The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 42 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.95% 0.92% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.11% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £468 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
359 450 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 87.35% 83.18% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 237 156
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Median hourly rate £19.97 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Nottingham +11 8 £425 -5.55% 8
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) PHP
3 16 (69.57%) Git (software)
4 15 (65.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (65.22%) Behat
5 12 (52.17%) Symfony
6 11 (47.83%) HTTP
6 11 (47.83%) OO
6 11 (47.83%) JMS
6 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
6 11 (47.83%) OO PHP
6 11 (47.83%) Docker
6 11 (47.83%) Doctrine
7 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
7 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
7 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
7 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (39.13%) PHPUnit
8 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
9 7 (30.43%) Mocha
9 7 (30.43%) Jasmine
9 7 (30.43%) Sass
9 7 (30.43%) CSS3
9 7 (30.43%) gulp
9 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
9 7 (30.43%) CSS
9 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 6 (26.09%) WAI

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
3 9 (39.13%) PHPUnit
4 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
5 7 (30.43%) gulp
5 7 (30.43%) Jasmine
5 7 (30.43%) Mocha
5 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
6 6 (26.09%) Grunt
7 1 (4.35%) Babel
7 1 (4.35%) Hudson
7 1 (4.35%) JIRA
7 1 (4.35%) Maven
7 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SOA Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Behat
2 12 (52.17%) Symfony
3 11 (47.83%) Doctrine
3 11 (47.83%) JMS
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) CSS3
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) Sass
5 6 (26.09%) Twig
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) XML
8 1 (4.35%) .NET
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.35%) JAX-WS
8 1 (4.35%) jQuery
8 1 (4.35%) JSON
8 1 (4.35%) WCF
8 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (47.83%) OO
3 11 (47.83%) OO PHP
4 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
4 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
5 6 (26.09%) Progressive Enhancement
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
9 1 (4.35%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile First
9 1 (4.35%) Multithreaded Programming
9 1 (4.35%) Open Source Development
9 1 (4.35%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) PHP
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) XAML
3 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) WAI
2 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Apigee
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft