The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.24% 2.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
- +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 136 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 69.71% 70.10% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 70 52
Average daily rate £375 £323 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -11 3 £550 +76.00%
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) Ajax
4 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (64.29%) CSS
5 8 (57.14%) XHTML
6 6 (42.86%) JBoss
6 6 (42.86%) Struts
6 6 (42.86%) XML
6 6 (42.86%) XSL
6 6 (42.86%) XSLT
6 6 (42.86%) Java
6 6 (42.86%) Spring
6 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
6 6 (42.86%) XPath
6 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
7 5 (35.71%) RESTful
7 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
7 5 (35.71%) JSTL
7 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
7 5 (35.71%) J2EE
7 5 (35.71%) JSP
7 5 (35.71%) Servlets
8 4 (28.57%) DB2
8 4 (28.57%) J2SE
8 4 (28.57%) JMS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) JBoss
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
2 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (7.14%) Moq
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.14%) NUnit
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) Ajax
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) XHTML
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) Struts
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) XSL
4 6 (42.86%) XSLT
5 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 5 (35.71%) JSP
5 5 (35.71%) Servlets
5 5 (35.71%) RESTful
5 5 (35.71%) JSTL
5 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) J2SE
6 4 (28.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Web Design
6 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (7.14%) Code Coverage
7 1 (7.14%) Validation
7 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) XPath
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Zend