The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing BDD 15 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.59% 0.25% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 0.30% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
357 333 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.41% 82.63% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 238 181
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.48% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Northampton +8 14 £400 - 2
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (69.23%) TDD
2 17 (65.38%) Unit Testing
3 16 (61.54%) JSON
3 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 13 (50.00%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) Spring
4 13 (50.00%) JUnit
4 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (46.15%) Java
5 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 12 (46.15%) Java EE
5 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
6 11 (42.31%) Banking
6 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
6 11 (42.31%) Backbone.js
6 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
7 10 (38.46%) JPA
7 10 (38.46%) SOAP
8 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) OO
8 9 (34.62%) Ajax
8 9 (34.62%) HTML5
8 9 (34.62%) Front End Development
9 8 (30.77%) SonarQube
9 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle
9 8 (30.77%) SQL Server

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (26.92%) JBoss
1 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DMZ
1 2 (7.69%) Extranet
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
2 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 13 (50.00%) JUnit
3 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 8 (30.77%) SonarQube
4 7 (26.92%) Cobertura
4 7 (26.92%) JBehave
5 6 (23.08%) Gradle
5 6 (23.08%) Maven
6 5 (19.23%) Grunt
6 5 (19.23%) gulp
6 5 (19.23%) JIRA
6 5 (19.23%) JProfiler
7 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
7 4 (15.38%) IntelliJ
8 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
8 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (7.69%) Selenium
10 1 (3.85%) Ant
10 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
10 1 (3.85%) Mockito
General
1 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum Master
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Scrum Master
4 4 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) UI Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) JSON
2 13 (50.00%) Spring
3 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 12 (46.15%) Java EE
4 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
4 11 (42.31%) Backbone.js
5 10 (38.46%) JPA
5 10 (38.46%) SOAP
6 9 (34.62%) Ajax
6 9 (34.62%) HTML
6 9 (34.62%) HTML5
7 8 (30.77%) CSS
8 7 (26.92%) Velocity
9 6 (23.08%) jQuery
9 6 (23.08%) REST
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
10 5 (19.23%) CSS3
10 5 (19.23%) JDBC
10 5 (19.23%) Node.js
11 4 (15.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (69.23%) TDD
2 17 (65.38%) Unit Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Front End Development
4 9 (34.62%) OO
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (26.92%) Kanban
6 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
6 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (15.38%) RAD
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
1 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Perforce
3 5 (19.23%) Rally
4 3 (11.54%) Twitter
5 1 (3.85%) Cadence