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 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing BDD 43 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.97% 1.83% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 2.28% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 2
Median daily rate £400 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
1208 744 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.43% 80.00% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 468 241
Median daily rate £325 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 31 19
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £10.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -11 41 £400 +6.66% 9
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (80.56%) TDD
3 35 (48.61%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (47.22%) Java
5 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 26 (36.11%) Node.js
7 25 (34.72%) Software Engineering
8 24 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (31.94%) Data Management
9 23 (31.94%) Unit Testing
9 23 (31.94%) HTML
10 20 (27.78%) Scrum
11 19 (26.39%) Regression Testing
11 19 (26.39%) Microservices
12 18 (25.00%) CSS
13 15 (20.83%) Quality Management
13 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
14 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
14 14 (19.44%) Web Services
14 14 (19.44%) C#
15 13 (18.06%) .NET
16 12 (16.67%) Internet
16 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
17 11 (15.28%) Cucumber
17 11 (15.28%) Coaching
17 11 (15.28%) XML
18 10 (13.89%) Ruby
18 10 (13.89%) Web Development
18 10 (13.89%) Selenium
18 10 (13.89%) Open Source

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 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
1 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
1 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) nginx
2 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.17%) Big Data
2 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.28%) Cucumber
3 10 (13.89%) Selenium
4 7 (9.72%) GitLab
4 7 (9.72%) gulp
5 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.33%) Protractor
6 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.17%) Grunt
7 3 (4.17%) Maven
7 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.78%) Burp Suite
8 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.78%) JIRA
8 2 (2.78%) JMeter
8 2 (2.78%) Sahi
8 2 (2.78%) Subversion
8 2 (2.78%) WATIR
9 1 (1.39%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Law
2 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (19.44%) Node.js Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Tester
8 6 (8.33%) Angular Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Scala Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (6.94%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) Node.js
2 23 (31.94%) HTML
3 18 (25.00%) CSS
4 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
5 14 (19.44%) Web Services
6 13 (18.06%) .NET
7 11 (15.28%) XML
8 8 (11.11%) Express
9 7 (9.72%) EJS
9 7 (9.72%) RESTful
10 6 (8.33%) JSON
11 5 (6.94%) HTML5
11 5 (6.94%) SOAP
11 5 (6.94%) XHTML
12 3 (4.17%) Ajax
12 3 (4.17%) J2EE
12 3 (4.17%) React
12 3 (4.17%) REST
12 3 (4.17%) Sass
12 3 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.94%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) CESG
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Android
1 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
1 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (80.56%) TDD
3 35 (48.61%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (34.72%) Software Engineering
5 23 (31.94%) Data Management
5 23 (31.94%) Unit Testing
6 20 (27.78%) Scrum
7 19 (26.39%) Microservices
7 19 (26.39%) Regression Testing
8 15 (20.83%) Quality Management
9 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 11 (15.28%) Coaching
11 10 (13.89%) Open Source
11 10 (13.89%) Web Development
12 9 (12.50%) Test Scripting
13 7 (9.72%) Data Protection
14 6 (8.33%) Agile Testing
14 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
15 5 (6.94%) Analytics
15 5 (6.94%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) Java
2 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.44%) C#
4 10 (13.89%) Ruby
5 9 (12.50%) Python
6 4 (5.56%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) C
7 3 (4.17%) Perl
7 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) Go
8 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) MCAD
4 1 (1.39%) MCSD
4 1 (1.39%) MCTS
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 7 (9.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.17%) WAI
3 3 (4.17%) WCAG
4 1 (1.39%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Ansible
1 2 (2.78%) Kibana
1 2 (2.78%) logstash
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.78%) Puppet
1 2 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.39%) Siebel
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
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