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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing BDD 926 776 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.18% 3.29% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 4.03% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 658 660
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £349 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
18896 19263 18719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.28% 81.61% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13647 13767 13147
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 233 227
Median hourly rate £22.38 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £64.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +15 189 £475 - 48
Croydon +8 25 £463 +2.77% 6
Bromley 0 7 £450 +5.88% 2
Osterley - 6 £515 -
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Canary Wharf +2 1 £350 -17.14%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 1 £380 +13.43% 1
Westminster - 1 £450 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1652 (84.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1598 (81.41%) TDD
3 914 (46.56%) Java
4 772 (39.33%) Scrum
5 727 (37.04%) JavaScript
6 595 (30.31%) HTML
7 487 (24.81%) CSS
8 462 (23.54%) Continuous Integration
9 422 (21.50%) Git (software)
10 381 (19.41%) C#
11 374 (19.05%) Cucumber
12 360 (18.34%) .NET
13 347 (17.68%) AngularJS
14 342 (17.42%) OO
15 336 (17.12%) Pair Programming
16 312 (15.89%) MVC
16 312 (15.89%) Finance
17 296 (15.08%) Web Services
17 296 (15.08%) HTML5
18 291 (14.82%) REST
19 280 (14.26%) SQL
20 269 (13.70%) Node.js
21 256 (13.04%) Spring
22 255 (12.99%) Kanban
23 252 (12.84%) Scala
24 251 (12.79%) Jenkins
25 243 (12.38%) Selenium
26 240 (12.23%) E-Commerce
27 233 (11.87%) Ruby
28 228 (11.61%) QA

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 71 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
2 61 (3.11%) Tomcat
3 50 (2.55%) Apache Spark
4 49 (2.50%) Confluence
5 43 (2.19%) Apache
6 41 (2.09%) CMS
7 37 (1.88%) Jetty
8 23 (1.17%) JBoss
9 21 (1.07%) IIS
10 15 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 14 (0.71%) Mule
11 14 (0.71%) nginx
12 13 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.46%) Drupal
13 9 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.41%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.41%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.31%) WordPress
16 5 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.46%) MS Office
5 7 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.10%) InVision
7 2 (0.10%) Mingle
7 2 (0.10%) MS Project
8 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.31%) Endur
4 3 (0.15%) Magento
5 2 (0.10%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.10%) Maximo
5 2 (0.10%) Unica
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 204 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (3.57%) GitHub
4 51 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.87%) PaaS
7 17 (0.87%) SaaS
8 16 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (0.76%) IaaS
10 11 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.51%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.36%) Lucidchart
13 6 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.25%) Heroku
14 5 (0.25%) iTunes
15 3 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 98 (4.99%) HTTP
2 27 (1.38%) Internet
3 11 (0.56%) DMZ
3 11 (0.56%) VPN
4 6 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.20%) DNS
5 4 (0.20%) DVB
5 4 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.20%) Network Security
6 3 (0.15%) Intranet
7 2 (0.10%) LDAP
8 1 (0.051%) AMQP
8 1 (0.051%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.051%) FTP
8 1 (0.051%) SNA
8 1 (0.051%) SNMP
8 1 (0.051%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (11.31%) NoSQL
2 218 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 168 (8.56%) SQL Server
4 143 (7.28%) MySQL
5 122 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 99 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
7 92 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 70 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 60 (3.06%) Big Data
10 44 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 42 (2.14%) Redis
12 26 (1.32%) Neo4j
12 26 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 19 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (0.87%) MariaDB
15 14 (0.71%) Apache Hive
15 14 (0.71%) HBase
16 13 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 422 (21.50%) Git (software)
2 374 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 251 (12.79%) Jenkins
4 243 (12.38%) Selenium
5 221 (11.26%) Maven
6 199 (10.14%) JIRA
7 173 (8.81%) WebDriver
8 168 (8.56%) JUnit
9 124 (6.32%) Subversion
10 103 (5.25%) Mockito
11 100 (5.09%) Jasmine
12 90 (4.58%) SpecFlow
13 86 (4.38%) Gradle
14 72 (3.67%) gulp
15 71 (3.62%) Mocha
15 71 (3.62%) TeamCity
16 62 (3.16%) Xcode
17 61 (3.11%) Grunt
18 60 (3.06%) IntelliJ
19 51 (2.60%) NUnit
General
1 312 (15.89%) Finance
2 213 (10.85%) Banking
3 64 (3.26%) Investment Banking
4 50 (2.55%) Retail
5 40 (2.04%) Marketing
6 39 (1.99%) Publishing
7 27 (1.38%) Games
8 25 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.17%) Back Office
10 21 (1.07%) Front Office
10 21 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.71%) Advertising
12 13 (0.66%) Electronics
13 12 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.25%) Law
16 3 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.10%) Private Banking
18 1 (0.051%) General Ledger
18 1 (0.051%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1302 (66.33%) Developer
2 417 (21.24%) Java Developer
3 296 (15.08%) Senior Developer
4 249 (12.68%) Agile Developer
5 178 (9.07%) .NET Developer
6 171 (8.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 167 (8.51%) Agile Java Developer
8 158 (8.05%) C# Developer
9 137 (6.98%) Analyst
10 136 (6.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 135 (6.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 130 (6.62%) Scala Developer
13 103 (5.25%) Tester
14 85 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
15 74 (3.77%) Senior Agile Developer
16 72 (3.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
17 71 (3.62%) Business Analyst
18 70 (3.57%) Automation Tester
19 69 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
20 68 (3.46%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (30.31%) HTML
2 487 (24.81%) CSS
3 360 (18.34%) .NET
4 347 (17.68%) AngularJS
5 296 (15.08%) HTML5
5 296 (15.08%) Web Services
6 291 (14.82%) REST
7 269 (13.70%) Node.js
8 256 (13.04%) Spring
9 226 (11.51%) RESTful
10 205 (10.44%) CSS3
11 175 (8.91%) ASP.NET
12 155 (7.90%) jQuery
13 145 (7.39%) React
14 126 (6.42%) Sass
15 123 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 119 (6.06%) XML
17 113 (5.76%) JSON
18 107 (5.45%) J2EE
19 99 (5.04%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 178 (9.07%) User Experience
2 127 (6.47%) Mobile App
3 84 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (3.06%) Derivative
6 49 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 38 (1.94%) iPad
7 38 (1.94%) iPhone
8 33 (1.68%) Fintech
9 30 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
10 28 (1.43%) Visualisation
11 26 (1.32%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (1.07%) Public Cloud
14 18 (0.92%) Data Structures
15 16 (0.82%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.71%) Blog
16 14 (0.71%) Digital Media
16 14 (0.71%) Fixed Income
16 14 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 177 (9.02%) Linux
2 142 (7.23%) Apple iOS
3 108 (5.50%) Unix
4 95 (4.84%) Android
5 28 (1.43%) Mac OS X
6 26 (1.32%) Windows
7 11 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.25%) CentOS
10 3 (0.15%) VMS
11 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.051%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.051%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1652 (84.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1598 (81.41%) TDD
3 772 (39.33%) Scrum
4 462 (23.54%) Continuous Integration
5 342 (17.42%) OO
6 336 (17.12%) Pair Programming
7 312 (15.89%) MVC
8 255 (12.99%) Kanban
9 240 (12.23%) E-Commerce
10 219 (11.16%) Continuous Delivery
11 204 (10.39%) DevOps
12 200 (10.19%) Software Engineering
13 194 (9.88%) Front End Development
14 183 (9.32%) Microservices
15 159 (8.10%) Test Automation
16 155 (7.90%) Open Source
17 140 (7.13%) Unit Testing
18 138 (7.03%) Web Development
19 115 (5.86%) OOP
20 111 (5.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 914 (46.56%) Java
2 727 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 381 (19.41%) C#
4 280 (14.26%) SQL
5 252 (12.84%) Scala
6 233 (11.87%) Ruby
7 170 (8.66%) Python
8 117 (5.96%) PHP
9 70 (3.57%) Objective-C
10 60 (3.06%) ES6
10 60 (3.06%) Groovy
11 43 (2.19%) C++
12 35 (1.78%) Clojure
13 32 (1.63%) Apple Swift
14 23 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 22 (1.12%) Perl
16 19 (0.97%) C
17 18 (0.92%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.87%) T-SQL
19 16 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (4.99%) Degree
2 93 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 56 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.68%) ISEB
5 29 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 28 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.20%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.20%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.051%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.051%) IIBA
11 1 (0.051%) PMP
11 1 (0.051%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (11.61%) QA
2 48 (2.45%) SDET
3 10 (0.51%) WAI
4 6 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.20%) FATCA
6 3 (0.15%) WCAG
7 2 (0.10%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.051%) COBIT
8 1 (0.051%) MiFID
System Software
1 115 (5.86%) Docker
2 12 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.25%) Varnish
6 4 (0.20%) HDFS
7 2 (0.10%) GridGain
7 2 (0.10%) vSphere
8 1 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.051%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (2.14%) Puppet
3 23 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (1.02%) Ansible
5 14 (0.71%) Kibana
6 8 (0.41%) Kubernetes
7 7 (0.36%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.31%) Nagios
9 4 (0.20%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.15%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.15%) Graphite
11 2 (0.10%) logstash
11 2 (0.10%) Mesos
11 2 (0.10%) Oozie
11 2 (0.10%) Terraform
11 2 (0.10%) WMI
11 2 (0.10%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.051%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.051%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.051%) Salt
Vendors
1 84 (4.28%) Oracle
2 82 (4.18%) Microsoft
3 45 (2.29%) Google
4 30 (1.53%) Atlassian
5 28 (1.43%) Apple
6 22 (1.12%) HP
6 22 (1.12%) IBM
7 19 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (0.92%) Splunk
9 16 (0.82%) Zend
10 14 (0.71%) SAP
11 13 (0.66%) New Relic
12 11 (0.56%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.51%) Adobe
13 10 (0.51%) MuleSoft
13 10 (0.51%) VMware
14 8 (0.41%) Xamarin
15 7 (0.36%) Sybase
15 7 (0.36%) Tableau
15 7 (0.36%) Teradata
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