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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.71% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
192 203 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 68.09% 73.82% 75.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 104 91
Median daily rate £356 £330 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 28
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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
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 29 September 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 - 2 £450 - 1
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 2 (33.33%) SOLID
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) MSTest
5 1 (16.67%) EPoS
5 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) NUnit

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) MSTest
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript