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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing BDD 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.45% 1.55% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.14% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£363 £322 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% -8.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
177 140 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 72.24% 72.54% 64.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 88 52
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.25 £28.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.01% -24.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +3 1 - - 2
Harrogate - - - - 1
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) CMS
2 5 (45.45%) Document Management
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) JUnit
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) JSF
4 3 (27.27%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (18.18%) JSP
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (45.45%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) JSF
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Document Management
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared