The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 72 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing BDD 29 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.52% 2.45% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 3.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 0
Median daily rate £405 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
983 585 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.55% 75.39% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 348 332
Median daily rate £325 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the North East region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in the North East

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the North East region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

BDD
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 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
Tyne and Wear -25 28 £405 +6.22% 4
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 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 North East region with a requirement for BDD.

1 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (80.43%) TDD
3 22 (47.83%) Java
4 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (30.43%) Scrum
8 12 (26.09%) HTML
9 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (21.74%) Node.js
10 9 (19.57%) Data Management
10 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
11 8 (17.39%) Product Management
11 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
11 8 (17.39%) Spring
11 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 8 (17.39%) Microservices
12 7 (15.22%) Software Delivery
12 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
12 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
12 7 (15.22%) Kanban
12 7 (15.22%) Open Source
12 7 (15.22%) Quality Management
12 7 (15.22%) Regression Testing
12 7 (15.22%) CSS
12 7 (15.22%) Web Services
13 6 (13.04%) C#
13 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
14 5 (10.87%) Ruby
14 5 (10.87%) Internet

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 10 (21.74%) Node.js
2 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (4.35%) CA Gen
2 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.17%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.17%) Grunt
3 1 (2.17%) gulp
3 1 (2.17%) JMeter
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Tester
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 8 (17.39%) Spring
3 7 (15.22%) CSS
3 7 (15.22%) Web Services
4 5 (10.87%) .NET
5 4 (8.70%) RESTful
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.52%) HTML5
6 3 (6.52%) REST
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.35%) CSS3
7 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.35%) Java EE
7 2 (4.35%) JSON
7 2 (4.35%) JSP
7 2 (4.35%) Smarty
7 2 (4.35%) SOAP
8 1 (2.17%) Servlets
8 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (80.43%) TDD
3 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (30.43%) Scrum
5 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.57%) Data Management
7 8 (17.39%) Microservices
7 8 (17.39%) Product Management
7 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
8 7 (15.22%) Kanban
8 7 (15.22%) Open Source
8 7 (15.22%) Quality Management
8 7 (15.22%) Regression Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Software Delivery
9 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.87%) Agile Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Analytics
10 5 (10.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) C#
4 5 (10.87%) Ruby
5 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.52%) C
6 3 (6.52%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) Scala
8 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (8.70%) QA
3 3 (6.52%) WAI
3 3 (6.52%) WCAG
4 1 (2.17%) GPG13
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
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