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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 42 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Contract jobs citing BDD 1048 664 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.59% 2.97% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 3.68% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 539 611
Median daily rate £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £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 £45.25 - -
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
19139 18033 19103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.78% 80.75% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13950 12592 13565
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 £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 257 238
Median hourly rate £21.89 £20.31 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.42 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 3 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 +28 217 £500 +11.11% 57
Bromley -3 13 £500 -4.76%
Westminster -3 11 £450 -18.18% 1
Croydon -10 6 £450 +18.03% 2
Canary Wharf +2 3 £650 +52.94%
Hammersmith +2 2 £325 -31.21%
Clapham - 2 £350 -
Hounslow +2 1 £488 -0.51%
Osterley -7 1 £515 +5.10%
Wimbledon - 1 £313 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 1638 (83.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1605 (81.47%) TDD
3 951 (48.27%) Java
4 838 (42.54%) JavaScript
5 708 (35.94%) Scrum
6 609 (30.91%) HTML
7 503 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
8 501 (25.43%) CSS
9 457 (23.20%) Git (software)
10 433 (21.98%) AngularJS
11 405 (20.56%) C#
12 399 (20.25%) Cucumber
13 375 (19.04%) .NET
14 371 (18.83%) OO
15 368 (18.68%) Web Services
16 362 (18.38%) MVC
17 355 (18.02%) Pair Programming
18 342 (17.36%) Spring
19 333 (16.90%) HTML5
20 317 (16.09%) REST
21 314 (15.94%) Node.js
22 310 (15.74%) SQL
23 308 (15.63%) MongoDB
24 286 (14.52%) RESTful
25 273 (13.86%) Finance
26 267 (13.55%) NoSQL
27 263 (13.35%) Ruby
28 258 (13.10%) Kanban
28 258 (13.10%) CSS3
29 246 (12.49%) Jenkins

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
1 314 (15.94%) Node.js
2 114 (5.79%) Tomcat
3 90 (4.57%) Apache
4 68 (3.45%) Jetty
5 56 (2.84%) JBoss
6 54 (2.74%) Confluence
7 53 (2.69%) CMS
8 47 (2.39%) Apache Spark
9 33 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.96%) Apache Solr
11 14 (0.71%) GlassFish
12 13 (0.66%) IIS
12 13 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.61%) nginx
14 10 (0.51%) Mule
14 10 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.46%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.46%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.41%) Alfresco
16 8 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 29 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.41%) MS Office
3 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.051%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 15 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.46%) Endur
4 7 (0.36%) Magento
5 6 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.10%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.10%) Maximo
6 2 (0.10%) Unica
7 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 187 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (5.43%) GitHub
3 100 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 17 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (0.81%) Heroku
8 15 (0.76%) PaaS
9 13 (0.66%) IaaS
10 12 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.51%) Google App Engine
13 9 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.41%) SaaS
15 7 (0.36%) Force.com
16 6 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.30%) Lucidchart
17 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
18 3 (0.15%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 120 (6.09%) HTTP
2 37 (1.88%) Internet
3 27 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.56%) DMZ
4 11 (0.56%) VPN
5 9 (0.46%) Intranet
6 5 (0.25%) DVB
6 5 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.25%) SNA
7 3 (0.15%) Extranet
7 3 (0.15%) FTP
8 2 (0.10%) DNS
9 1 (0.051%) AMQP
9 1 (0.051%) DSL
9 1 (0.051%) Firewall
9 1 (0.051%) Network Security
9 1 (0.051%) NFC
9 1 (0.051%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 267 (13.55%) NoSQL
3 198 (10.05%) SQL Server
4 172 (8.73%) MySQL
5 164 (8.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 110 (5.58%) Relational Database
7 84 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
8 67 (3.40%) Big Data
9 58 (2.94%) Redis
10 55 (2.79%) Hadoop
11 37 (1.88%) Neo4j
12 27 (1.37%) HBase
13 24 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (1.17%) Jackrabbit
15 22 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 22 (1.12%) Apache Hive
15 22 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 21 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
17 19 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 457 (23.20%) Git (software)
2 399 (20.25%) Cucumber
3 246 (12.49%) Jenkins
3 246 (12.49%) Selenium
4 220 (11.17%) Maven
5 186 (9.44%) JIRA
6 174 (8.83%) JUnit
7 167 (8.48%) Subversion
8 157 (7.97%) Mockito
9 136 (6.90%) WebDriver
10 125 (6.35%) Jasmine
11 119 (6.04%) SpecFlow
12 101 (5.13%) Gradle
13 80 (4.06%) TeamCity
14 71 (3.60%) Protractor
15 58 (2.94%) Grunt
16 56 (2.84%) gulp
17 54 (2.74%) Mocha
17 54 (2.74%) NUnit
18 52 (2.64%) Capybara
General
1 273 (13.86%) Finance
2 185 (9.39%) Banking
3 71 (3.60%) Investment Banking
4 40 (2.03%) Marketing
5 37 (1.88%) Publishing
6 34 (1.73%) Retail
7 28 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.37%) Games
9 26 (1.32%) Front Office
10 17 (0.86%) Back Office
10 17 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.56%) Electronics
11 11 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.41%) Advertising
12 8 (0.41%) Law
13 5 (0.25%) Billing
14 4 (0.20%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.15%) Arabic Language
15 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.10%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1401 (71.12%) Developer
2 474 (24.06%) Java Developer
3 266 (13.50%) Senior Developer
4 244 (12.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 242 (12.28%) Agile Developer
6 183 (9.29%) C# Developer
7 179 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 149 (7.56%) Agile Java Developer
9 142 (7.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 140 (7.11%) Analyst
11 128 (6.50%) Scala Developer
12 126 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
13 111 (5.63%) Angular Developer
14 100 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
15 90 (4.57%) Tester
16 87 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 85 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
18 84 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
19 77 (3.91%) Test Analyst
20 74 (3.76%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 609 (30.91%) HTML
2 501 (25.43%) CSS
3 433 (21.98%) AngularJS
4 375 (19.04%) .NET
5 368 (18.68%) Web Services
6 342 (17.36%) Spring
7 333 (16.90%) HTML5
8 317 (16.09%) REST
9 286 (14.52%) RESTful
10 258 (13.10%) CSS3
11 196 (9.95%) ASP.NET
12 188 (9.54%) jQuery
13 157 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 145 (7.36%) Hibernate
15 140 (7.11%) JSON
16 131 (6.65%) XML
17 130 (6.60%) React
17 130 (6.60%) Sass
18 113 (5.74%) SOAP
19 97 (4.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.82%) User Experience
2 99 (5.03%) Mobile App
3 77 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 44 (2.23%) Derivative
7 36 (1.83%) iPad
8 35 (1.78%) iPhone
9 27 (1.37%) Fintech
9 27 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
9 27 (1.37%) Visualisation
10 22 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 19 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 19 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (0.81%) Blog
13 14 (0.71%) Video on Demand
14 13 (0.66%) Streaming Video
15 12 (0.61%) Wiki
16 11 (0.56%) Digital Media
17 9 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 195 (9.90%) Linux
2 145 (7.36%) Unix
3 108 (5.48%) Apple iOS
4 70 (3.55%) Android
5 36 (1.83%) Mac OS X
6 32 (1.62%) Windows
7 10 (0.51%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.25%) CentOS
10 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.051%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.051%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1638 (83.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1605 (81.47%) TDD
3 708 (35.94%) Scrum
4 503 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
5 371 (18.83%) OO
6 362 (18.38%) MVC
7 355 (18.02%) Pair Programming
8 258 (13.10%) Kanban
9 225 (11.42%) Software Engineering
10 223 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 200 (10.15%) E-Commerce
12 176 (8.93%) Front End Development
12 176 (8.93%) Open Source
13 165 (8.38%) Test Automation
14 164 (8.32%) Unit Testing
15 154 (7.82%) Microservices
16 138 (7.01%) Multithreading
17 136 (6.90%) DevOps
18 119 (6.04%) Web Development
19 118 (5.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 951 (48.27%) Java
2 838 (42.54%) JavaScript
3 405 (20.56%) C#
4 310 (15.74%) SQL
5 263 (13.35%) Ruby
6 229 (11.62%) Scala
7 167 (8.48%) Python
8 139 (7.06%) PHP
9 98 (4.97%) Groovy
10 55 (2.79%) Objective-C
11 48 (2.44%) C++
11 48 (2.44%) ES6
12 43 (2.18%) Perl
13 39 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 34 (1.73%) T-SQL
15 26 (1.32%) Apple Swift
16 23 (1.17%) Clojure
17 21 (1.07%) C
17 21 (1.07%) ECMAScript
17 21 (1.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 99 (5.03%) Degree
2 69 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.88%) ISTQB
5 36 (1.83%) ISEB
6 24 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.051%) MCSA
10 1 (0.051%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (10.66%) QA
2 25 (1.27%) SDET
3 10 (0.51%) WAI
4 7 (0.36%) WCAG
5 5 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.10%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.051%) SLA
System Software
1 141 (7.16%) Docker
2 20 (1.02%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.41%) HDFS
6 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.10%) GridGain
7 1 (0.051%) Varnish
7 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.051%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (2.13%) Puppet
2 32 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.37%) Graphite
4 19 (0.96%) Ansible
5 12 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.56%) Capistrano
7 9 (0.46%) Kibana
8 6 (0.30%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.30%) Oozie
9 4 (0.20%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.15%) Mesos
11 2 (0.10%) WMI
12 1 (0.051%) Ambari
12 1 (0.051%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.051%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.051%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.051%) logstash
12 1 (0.051%) Nagios
12 1 (0.051%) Salt
Vendors
1 134 (6.80%) Microsoft
2 90 (4.57%) Oracle
3 37 (1.88%) Google
4 29 (1.47%) Atlassian
5 24 (1.22%) SOASTA, Inc
6 23 (1.17%) Apple
7 22 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (1.07%) IBM
9 14 (0.71%) Zend
10 13 (0.66%) HP
10 13 (0.66%) SAP
10 13 (0.66%) Splunk
11 11 (0.56%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.51%) Facebook
12 10 (0.51%) Informatica
12 10 (0.51%) VMware
13 9 (0.46%) Adobe
14 8 (0.41%) hybris
14 8 (0.41%) Twitter
15 7 (0.36%) Xamarin
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