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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 46 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing BDD 1113 937 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.88% 4.02% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 4.83% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 776 705
Median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
19623 19417 20021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.00% 83.37% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14060 13937 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 217 254
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £55.30 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 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
City of London +10 220 £525 +5.00% 59
Croydon -14 11 £525 +16.66%
Westminster -14 7 £475 +8.57%
Feltham - 4 £400 -
Bromley -3 3 £450 +12.50%
Canary Wharf -12 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £380 +13.43%
Hammersmith -1 1 £500 +48.14%
Osterley -2 1 £515 -6.36%
Ealing - 1 £363 - 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 1692 (83.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1672 (82.53%) TDD
3 866 (42.74%) Java
4 797 (39.34%) Scrum
5 724 (35.74%) JavaScript
6 601 (29.66%) HTML
7 491 (24.23%) CSS
8 411 (20.29%) AngularJS
9 402 (19.84%) Git (software)
10 401 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
11 385 (19.00%) C#
12 383 (18.90%) Cucumber
13 356 (17.57%) .NET
14 335 (16.54%) Pair Programming
15 331 (16.34%) REST
16 324 (15.99%) Node.js
17 319 (15.75%) Web Services
18 312 (15.40%) HTML5
19 310 (15.30%) Finance
20 307 (15.15%) Scala
21 306 (15.10%) MVC
22 304 (15.00%) OO
23 299 (14.76%) DevOps
24 291 (14.36%) Jenkins
25 280 (13.82%) E-Commerce
26 279 (13.77%) SQL
27 269 (13.28%) Kanban
28 266 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
29 257 (12.69%) Selenium
30 250 (12.34%) React

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
1 102 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
2 87 (4.29%) Confluence
3 62 (3.06%) Apache Spark
4 49 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 47 (2.32%) Apache
6 23 (1.14%) CMS
7 21 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
8 18 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.84%) Apache Solr
9 17 (0.84%) Drupal
9 17 (0.84%) IIS
10 15 (0.74%) nginx
11 14 (0.69%) JBoss
12 13 (0.64%) Mule
13 12 (0.59%) Jetty
14 10 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.35%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.30%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
17 5 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.20%) InVision
4 4 (0.20%) MS Office
5 3 (0.15%) Mingle
6 2 (0.099%) MS Project
6 2 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.15%) Magento
4 2 (0.099%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.099%) Endur
4 2 (0.099%) Maximo
4 2 (0.099%) Unica
5 1 (0.049%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.049%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.049%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 266 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (4.44%) GitHub
4 55 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (1.38%) Heroku
6 24 (1.18%) PaaS
6 24 (1.18%) SaaS
7 21 (1.04%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.94%) IaaS
8 19 (0.94%) OpenShift
9 16 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
9 16 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.74%) CloudBees
11 13 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.44%) Google Play
13 8 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.35%) iTunes
15 6 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 104 (5.13%) HTTP
2 35 (1.73%) MQTT
3 29 (1.43%) RTSP
4 25 (1.23%) Internet
5 4 (0.20%) DVB
5 4 (0.20%) Network Security
6 3 (0.15%) DNS
6 3 (0.15%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.099%) AMQP
7 2 (0.099%) Firewall
7 2 (0.099%) FTP
7 2 (0.099%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.099%) LDAP
8 1 (0.049%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.049%) Intranet
8 1 (0.049%) SNA
8 1 (0.049%) SNMP
8 1 (0.049%) SSL
8 1 (0.049%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.049%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (10.81%) MongoDB
2 202 (9.97%) NoSQL
3 175 (8.64%) SQL Server
4 140 (6.91%) MySQL
5 119 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
6 96 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 92 (4.54%) Hadoop
8 88 (4.34%) Big Data
9 71 (3.50%) Relational Database
10 45 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 32 (1.58%) Redis
12 28 (1.38%) HBase
13 21 (1.04%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (0.64%) Neo4j
17 12 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (0.54%) SimpleDB
18 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 402 (19.84%) Git (software)
2 383 (18.90%) Cucumber
3 291 (14.36%) Jenkins
4 257 (12.69%) Selenium
5 233 (11.50%) JIRA
6 191 (9.43%) WebDriver
7 189 (9.33%) Maven
8 133 (6.56%) JUnit
9 112 (5.53%) Jasmine
10 92 (4.54%) Subversion
11 90 (4.44%) gulp
12 88 (4.34%) TeamCity
13 85 (4.20%) SpecFlow
14 82 (4.05%) Mocha
15 70 (3.46%) Gradle
16 62 (3.06%) Grunt
16 62 (3.06%) Mockito
17 60 (2.96%) IntelliJ
18 56 (2.76%) NUnit
19 53 (2.62%) Xcode
General
1 310 (15.30%) Finance
2 199 (9.82%) Banking
3 67 (3.31%) Retail
4 43 (2.12%) Marketing
5 39 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 37 (1.83%) Publishing
7 34 (1.68%) Front Office
8 28 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.09%) Advertising
10 21 (1.04%) Back Office
10 21 (1.04%) Games
11 17 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.30%) Electronics
13 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.099%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.099%) Law
16 2 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.099%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1328 (65.55%) Developer
2 377 (18.61%) Java Developer
3 330 (16.29%) Senior Developer
4 238 (11.75%) Agile Developer
5 169 (8.34%) .NET Developer
6 166 (8.19%) Scala Developer
7 164 (8.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 163 (8.05%) C# Developer
9 150 (7.40%) Agile Java Developer
10 147 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 139 (6.86%) Analyst
12 128 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 97 (4.79%) Tester
14 93 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
15 78 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
16 76 (3.75%) Senior Agile Developer
17 74 (3.65%) Senior Agile Java Developer
18 72 (3.55%) iOS Developer
19 71 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 71 (3.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 601 (29.66%) HTML
2 491 (24.23%) CSS
3 411 (20.29%) AngularJS
4 356 (17.57%) .NET
5 331 (16.34%) REST
6 324 (15.99%) Node.js
7 319 (15.75%) Web Services
8 312 (15.40%) HTML5
9 250 (12.34%) React
10 231 (11.40%) RESTful
11 211 (10.41%) CSS3
12 209 (10.32%) Spring
13 182 (8.98%) ASP.NET
14 175 (8.64%) JSON
15 155 (7.65%) jQuery
16 136 (6.71%) XML
17 133 (6.56%) Sass
18 131 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 110 (5.43%) Play Framework
20 109 (5.38%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 176 (8.69%) User Experience
2 103 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 86 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 84 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (2.81%) Public Cloud
6 44 (2.17%) Derivative
7 40 (1.97%) Video on Demand
8 35 (1.73%) Fintech
9 34 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (1.48%) iPad
10 30 (1.48%) iPhone
11 25 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 23 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.14%) Blog
13 21 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
13 21 (1.04%) Virtual Team
14 16 (0.79%) Mathematics
15 14 (0.69%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.69%) Streaming Video
16 13 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 168 (8.29%) Linux
2 149 (7.35%) Apple iOS
3 111 (5.48%) Android
4 91 (4.49%) Unix
5 54 (2.67%) Windows
6 8 (0.39%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.20%) CentOS
7 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.20%) VMS
8 1 (0.049%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1692 (83.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1672 (82.53%) TDD
3 797 (39.34%) Scrum
4 401 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
5 335 (16.54%) Pair Programming
6 306 (15.10%) MVC
7 304 (15.00%) OO
8 299 (14.76%) DevOps
9 280 (13.82%) E-Commerce
10 269 (13.28%) Kanban
11 222 (10.96%) Software Engineering
12 204 (10.07%) Microservices
12 204 (10.07%) Test Automation
13 199 (9.82%) Front End Development
14 191 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
15 163 (8.05%) Open Source
16 144 (7.11%) OOP
17 134 (6.61%) Unit Testing
18 133 (6.56%) Web Development
19 126 (6.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 866 (42.74%) Java
2 724 (35.74%) JavaScript
3 385 (19.00%) C#
4 307 (15.15%) Scala
5 279 (13.77%) SQL
6 231 (11.40%) Python
7 225 (11.11%) Ruby
8 137 (6.76%) PHP
9 86 (4.24%) Objective-C
10 67 (3.31%) C
10 67 (3.31%) ES6
11 55 (2.71%) Clojure
12 43 (2.12%) Apple Swift
13 36 (1.78%) C++
14 30 (1.48%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.28%) Groovy
16 19 (0.94%) Perl
17 18 (0.89%) PL/SQL
17 18 (0.89%) PowerShell
17 18 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (5.92%) Degree
2 76 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.28%) ISEB
5 22 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.35%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.15%) PMP
12 1 (0.049%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.049%) IIBA
12 1 (0.049%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (11.35%) QA
2 79 (3.90%) SDET
3 11 (0.54%) FATCA
3 11 (0.54%) WAI
4 9 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.20%) WCAG
7 1 (0.049%) COBIT
7 1 (0.049%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.049%) MiFID
7 1 (0.049%) SEPA
7 1 (0.049%) SLA
System Software
1 152 (7.50%) Docker
2 16 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.54%) HDFS
4 8 (0.39%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.25%) Varnish
6 5 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.099%) GridGain
7 2 (0.099%) vSphere
8 1 (0.049%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.049%) vCloud
8 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 67 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (1.83%) Puppet
3 23 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.99%) Ansible
5 15 (0.74%) Kibana
5 15 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.35%) Terraform
7 6 (0.30%) Nagios
8 5 (0.25%) logstash
9 3 (0.15%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.15%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.15%) Mesos
9 3 (0.15%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.15%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.099%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.099%) Grafana
10 2 (0.099%) Salt
10 2 (0.099%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.049%) Graphite
11 1 (0.049%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 77 (3.80%) Oracle
2 71 (3.50%) Microsoft
3 42 (2.07%) Atlassian
4 41 (2.02%) Google
5 30 (1.48%) Apple
6 22 (1.09%) HP
6 22 (1.09%) New Relic
7 21 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 20 (0.99%) Zend
9 16 (0.79%) SAP
10 15 (0.74%) Adobe
10 15 (0.74%) MuleSoft
10 15 (0.74%) Solace
11 14 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (0.69%) Xamarin
12 13 (0.64%) hybris
13 10 (0.49%) Facebook
13 10 (0.49%) Terracotta
14 9 (0.44%) Splunk
14 9 (0.44%) Tableau
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: £500 day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Darwin Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £425 to £500 per day 3 months rolling
Posted: Yesterday