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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 40 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.00% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.50% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
BDD
East Midlands

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
215 200 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 71.91% 68.26% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 118 108
Median daily rate £325 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.50% -36.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £14.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 3 £325 +8.33%
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript