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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.71% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
232 181 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 79.45% 74.18% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 112 54
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £14.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 2014. 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
Middlesbrough - 3 £325 - 1
York - 2 £375 - 1
Harrogate - - - - 2
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) JSF
5 6 (50.00%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Spring
6 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (33.33%) Maven
6 4 (33.33%) Ajax
6 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Apache Flex
6 4 (33.33%) Selenium
6 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) JUnit
7 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Hudson
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) JSF
3 6 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Apache Flex
4 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) JSP
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Android Development
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) Document Management
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
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