The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 35 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.96% 1.63% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.03% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
BDD
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
254 345 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.67% 80.23% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 227 142
Average daily rate £400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.38 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £16.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northampton +6 2 £563 +32.35% 2
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) J2EE
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) ISEB
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Pick Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Procedural Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) Clojure
2 1 (14.29%) Haskell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
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