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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 43 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing BDD 1051 1116 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.87% 4.92% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 5.89% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 937 663
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
BDD
England

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
18291 18950 19002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.82% 83.60% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 13512 14020
Median daily rate £477 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 249
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

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
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 7 December 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
City of London -2 182 £525 +16.66% 43
Croydon -19 13 £500 +25.00% 1
Hammersmith +6 3 £433 +28.14% 2
Westminster -6 3 £575 +34.81%
Bromley - 2 £450 -
Twickenham +3 1 - -
Canary Wharf -8 1 - -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 1753 (84.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1744 (83.60%) TDD
3 979 (46.93%) Java
4 802 (38.45%) JavaScript
5 769 (36.86%) Scrum
6 665 (31.88%) HTML
7 544 (26.08%) CSS
8 491 (23.54%) AngularJS
9 444 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
10 429 (20.57%) Git (software)
11 397 (19.03%) REST
12 395 (18.94%) Node.js
13 380 (18.22%) DevOps
14 377 (18.07%) Web Services
15 376 (18.02%) HTML5
16 362 (17.35%) Cucumber
17 356 (17.07%) C#
18 335 (16.06%) Jenkins
19 322 (15.44%) .NET
20 319 (15.29%) React
21 314 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
22 305 (14.62%) Finance
22 305 (14.62%) SQL
23 302 (14.48%) Scala
24 294 (14.09%) Pair Programming
25 288 (13.81%) Kanban
26 285 (13.66%) MVC
27 283 (13.57%) Software Engineering
28 280 (13.42%) E-Commerce
29 279 (13.37%) 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
1 113 (5.42%) Confluence
2 109 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (2.88%) Apache Spark
4 48 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 37 (1.77%) Apache
6 30 (1.44%) CMS
7 29 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 23 (1.10%) Apache Solr
9 21 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 18 (0.86%) Drupal
11 16 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.72%) nginx
13 14 (0.67%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.62%) Mule
15 12 (0.58%) Jetty
16 10 (0.48%) JBoss
17 9 (0.43%) Umbraco
18 8 (0.38%) NServiceBus
18 8 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
19 7 (0.34%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 17 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.38%) MS Office
4 4 (0.19%) InVision
5 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.096%) Mingle
6 2 (0.096%) MS Project
6 2 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.048%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.096%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.096%) Magento
3 2 (0.096%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.096%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.048%) Endur
4 1 (0.048%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 314 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (5.03%) GitHub
4 55 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (1.97%) PaaS
6 40 (1.92%) Heroku
7 36 (1.73%) SaaS
8 29 (1.39%) IaaS
9 23 (1.10%) OpenShift
10 19 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
11 18 (0.86%) CloudBees
12 16 (0.77%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 10 (0.48%) Slack
17 7 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
17 7 (0.34%) Google Play
17 7 (0.34%) iTunes
18 6 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 103 (4.94%) HTTP
2 40 (1.92%) MQTT
3 34 (1.63%) RTSP
4 30 (1.44%) Internet
5 6 (0.29%) AMQP
6 5 (0.24%) OpenVPN
6 5 (0.24%) VPN
7 4 (0.19%) Intranet
8 3 (0.14%) DMZ
8 3 (0.14%) Firewall
8 3 (0.14%) Network Security
8 3 (0.14%) SNMP
9 2 (0.096%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.096%) DNS
9 2 (0.096%) FTP
9 2 (0.096%) LDAP
10 1 (0.048%) DVB
10 1 (0.048%) IMAP
10 1 (0.048%) SSL
10 1 (0.048%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (10.98%) MongoDB
2 190 (9.11%) NoSQL
2 190 (9.11%) SQL Server
3 129 (6.18%) MySQL
4 123 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
5 109 (5.23%) Big Data
6 107 (5.13%) Hadoop
7 86 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 82 (3.93%) Relational Database
9 36 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 34 (1.63%) HBase
11 33 (1.58%) Redis
12 25 (1.20%) Neo4j
13 18 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
14 15 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.62%) Oracle Database
15 13 (0.62%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.58%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 429 (20.57%) Git (software)
2 362 (17.35%) Cucumber
3 335 (16.06%) Jenkins
4 279 (13.37%) Selenium
5 269 (12.90%) JIRA
6 185 (8.87%) WebDriver
7 167 (8.01%) Maven
8 165 (7.91%) JUnit
9 110 (5.27%) TeamCity
10 108 (5.18%) Jasmine
11 105 (5.03%) Subversion
12 97 (4.65%) Mockito
13 94 (4.51%) gulp
14 88 (4.22%) SpecFlow
15 80 (3.84%) Mocha
16 61 (2.92%) Grunt
17 57 (2.73%) NUnit
18 56 (2.68%) Gradle
19 54 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
20 53 (2.54%) SoapUI
General
1 305 (14.62%) Finance
2 205 (9.83%) Banking
3 89 (4.27%) Retail
4 46 (2.21%) Investment Banking
4 46 (2.21%) Marketing
5 33 (1.58%) Front Office
6 32 (1.53%) Publishing
7 28 (1.34%) Games
8 25 (1.20%) Advertising
9 24 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.01%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.67%) Back Office
12 8 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.29%) Electronics
14 4 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.19%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.19%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.048%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1345 (64.48%) Developer
2 442 (21.19%) Java Developer
3 308 (14.77%) Senior Developer
4 217 (10.40%) Agile Developer
5 174 (8.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 159 (7.62%) Scala Developer
7 146 (7.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 145 (6.95%) .NET Developer
9 143 (6.86%) Agile Java Developer
10 134 (6.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 133 (6.38%) C# Developer
12 121 (5.80%) Analyst
13 99 (4.75%) Full Stack Developer
14 97 (4.65%) Tester
15 94 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
16 87 (4.17%) Software Engineer
17 78 (3.74%) Angular Developer
18 75 (3.60%) Python Developer
19 73 (3.50%) Business Analyst
20 72 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 665 (31.88%) HTML
2 544 (26.08%) CSS
3 491 (23.54%) AngularJS
4 397 (19.03%) REST
5 395 (18.94%) Node.js
6 377 (18.07%) Web Services
7 376 (18.02%) HTML5
8 322 (15.44%) .NET
9 319 (15.29%) React
10 265 (12.70%) Spring
11 257 (12.32%) CSS3
12 252 (12.08%) RESTful
13 209 (10.02%) JSON
14 172 (8.25%) ASP.NET
15 165 (7.91%) jQuery
16 151 (7.24%) XML
17 131 (6.28%) SOAP
18 119 (5.70%) Akka
18 119 (5.70%) Gherkin
19 118 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 171 (8.20%) User Experience
2 94 (4.51%) Computer Science
3 77 (3.69%) Mobile App
4 66 (3.16%) Public Cloud
5 62 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (2.06%) Video on Demand
7 41 (1.97%) Fintech
8 32 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.10%) Algorithms
9 23 (1.10%) Blog
9 23 (1.10%) iPad
10 21 (1.01%) iPhone
11 19 (0.91%) Virtual Team
12 18 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.77%) Animation
13 16 (0.77%) Derivative
13 16 (0.77%) Wiki
14 15 (0.72%) Fixed Income
14 15 (0.72%) Streaming Video
15 14 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 200 (9.59%) Linux
2 138 (6.62%) Apple iOS
3 117 (5.61%) Unix
4 108 (5.18%) Android
5 61 (2.92%) Windows
6 24 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.19%) VMS
8 2 (0.096%) CentOS
9 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.048%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.048%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1753 (84.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1744 (83.60%) TDD
3 769 (36.86%) Scrum
4 444 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
5 380 (18.22%) DevOps
6 294 (14.09%) Pair Programming
7 288 (13.81%) Kanban
8 285 (13.66%) MVC
9 283 (13.57%) Software Engineering
10 280 (13.42%) E-Commerce
11 272 (13.04%) Microservices
12 268 (12.85%) OO
13 210 (10.07%) Test Automation
14 207 (9.92%) Front End Development
15 184 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
16 156 (7.48%) Web Development
17 152 (7.29%) Open Source
18 133 (6.38%) Unit Testing
19 126 (6.04%) High Availability
20 122 (5.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 979 (46.93%) Java
2 802 (38.45%) JavaScript
3 356 (17.07%) C#
4 305 (14.62%) SQL
5 302 (14.48%) Scala
6 234 (11.22%) Python
7 224 (10.74%) Ruby
8 133 (6.38%) PHP
9 71 (3.40%) ES6
10 69 (3.31%) C
11 66 (3.16%) Objective-C
12 58 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 52 (2.49%) Clojure
14 44 (2.11%) Apple Swift
15 32 (1.53%) Korn
16 26 (1.25%) C++
17 25 (1.20%) XPath
18 23 (1.10%) Groovy
18 23 (1.10%) PL/SQL
19 19 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (6.04%) Degree
2 88 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 67 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 24 (1.15%) ISEB
6 19 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.34%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.24%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.096%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.096%) PMP
13 1 (0.048%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (10.45%) QA
2 92 (4.41%) SDET
3 21 (1.01%) FATCA
4 12 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.24%) SLA
7 4 (0.19%) WCAG
8 3 (0.14%) WAI
9 1 (0.048%) COBIT
9 1 (0.048%) MiFID
9 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.048%) SEPA
System Software
1 193 (9.25%) Docker
2 24 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.53%) HDFS
5 7 (0.34%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.19%) Varnish
7 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.14%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.096%) vSphere
10 1 (0.048%) vCloud
10 1 (0.048%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 75 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (2.16%) Puppet
3 29 (1.39%) Ansible
4 22 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.72%) Kubernetes
6 14 (0.67%) Kibana
7 12 (0.58%) logstash
8 9 (0.43%) Grafana
9 7 (0.34%) Nagios
9 7 (0.34%) rkt
10 6 (0.29%) Terraform
11 4 (0.19%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.14%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.14%) Perfmon
13 2 (0.096%) CA Service Virtualization
13 2 (0.096%) Graphite
13 2 (0.096%) HP SiteScope
13 2 (0.096%) Pingdom
14 1 (0.048%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.048%) Salt
Vendors
1 80 (3.84%) Microsoft
1 80 (3.84%) Oracle
2 46 (2.21%) Atlassian
3 41 (1.97%) MuleSoft
4 38 (1.82%) Google
5 35 (1.68%) Solace
6 26 (1.25%) Sitecore
7 23 (1.10%) SAP
8 22 (1.05%) HP
8 22 (1.05%) Zend
9 21 (1.01%) Apple
10 17 (0.81%) hybris
10 17 (0.81%) New Relic
11 16 (0.77%) Apigee
11 16 (0.77%) Splunk
12 15 (0.72%) Xamarin
13 13 (0.62%) IBM
14 12 (0.58%) Adobe
14 12 (0.58%) Facebook
14 12 (0.58%) Hortonworks
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £601 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
24 Seven
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: £250 per day 12 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago