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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / London
Rank 50 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing BDD 817 881 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.22% 4.11% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 4.83% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 740 580
Median daily rate £493 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £373 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
16429 18227 17626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.94% 85.00% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11899 13033 12566
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 218 206
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +6 164 £500 +2.04% 53
Croydon +6 11 £450 +9.09% 2
Wimbledon +1 7 £500 +65.28%
Canary Wharf +1 3 £500 -23.07%
Westminster 0 3 £475 -5.00%
Hammersmith -2 1 £550 +22.22% 2
Twickenham - 1 £350 - 2
Greenwich - 1 £367 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1601 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1587 (83.13%) TDD
3 958 (50.18%) Java
4 747 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 698 (36.56%) Scrum
6 559 (29.28%) HTML
7 464 (24.31%) CSS
8 443 (23.21%) AngularJS
9 415 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 380 (19.91%) Git (software)
11 363 (19.02%) Node.js
12 354 (18.54%) HTML5
13 350 (18.33%) Web Services
14 331 (17.34%) REST
15 330 (17.29%) C#
16 317 (16.61%) Jenkins
17 309 (16.19%) SQL
18 307 (16.08%) Microservices
19 306 (16.03%) Spring
20 303 (15.87%) Kanban
21 300 (15.72%) DevOps
21 300 (15.72%) Finance
22 297 (15.56%) Cucumber
23 290 (15.19%) React
24 287 (15.03%) JIRA
25 273 (14.30%) Amazon AWS
26 272 (14.25%) Selenium
26 272 (14.25%) Software Engineering
27 269 (14.09%) .NET
28 261 (13.67%) 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
1 133 (6.97%) Confluence
2 74 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 59 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (2.51%) Tomcat
5 30 (1.57%) Apache
6 28 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 27 (1.41%) CMS
8 26 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 22 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.05%) Drupal
11 18 (0.94%) Apache Solr
12 16 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
12 16 (0.84%) Mule
13 12 (0.63%) nginx
14 11 (0.58%) Jetty
14 11 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
15 9 (0.47%) NServiceBus
16 7 (0.37%) SharePoint
17 6 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.31%) EPiServer
Applications
1 21 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.68%) MS Office
3 7 (0.37%) MS Project
3 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.052%) InVision
5 1 (0.052%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.10%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.052%) Endur
4 1 (0.052%) Magento
4 1 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.052%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 273 (14.30%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (4.87%) GitHub
4 37 (1.94%) SaaS
5 33 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (1.62%) PaaS
7 27 (1.41%) Heroku
8 18 (0.94%) IaaS
9 17 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
10 15 (0.79%) Slack
11 13 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.52%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.47%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.47%) CloudBees
15 8 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
16 5 (0.26%) Bluemix
16 5 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (5.08%) HTTP
2 38 (1.99%) MQTT
3 32 (1.68%) RTSP
4 30 (1.57%) Internet
5 16 (0.84%) AMQP
6 5 (0.26%) VPN
7 4 (0.21%) IMAP
7 4 (0.21%) Intranet
8 3 (0.16%) DMZ
8 3 (0.16%) Firewall
8 3 (0.16%) LDAP
8 3 (0.16%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.16%) SNMP
9 2 (0.10%) Network Security
9 2 (0.10%) POP3
10 1 (0.052%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.052%) DNS
10 1 (0.052%) Multicast
10 1 (0.052%) SSH
10 1 (0.052%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (10.95%) MongoDB
2 178 (9.32%) NoSQL
3 146 (7.65%) SQL Server
4 126 (6.60%) Big Data
5 98 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 84 (4.40%) Hadoop
7 82 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
8 81 (4.24%) MySQL
9 63 (3.30%) Relational Database
10 42 (2.20%) HBase
11 26 (1.36%) Neo4j
12 23 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 22 (1.15%) Redis
14 18 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (0.68%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (0.58%) Endeca
17 11 (0.58%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 380 (19.91%) Git (software)
2 317 (16.61%) Jenkins
3 297 (15.56%) Cucumber
4 287 (15.03%) JIRA
5 272 (14.25%) Selenium
6 167 (8.75%) WebDriver
7 162 (8.49%) Maven
8 159 (8.33%) JUnit
9 119 (6.23%) Mockito
10 104 (5.45%) Subversion
11 101 (5.29%) TeamCity
12 91 (4.77%) SpecFlow
13 79 (4.14%) Jasmine
14 65 (3.40%) Gradle
15 55 (2.88%) gulp
16 51 (2.67%) Grunt
17 48 (2.51%) SoapUI
18 46 (2.41%) IntelliJ
19 45 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
20 43 (2.25%) Protractor
General
1 300 (15.72%) Finance
2 190 (9.95%) Banking
3 77 (4.03%) Retail
4 55 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 44 (2.30%) Games
6 37 (1.94%) Marketing
7 26 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.31%) Publishing
9 22 (1.15%) Advertising
9 22 (1.15%) Front Office
10 21 (1.10%) Back Office
11 18 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.26%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.21%) Electronics
14 4 (0.21%) Legal
14 4 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.16%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.052%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1232 (64.54%) Developer
2 456 (23.89%) Java Developer
3 268 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 189 (9.90%) Agile Developer
5 161 (8.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 154 (8.07%) Senior Java Developer
7 138 (7.23%) Scala Developer
8 130 (6.81%) .NET Developer
9 126 (6.60%) C# Developer
10 117 (6.13%) Agile Java Developer
11 103 (5.40%) Full Stack Developer
12 102 (5.34%) Analyst
13 98 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 96 (5.03%) Tester
15 93 (4.87%) Angular Developer
16 89 (4.66%) Software Engineer
17 85 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
18 71 (3.72%) Automation Tester
18 71 (3.72%) Test Engineer
19 69 (3.61%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (29.28%) HTML
2 464 (24.31%) CSS
3 443 (23.21%) AngularJS
4 363 (19.02%) Node.js
5 354 (18.54%) HTML5
6 350 (18.33%) Web Services
7 331 (17.34%) REST
8 306 (16.03%) Spring
9 290 (15.19%) React
10 269 (14.09%) .NET
11 261 (13.67%) CSS3
12 251 (13.15%) RESTful
13 167 (8.75%) JSON
14 156 (8.17%) ASP.NET
15 155 (8.12%) jQuery
16 147 (7.70%) XML
17 129 (6.76%) SOAP
18 126 (6.60%) Akka
19 119 (6.23%) Gherkin
19 119 (6.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.76%) User Experience
2 79 (4.14%) Computer Science
3 64 (3.35%) Fintech
4 61 (3.20%) Mobile App
5 50 (2.62%) Public Cloud
6 44 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 43 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (2.20%) Video on Demand
9 30 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.10%) Blog
11 19 (1.00%) iPad
12 17 (0.89%) Life Science
12 17 (0.89%) Virtual Team
13 16 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 16 (0.84%) Online Games
13 16 (0.84%) Streaming Video
14 15 (0.79%) Wiki
15 14 (0.73%) Animation
16 13 (0.68%) Derivative
16 13 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 216 (11.31%) Linux
2 115 (6.02%) Unix
3 91 (4.77%) Apple iOS
4 79 (4.14%) Android
5 49 (2.57%) Windows
6 23 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.10%) CentOS
10 1 (0.052%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.052%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1601 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1587 (83.13%) TDD
3 698 (36.56%) Scrum
4 415 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 307 (16.08%) Microservices
6 303 (15.87%) Kanban
7 300 (15.72%) DevOps
8 272 (14.25%) Software Engineering
9 246 (12.89%) Pair Programming
10 245 (12.83%) E-Commerce
10 245 (12.83%) MVC
11 230 (12.05%) OO
12 188 (9.85%) Test Automation
13 155 (8.12%) Front End Development
14 141 (7.39%) Continuous Delivery
15 129 (6.76%) Web Development
16 118 (6.18%) Open Source
17 116 (6.08%) High Availability
17 116 (6.08%) Unit Testing
18 106 (5.55%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 958 (50.18%) Java
2 747 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 330 (17.29%) C#
4 309 (16.19%) SQL
5 258 (13.51%) Scala
6 187 (9.80%) Ruby
7 154 (8.07%) Python
8 89 (4.66%) PHP
9 66 (3.46%) Shell Script
10 61 (3.20%) C
11 53 (2.78%) ES6
12 40 (2.10%) Objective-C
13 34 (1.78%) Korn
14 29 (1.52%) Groovy
15 26 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.31%) Apple Swift
17 23 (1.20%) Clojure
17 23 (1.20%) XPath
18 22 (1.15%) C++
19 19 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (6.08%) Degree
2 71 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.52%) ISEB
5 15 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.52%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.47%) BC Cleared
7 9 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.16%) PhD
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.052%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.052%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (10.69%) QA
2 60 (3.14%) SDET
3 23 (1.20%) FATCA
4 9 (0.47%) SLA
5 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.10%) MiFID
7 2 (0.10%) WAI
7 2 (0.10%) WCAG
8 1 (0.052%) SEPA
System Software
1 183 (9.59%) Docker
2 18 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.58%) HDFS
4 8 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.16%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.10%) Dovecot
7 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.052%) vCloud
8 1 (0.052%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.052%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (3.04%) Puppet
2 56 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (2.51%) Ansible
4 13 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.47%) Grafana
5 9 (0.47%) Kibana
5 9 (0.47%) logstash
6 8 (0.42%) rkt
7 7 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.26%) Nagios
9 4 (0.21%) Rancher
9 4 (0.21%) Salt
10 3 (0.16%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.16%) Mesos
10 3 (0.16%) Terraform
11 2 (0.10%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.10%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.052%) Graphite
12 1 (0.052%) Packer
12 1 (0.052%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 84 (4.40%) Oracle
2 83 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 47 (2.46%) Atlassian
4 37 (1.94%) MuleSoft
5 35 (1.83%) Solace
6 33 (1.73%) Google
7 25 (1.31%) SAP
8 23 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 20 (1.05%) Zend
10 19 (1.00%) Splunk
11 17 (0.89%) ATG
12 16 (0.84%) Hortonworks
12 16 (0.84%) New Relic
13 14 (0.73%) hybris
13 14 (0.73%) Xamarin
14 11 (0.58%) Apigee
15 10 (0.52%) BEA
15 10 (0.52%) IBM
16 9 (0.47%) Facebook
16 9 (0.47%) Red Hat
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