The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 26 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.44% 0.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 0.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £293 £348 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
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 Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 213 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.20% 75.80% 70.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 122 127
Median daily rate £325 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +280.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.78 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Leicestershire region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
5 4 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) Selenium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) git-flow
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Quality Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) JPA
5 1 (10.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
1 2 (20.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible