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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing BDD 913 739 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.23% 3.16% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 3.89% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 619 653
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 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
18244 19010 18944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.52% 81.18% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13325 13507 13410
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 244 233
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.33 £55.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 June 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 +27 196 £500 +11.11% 64
Croydon +7 24 £450 +16.12% 1
Bromley -2 8 £475 -9.52%
Osterley -1 6 £515 +5.10%
Westminster - 6 £438 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £350 -17.14%
Wimbledon - 1 £313 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1608 (84.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1552 (81.34%) TDD
3 920 (48.22%) Java
4 754 (39.52%) Scrum
5 736 (38.57%) JavaScript
6 573 (30.03%) HTML
7 471 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
8 463 (24.27%) CSS
9 410 (21.49%) Git (software)
10 399 (20.91%) C#
11 368 (19.29%) .NET
12 355 (18.61%) AngularJS
13 352 (18.45%) Cucumber
14 346 (18.13%) Pair Programming
15 332 (17.40%) OO
16 330 (17.30%) MVC
17 305 (15.99%) Web Services
18 304 (15.93%) Finance
19 298 (15.62%) HTML5
20 294 (15.41%) SQL
21 278 (14.57%) Spring
21 278 (14.57%) REST
22 257 (13.47%) Kanban
23 256 (13.42%) Node.js
24 250 (13.10%) Scala
25 240 (12.58%) NoSQL
26 237 (12.42%) RESTful
26 237 (12.42%) Selenium
27 235 (12.32%) E-Commerce
27 235 (12.32%) MongoDB

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 67 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 56 (2.94%) Apache
3 53 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 50 (2.62%) Confluence
5 47 (2.46%) CMS
5 47 (2.46%) Jetty
6 45 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (1.42%) JBoss
8 21 (1.10%) IIS
9 15 (0.79%) Mule
9 15 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.73%) nginx
10 14 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.63%) Drupal
12 10 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.47%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.42%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.31%) NServiceBus
15 6 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.52%) MS Office
5 6 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.10%) InVision
6 2 (0.10%) Mingle
6 2 (0.10%) MS Project
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.42%) Endur
4 4 (0.21%) Magento
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.10%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.10%) Maximo
5 2 (0.10%) Unica
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 200 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (4.40%) GitHub
4 44 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 18 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
8 16 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.84%) SaaS
9 15 (0.79%) PaaS
10 13 (0.68%) IaaS
11 11 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.52%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.37%) Heroku
14 6 (0.31%) Lucidchart
15 5 (0.26%) iTunes
16 4 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 106 (5.56%) HTTP
2 27 (1.42%) Internet
3 13 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.58%) DMZ
4 11 (0.58%) VPN
5 5 (0.26%) DVB
5 5 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.21%) Intranet
7 3 (0.16%) DNS
7 3 (0.16%) Network Security
8 2 (0.10%) FTP
8 2 (0.10%) LDAP
9 1 (0.052%) AMQP
9 1 (0.052%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.052%) SNA
9 1 (0.052%) SNMP
9 1 (0.052%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (12.58%) NoSQL
2 235 (12.32%) MongoDB
3 184 (9.64%) SQL Server
4 146 (7.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 141 (7.39%) MySQL
6 93 (4.87%) Relational Database
7 70 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 64 (3.35%) Hadoop
9 60 (3.14%) Big Data
10 45 (2.36%) Redis
11 41 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 29 (1.52%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.36%) Neo4j
14 20 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (1.00%) HBase
16 16 (0.84%) MariaDB
16 16 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
18 14 (0.73%) Apache Hive
18 14 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 410 (21.49%) Git (software)
2 352 (18.45%) Cucumber
3 237 (12.42%) Selenium
4 232 (12.16%) Jenkins
5 220 (11.53%) Maven
6 193 (10.12%) JIRA
7 170 (8.91%) JUnit
8 144 (7.55%) WebDriver
9 129 (6.76%) Subversion
10 110 (5.77%) Mockito
11 97 (5.08%) Jasmine
12 95 (4.98%) Gradle
13 92 (4.82%) SpecFlow
14 63 (3.30%) Grunt
15 60 (3.14%) Mocha
16 59 (3.09%) TeamCity
17 57 (2.99%) IntelliJ
17 57 (2.99%) Xcode
18 55 (2.88%) gulp
18 55 (2.88%) Protractor
General
1 304 (15.93%) Finance
2 200 (10.48%) Banking
3 67 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 45 (2.36%) Retail
5 40 (2.10%) Marketing
6 39 (2.04%) Publishing
7 26 (1.36%) Games
8 24 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.21%) Back Office
10 22 (1.15%) Front Office
11 21 (1.10%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.73%) Advertising
13 13 (0.68%) Electronics
14 12 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.26%) Law
17 3 (0.16%) Arabic Language
17 3 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.16%) Private Banking
18 1 (0.052%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1285 (67.35%) Developer
2 437 (22.90%) Java Developer
3 270 (14.15%) Senior Developer
4 256 (13.42%) Agile Developer
5 189 (9.91%) .NET Developer
6 187 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 168 (8.81%) Agile Java Developer
8 166 (8.70%) C# Developer
9 140 (7.34%) Analyst
10 132 (6.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 129 (6.76%) Scala Developer
12 122 (6.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 93 (4.87%) C# .NET Developer
14 90 (4.72%) Tester
15 82 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 78 (4.09%) ASP.NET Developer
17 73 (3.83%) Senior Agile Developer
18 71 (3.72%) Senior Agile Java Developer
19 68 (3.56%) Scrum Master
20 67 (3.51%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (30.03%) HTML
2 463 (24.27%) CSS
3 368 (19.29%) .NET
4 355 (18.61%) AngularJS
5 305 (15.99%) Web Services
6 298 (15.62%) HTML5
7 278 (14.57%) REST
7 278 (14.57%) Spring
8 256 (13.42%) Node.js
9 237 (12.42%) RESTful
10 216 (11.32%) CSS3
11 186 (9.75%) ASP.NET
12 167 (8.75%) jQuery
13 136 (7.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 125 (6.55%) XML
15 124 (6.50%) React
16 113 (5.92%) Sass
17 112 (5.87%) JSON
18 107 (5.61%) Hibernate
19 103 (5.40%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.86%) User Experience
2 113 (5.92%) Mobile App
3 79 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (3.09%) Derivative
6 43 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 39 (2.04%) iPad
8 37 (1.94%) iPhone
9 29 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
10 27 (1.42%) Fintech
10 27 (1.42%) Visualisation
11 23 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (0.94%) Algorithms
13 17 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 15 (0.79%) Blog
14 15 (0.79%) Public Cloud
14 15 (0.79%) Video on Demand
14 15 (0.79%) Virtual Team
15 14 (0.73%) Wiki
16 12 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 178 (9.33%) Linux
2 124 (6.50%) Apple iOS
3 110 (5.77%) Unix
4 77 (4.04%) Android
5 26 (1.36%) Mac OS X
6 21 (1.10%) Windows
7 12 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.26%) CentOS
10 3 (0.16%) VMS
11 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.052%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1608 (84.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1552 (81.34%) TDD
3 754 (39.52%) Scrum
4 471 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
5 346 (18.13%) Pair Programming
6 332 (17.40%) OO
7 330 (17.30%) MVC
8 257 (13.47%) Kanban
9 235 (12.32%) E-Commerce
10 218 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 208 (10.90%) Software Engineering
12 183 (9.59%) Microservices
13 168 (8.81%) Front End Development
14 156 (8.18%) DevOps
15 151 (7.91%) Open Source
16 144 (7.55%) Unit Testing
17 138 (7.23%) Test Automation
18 122 (6.39%) Web Development
19 117 (6.13%) High Availability
19 117 (6.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 920 (48.22%) Java
2 736 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 399 (20.91%) C#
4 294 (15.41%) SQL
5 250 (13.10%) Scala
6 224 (11.74%) Ruby
7 140 (7.34%) Python
8 111 (5.82%) PHP
9 68 (3.56%) Groovy
10 67 (3.51%) Objective-C
11 50 (2.62%) ES6
12 45 (2.36%) C++
13 31 (1.62%) Clojure
14 26 (1.36%) Apple Swift
15 24 (1.26%) Perl
16 23 (1.21%) T-SQL
17 21 (1.10%) C
17 21 (1.10%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.94%) Bash Shell
18 18 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 101 (5.29%) Degree
2 79 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.83%) ISEB
5 30 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 27 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.10%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.052%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.052%) IIBA
10 1 (0.052%) MCSA
10 1 (0.052%) MCSE
10 1 (0.052%) PMP
10 1 (0.052%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (11.22%) QA
2 34 (1.78%) SDET
3 10 (0.52%) WAI
4 5 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.21%) FATCA
5 4 (0.21%) WCAG
6 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.10%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.052%) MiFID
System Software
1 119 (6.24%) Docker
2 11 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.52%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.26%) Varnish
7 4 (0.21%) HDFS
8 2 (0.10%) GridGain
8 2 (0.10%) vSphere
9 1 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.052%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.052%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (2.20%) Puppet
3 21 (1.10%) Ansible
3 21 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.79%) Kibana
5 10 (0.52%) Graphite
6 7 (0.37%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.37%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.26%) Nagios
8 4 (0.21%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.16%) logstash
9 3 (0.16%) Oozie
10 2 (0.10%) Mesos
10 2 (0.10%) Salt
10 2 (0.10%) WMI
11 1 (0.052%) Apache Shiro
11 1 (0.052%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.052%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.052%) Packer
11 1 (0.052%) Terraform
Vendors
1 110 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 84 (4.40%) Oracle
3 44 (2.31%) Google
4 33 (1.73%) Atlassian
5 27 (1.42%) Apple
6 23 (1.21%) IBM
7 21 (1.10%) HP
8 20 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (0.94%) Splunk
10 15 (0.79%) Zend
11 14 (0.73%) SAP
12 11 (0.58%) Adobe
12 11 (0.58%) New Relic
12 11 (0.58%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.52%) MuleSoft
13 10 (0.52%) VMware
14 8 (0.42%) Informatica
14 8 (0.42%) SOASTA, Inc
15 7 (0.37%) Sybase
15 7 (0.37%) Tableau
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