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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 28 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.61% 4.37% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 5.88% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
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 £44.25 - -
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
127 170 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 76.97% 74.24% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 120 124
Median daily rate £390 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £13.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
York +6 1 - - 1
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 17 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB