The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / London
Rank 49 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing BDD 856 949 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.40% 4.60% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 5.46% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 800 596
Median daily rate £478 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £105.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16430 17382 16863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.45% 84.20% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11872 12353 12152
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 211 188
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in London

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in London

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in London

BDD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the London region.

BDD Hourly Rate Trend in London

BDD
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

BDD Hourly Rate Histogram in London

BDD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
City of London -1 142 £500 +4.16% 64
Croydon -8 14 £463 +15.62% 1
Wimbledon -2 5 £450 +48.76%
Hammersmith +2 1 £550 +22.22%
Bromley +2 1 £450 -10.00%
Westminster -8 1 £475 -13.63%
Greenwich - 1 £367 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 1664 (83.41%) TDD
2 1658 (83.11%) Agile Software Development
3 977 (48.97%) Java
4 758 (37.99%) JavaScript
5 730 (36.59%) Scrum
6 604 (30.28%) HTML
7 496 (24.86%) CSS
8 465 (23.31%) AngularJS
9 411 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
10 392 (19.65%) Git (software)
11 373 (18.70%) REST
12 371 (18.60%) Web Services
13 368 (18.45%) Node.js
14 362 (18.15%) HTML5
15 342 (17.14%) C#
16 340 (17.04%) DevOps
17 339 (16.99%) Cucumber
18 325 (16.29%) Jenkins
19 316 (15.84%) SQL
20 304 (15.24%) React
21 301 (15.09%) Kanban
22 300 (15.04%) JIRA
23 296 (14.84%) Spring
24 294 (14.74%) Finance
25 290 (14.54%) Software Engineering
25 290 (14.54%) Microservices
26 289 (14.49%) .NET
26 289 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
27 284 (14.24%) Scala
28 279 (13.98%) Selenium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 134 (6.72%) Confluence
2 72 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
3 68 (3.41%) Apache Spark
4 56 (2.81%) Tomcat
5 33 (1.65%) Apache
6 27 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 25 (1.25%) CMS
8 23 (1.15%) Apache Solr
9 22 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 22 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.00%) Drupal
11 19 (0.95%) WebSphere
12 18 (0.90%) Mule
13 14 (0.70%) nginx
14 10 (0.50%) Jetty
14 10 (0.50%) NServiceBus
15 9 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
16 8 (0.40%) JBoss
17 7 (0.35%) SharePoint
18 6 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.55%) MS Office
3 5 (0.25%) MS Project
3 5 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.10%) InVision
5 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.050%) Mingle
6 1 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.10%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 289 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (5.31%) GitHub
4 41 (2.06%) Heroku
4 41 (2.06%) PaaS
5 35 (1.75%) SaaS
6 34 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (1.40%) IaaS
8 21 (1.05%) OpenShift
9 20 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
10 18 (0.90%) CloudBees
11 13 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (0.50%) Slack
14 8 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (0.35%) Google Play
16 6 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 104 (5.21%) HTTP
2 40 (2.01%) MQTT
3 34 (1.70%) RTSP
4 30 (1.50%) Internet
5 16 (0.80%) AMQP
6 5 (0.25%) OpenVPN
6 5 (0.25%) VPN
7 4 (0.20%) Firewall
7 4 (0.20%) IMAP
7 4 (0.20%) Intranet
8 3 (0.15%) DMZ
8 3 (0.15%) LDAP
8 3 (0.15%) SNMP
9 2 (0.10%) FTP
9 2 (0.10%) Network Security
9 2 (0.10%) POP3
10 1 (0.050%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.050%) Multicast
10 1 (0.050%) Skype
10 1 (0.050%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (11.38%) MongoDB
2 186 (9.32%) NoSQL
3 161 (8.07%) SQL Server
4 124 (6.22%) Big Data
5 100 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
6 99 (4.96%) MySQL
7 94 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 89 (4.46%) Hadoop
9 67 (3.36%) Relational Database
10 44 (2.21%) HBase
11 25 (1.25%) Neo4j
12 24 (1.20%) Redis
13 22 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
14 18 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
17 13 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.65%) Oracle Database
18 12 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 12 (0.60%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 392 (19.65%) Git (software)
2 339 (16.99%) Cucumber
3 325 (16.29%) Jenkins
4 300 (15.04%) JIRA
5 279 (13.98%) Selenium
6 172 (8.62%) JUnit
7 170 (8.52%) WebDriver
8 164 (8.22%) Maven
9 112 (5.61%) Mockito
10 103 (5.16%) Subversion
11 92 (4.61%) SpecFlow
11 92 (4.61%) TeamCity
12 90 (4.51%) Jasmine
13 67 (3.36%) gulp
14 62 (3.11%) Gradle
14 62 (3.11%) SoapUI
15 59 (2.96%) Mocha
16 55 (2.76%) NUnit
17 51 (2.56%) Grunt
18 50 (2.51%) IntelliJ
General
1 294 (14.74%) Finance
2 203 (10.18%) Banking
3 86 (4.31%) Retail
4 55 (2.76%) Investment Banking
5 41 (2.06%) Marketing
6 36 (1.80%) Games
7 29 (1.45%) Publishing
8 27 (1.35%) Advertising
9 25 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.15%) Front Office
11 20 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.85%) Back Office
13 9 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.30%) Electronics
15 5 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.20%) Legal
16 4 (0.20%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.15%) Online Betting
18 1 (0.050%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1300 (65.16%) Developer
2 457 (22.91%) Java Developer
3 286 (14.34%) Senior Developer
4 197 (9.87%) Agile Developer
5 164 (8.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 163 (8.17%) Scala Developer
7 158 (7.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 141 (7.07%) .NET Developer
9 135 (6.77%) C# Developer
10 122 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
11 112 (5.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 109 (5.46%) Analyst
13 101 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
14 100 (5.01%) Angular Developer
14 100 (5.01%) Software Engineer
15 97 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
16 94 (4.71%) Tester
17 70 (3.51%) Test Engineer
18 69 (3.46%) Developer in Test
19 67 (3.36%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (30.28%) HTML
2 496 (24.86%) CSS
3 465 (23.31%) AngularJS
4 373 (18.70%) REST
5 371 (18.60%) Web Services
6 368 (18.45%) Node.js
7 362 (18.15%) HTML5
8 304 (15.24%) React
9 296 (14.84%) Spring
10 289 (14.49%) .NET
11 259 (12.98%) CSS3
12 252 (12.63%) RESTful
13 194 (9.72%) JSON
14 167 (8.37%) jQuery
15 159 (7.97%) ASP.NET
16 158 (7.92%) XML
17 143 (7.17%) SOAP
18 128 (6.42%) Akka
19 120 (6.02%) Gherkin
20 119 (5.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 146 (7.32%) User Experience
2 93 (4.66%) Computer Science
3 59 (2.96%) Mobile App
4 56 (2.81%) Fintech
5 50 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (2.41%) Public Cloud
7 43 (2.16%) Video on Demand
8 39 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.15%) iPad
10 21 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (0.90%) Blog
11 18 (0.90%) Virtual Team
12 16 (0.80%) Animation
12 16 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 16 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
12 16 (0.80%) Life Science
13 15 (0.75%) iPhone
13 15 (0.75%) Streaming Video
13 15 (0.75%) Wiki
14 13 (0.65%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 220 (11.03%) Linux
2 123 (6.17%) Unix
3 103 (5.16%) Apple iOS
4 79 (3.96%) Android
5 61 (3.06%) Windows
6 23 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.10%) CentOS
9 1 (0.050%) VMS
9 1 (0.050%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1664 (83.41%) TDD
2 1658 (83.11%) Agile Software Development
3 730 (36.59%) Scrum
4 411 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
5 340 (17.04%) DevOps
6 301 (15.09%) Kanban
7 290 (14.54%) Microservices
7 290 (14.54%) Software Engineering
8 269 (13.48%) Pair Programming
9 259 (12.98%) MVC
10 241 (12.08%) E-Commerce
11 237 (11.88%) OO
12 211 (10.58%) Test Automation
13 176 (8.82%) Front End Development
14 148 (7.42%) Continuous Delivery
15 140 (7.02%) Web Development
16 128 (6.42%) Open Source
17 121 (6.07%) Unit Testing
18 112 (5.61%) Domain-Driven Design
18 112 (5.61%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 977 (48.97%) Java
2 758 (37.99%) JavaScript
3 342 (17.14%) C#
4 316 (15.84%) SQL
5 284 (14.24%) Scala
6 192 (9.62%) Python
7 189 (9.47%) Ruby
8 102 (5.11%) PHP
9 72 (3.61%) C
9 72 (3.61%) Shell Script
10 54 (2.71%) ES6
11 52 (2.61%) Objective-C
12 37 (1.85%) Apple Swift
12 37 (1.85%) Clojure
13 34 (1.70%) Korn
14 26 (1.30%) PL/SQL
15 23 (1.15%) Groovy
16 22 (1.10%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.10%) XPath
17 21 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (6.27%) Degree
2 84 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 74 (3.71%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (1.20%) ISEB
5 15 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.45%) BC Cleared
6 9 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.40%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.15%) PhD
10 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.10%) PMP
12 1 (0.050%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (9.72%) QA
2 77 (3.86%) SDET
3 22 (1.10%) FATCA
4 9 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.30%) SLA
6 5 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.25%) WCAG
7 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.10%) WAI
9 1 (0.050%) MiFID
9 1 (0.050%) SEPA
System Software
1 204 (10.23%) Docker
2 24 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.55%) HDFS
5 6 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.15%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.10%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.050%) vCloud
9 1 (0.050%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.050%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (2.66%) Puppet
3 43 (2.16%) Ansible
4 15 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.70%) Kibana
5 14 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.60%) logstash
7 10 (0.50%) Grafana
8 8 (0.40%) rkt
9 5 (0.25%) Terraform
10 4 (0.20%) Nagios
10 4 (0.20%) Rancher
11 3 (0.15%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.15%) Perfmon
12 2 (0.10%) Graphite
12 2 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
12 2 (0.10%) Mesos
12 2 (0.10%) Pingdom
12 2 (0.10%) Salt
13 1 (0.050%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 86 (4.31%) Microsoft
2 78 (3.91%) Oracle
3 43 (2.16%) Atlassian
4 42 (2.11%) MuleSoft
5 36 (1.80%) Solace
6 34 (1.70%) Google
7 25 (1.25%) SAP
7 25 (1.25%) Sitecore
8 20 (1.00%) Zend
9 19 (0.95%) Splunk
10 17 (0.85%) Hortonworks
10 17 (0.85%) hybris
10 17 (0.85%) New Relic
11 15 (0.75%) Apigee
11 15 (0.75%) Apple
11 15 (0.75%) HP
12 13 (0.65%) ATG
13 12 (0.60%) AppDynamics
13 12 (0.60%) Xamarin
14 10 (0.50%) IBM
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