3 47 (43.52%) Scrum
4 28 (25.93%) Kanban
5 25 (23.15%) Microservices
6 23 (21.30%) Test Automation
7 20 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 16 (14.81%) Automated Testing
8 16 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (13.89%) DevOps
9 15 (13.89%) Open Source
9 15 (13.89%) User Stories
10 14 (12.96%) Automation Testing
10 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
11 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
12 12 (11.11%) Android Development
12 12 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
12 12 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 10 (9.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (76.85%) Java
2 29 (26.85%) Scala
3 26 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.44%) Python
5 18 (16.67%) Ruby
6 11 (10.19%) Groovy
7 10 (9.26%) SQL
8 9 (8.33%) PHP
9 8 (7.41%) C#
10 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.78%) Go
11 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.85%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.85%) Korn
12 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.93%) C++
13 1 (0.93%) Clojure
13 1 (0.93%) F#
13 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) ISEB
1 8 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.56%) Degree
3 5 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.89%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.85%) FATCA
3 1 (0.93%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Docker
2 6 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.63%) HDFS
3 5 (4.63%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (12.04%) Puppet
2 5 (4.63%) Ansible
2 5 (4.63%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.63%) Nagios
2 5 (4.63%) Salt
2 5 (4.63%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Oracle
2 6 (5.56%) MuleSoft
2 6 (5.56%) VMware
3 5 (4.63%) Google
3 5 (4.63%) New Relic
3 5 (4.63%) Rackspace
3 5 (4.63%) SaltStack
3 5 (4.63%) Splunk
4 3 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.85%) HP
5 2 (1.85%) Kony
5 2 (1.85%) Solace
5 2 (1.85%) Temenos
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) Calypso
6 1 (0.93%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.93%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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