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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 46 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing BDD 977 667 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.51% 2.95% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 3.64% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 551 647
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 £375 £346 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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
18191 18320 18823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.91% 80.97% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13326 12907 13499
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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 149 259 237
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 May 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 May 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 +32 210 £500 +11.11% 67
Croydon +2 17 £450 +16.12% 3
Bromley -3 12 £475 -9.52%
Westminster - 6 £438 -
Canary Wharf +7 4 £650 +52.94%
Osterley -5 4 £515 +5.10%
Hammersmith +3 2 £325 -31.03% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £313 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1562 (83.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1518 (81.35%) TDD
3 902 (48.34%) Java
4 735 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 713 (38.21%) Scrum
6 557 (29.85%) HTML
7 460 (24.65%) Continuous Integration
8 456 (24.44%) CSS
9 394 (21.11%) Git (software)
10 379 (20.31%) C#
11 353 (18.92%) Pair Programming
12 350 (18.76%) AngularJS
13 345 (18.49%) .NET
14 343 (18.38%) OO
15 335 (17.95%) Cucumber
16 332 (17.79%) MVC
17 315 (16.88%) Web Services
18 310 (16.61%) Spring
19 299 (16.02%) HTML5
20 286 (15.33%) REST
21 282 (15.11%) Finance
22 280 (15.01%) SQL
23 266 (14.26%) MongoDB
24 263 (14.09%) Node.js
25 248 (13.29%) NoSQL
26 244 (13.08%) Kanban
27 240 (12.86%) RESTful
28 233 (12.49%) Scala
29 230 (12.33%) Selenium
30 225 (12.06%) CSS3

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
1 263 (14.09%) Node.js
2 91 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 75 (4.02%) Apache
4 54 (2.89%) Jetty
5 53 (2.84%) Apache Spark
5 53 (2.84%) Confluence
6 48 (2.57%) CMS
7 39 (2.09%) JBoss
8 31 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (1.02%) IIS
10 14 (0.75%) nginx
10 14 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 13 (0.70%) Drupal
11 13 (0.70%) GlassFish
11 13 (0.70%) Mule
12 10 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.43%) MS Office
3 8 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.16%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.054%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
1 11 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.48%) Endur
3 6 (0.32%) Magento
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.11%) Maximo
4 2 (0.11%) Unica
5 1 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 171 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (4.66%) GitHub
2 87 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.18%) Amazon S3
5 18 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (0.80%) PaaS
7 14 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (0.70%) IaaS
9 12 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.64%) Heroku
9 12 (0.64%) SaaS
10 11 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.54%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.32%) Lucidchart
14 5 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.27%) Google Play
15 4 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 111 (5.95%) HTTP
2 28 (1.50%) Internet
3 17 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.59%) DMZ
4 11 (0.59%) VPN
5 8 (0.43%) Intranet
6 6 (0.32%) DVB
7 5 (0.27%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.21%) SNA
9 3 (0.16%) DNS
9 3 (0.16%) Extranet
9 3 (0.16%) FTP
10 2 (0.11%) LDAP
10 2 (0.11%) Network Security
11 1 (0.054%) AMQP
11 1 (0.054%) Firewall
11 1 (0.054%) NFC
11 1 (0.054%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (14.26%) MongoDB
2 248 (13.29%) NoSQL
3 178 (9.54%) SQL Server
4 157 (8.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 143 (7.66%) MySQL
6 96 (5.14%) Relational Database
7 69 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 59 (3.16%) Big Data
9 51 (2.73%) Redis
10 45 (2.41%) Hadoop
11 32 (1.71%) Neo4j
12 26 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 21 (1.13%) HBase
15 20 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 15 (0.80%) Apache Hive
18 15 (0.80%) MariaDB
18 15 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 394 (21.11%) Git (software)
2 335 (17.95%) Cucumber
3 230 (12.33%) Selenium
4 223 (11.95%) Maven
5 220 (11.79%) Jenkins
6 183 (9.81%) JIRA
7 160 (8.57%) JUnit
8 135 (7.23%) Subversion
9 132 (7.07%) WebDriver
10 127 (6.81%) Mockito
11 105 (5.63%) Jasmine
12 100 (5.36%) Gradle
13 90 (4.82%) SpecFlow
14 62 (3.32%) TeamCity
15 54 (2.89%) Grunt
15 54 (2.89%) IntelliJ
15 54 (2.89%) NUnit
15 54 (2.89%) Protractor
16 50 (2.68%) Mocha
17 49 (2.63%) gulp
General
1 282 (15.11%) Finance
2 187 (10.02%) Banking
3 62 (3.32%) Investment Banking
4 41 (2.20%) Publishing
5 40 (2.14%) Marketing
6 34 (1.82%) Games
7 33 (1.77%) Retail
8 24 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.18%) Front Office
10 21 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 17 (0.91%) Back Office
12 12 (0.64%) Advertising
13 11 (0.59%) Electronics
13 11 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.43%) Law
15 3 (0.16%) Arabic Language
15 3 (0.16%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.054%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.054%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1306 (69.99%) Developer
2 449 (24.06%) Java Developer
3 272 (14.58%) Senior Developer
4 239 (12.81%) Agile Developer
5 201 (10.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 177 (9.49%) .NET Developer
7 163 (8.74%) C# Developer
8 150 (8.04%) Agile Java Developer
9 137 (7.34%) Analyst
9 137 (7.34%) Senior Java Developer
10 129 (6.91%) Scala Developer
11 122 (6.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 88 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
12 88 (4.72%) Tester
13 83 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 78 (4.18%) Angular Developer
15 74 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
16 71 (3.80%) Test Analyst
17 70 (3.75%) Senior Agile Developer
18 69 (3.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 557 (29.85%) HTML
2 456 (24.44%) CSS
3 350 (18.76%) AngularJS
4 345 (18.49%) .NET
5 315 (16.88%) Web Services
6 310 (16.61%) Spring
7 299 (16.02%) HTML5
8 286 (15.33%) REST
9 240 (12.86%) RESTful
10 225 (12.06%) CSS3
11 171 (9.16%) ASP.NET
12 170 (9.11%) jQuery
13 134 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 127 (6.81%) Hibernate
15 122 (6.54%) XML
16 121 (6.48%) JSON
17 111 (5.95%) Sass
18 108 (5.79%) React
19 100 (5.36%) J2EE
20 98 (5.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 156 (8.36%) User Experience
2 104 (5.57%) Mobile App
3 76 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
5 53 (2.84%) Derivative
6 50 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 38 (2.04%) iPad
8 36 (1.93%) iPhone
9 29 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
10 26 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 23 (1.23%) Fintech
12 19 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 18 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (0.86%) Video on Demand
15 13 (0.70%) Streaming Video
16 11 (0.59%) Wiki
17 10 (0.54%) Blog
17 10 (0.54%) Digital Media
17 10 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 181 (9.70%) Linux
2 120 (6.43%) Unix
3 106 (5.68%) Apple iOS
4 67 (3.59%) Android
5 29 (1.55%) Mac OS X
6 24 (1.29%) Windows
7 12 (0.64%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.32%) CentOS
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.054%) Solaris
12 1 (0.054%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.054%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1562 (83.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1518 (81.35%) TDD
3 713 (38.21%) Scrum
4 460 (24.65%) Continuous Integration
5 353 (18.92%) Pair Programming
6 343 (18.38%) OO
7 332 (17.79%) MVC
8 244 (13.08%) Kanban
9 206 (11.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 205 (10.99%) E-Commerce
10 205 (10.99%) Software Engineering
11 162 (8.68%) Microservices
12 157 (8.41%) Front End Development
13 154 (8.25%) Open Source
14 152 (8.15%) Unit Testing
15 136 (7.29%) DevOps
16 134 (7.18%) Test Automation
17 133 (7.13%) Multithreading
18 123 (6.59%) User Stories
19 118 (6.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 902 (48.34%) Java
2 735 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 379 (20.31%) C#
4 280 (15.01%) SQL
5 233 (12.49%) Scala
6 222 (11.90%) Ruby
7 135 (7.23%) Python
8 117 (6.27%) PHP
9 72 (3.86%) Groovy
10 56 (3.00%) Objective-C
11 47 (2.52%) ES6
12 45 (2.41%) C++
13 33 (1.77%) Perl
14 30 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 27 (1.45%) Apple Swift
16 24 (1.29%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.23%) Clojure
18 22 (1.18%) C
19 19 (1.02%) PowerShell
19 19 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 102 (5.47%) Degree
2 77 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.50%) ISEB
4 28 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 24 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.054%) IIBA
9 1 (0.054%) MCSA
9 1 (0.054%) MCSE
9 1 (0.054%) PMP
9 1 (0.054%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (10.40%) QA
2 25 (1.34%) SDET
3 10 (0.54%) WAI
4 5 (0.27%) WCAG
5 4 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.16%) FATCA
7 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.054%) SLA
System Software
1 134 (7.18%) Docker
2 12 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.64%) Apache Flume
3 9 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.21%) HDFS
5 2 (0.11%) GridGain
6 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.054%) vSphere
6 1 (0.054%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (2.25%) Puppet
2 33 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.07%) Ansible
4 15 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.75%) Graphite
6 13 (0.70%) Kibana
7 8 (0.43%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.32%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.21%) Nagios
9 4 (0.21%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.16%) Oozie
11 2 (0.11%) logstash
11 2 (0.11%) Mesos
11 2 (0.11%) Salt
11 2 (0.11%) WMI
12 1 (0.054%) Apache Shiro
12 1 (0.054%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.054%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.054%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.054%) Packer
Vendors
1 121 (6.48%) Microsoft
2 81 (4.34%) Oracle
3 42 (2.25%) Google
4 31 (1.66%) Atlassian
5 25 (1.34%) Apple
6 21 (1.13%) IBM
7 20 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (0.91%) Splunk
9 16 (0.86%) HP
10 14 (0.75%) Zend
11 13 (0.70%) SAP
11 13 (0.70%) SOASTA, Inc
12 12 (0.64%) VMware
13 9 (0.48%) Adobe
13 9 (0.48%) New Relic
13 9 (0.48%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.43%) Informatica
15 7 (0.38%) Facebook
15 7 (0.38%) Sybase
16 6 (0.32%) Xamarin
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