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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.03% 3.26% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 3.77% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 0
Median daily rate £415 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
443 424 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 85.03% 86.35% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 266 87
Median daily rate £425 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £263 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.75 £13.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +221.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £29.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £52.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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
Nottingham +2 21 £415 +18.57% 4
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 17 (70.83%) PHP
3 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (70.83%) Docker
4 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 16 (66.67%) Behat
5 15 (62.50%) Cucumber
5 15 (62.50%) WebDriver
5 15 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (62.50%) Zend
6 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
7 12 (50.00%) Zend Framework
8 11 (45.83%) MVC
8 11 (45.83%) HTML
8 11 (45.83%) CSS
8 11 (45.83%) Open Source
8 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
8 11 (45.83%) Front End Development
8 11 (45.83%) Case Management
9 9 (37.50%) CSS3
9 9 (37.50%) LESS
9 9 (37.50%) Grunt
9 9 (37.50%) gulp
9 9 (37.50%) Protractor
9 9 (37.50%) OO
9 9 (37.50%) WAI
9 9 (37.50%) TDD
10 8 (33.33%) JIRA

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 15 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 15 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 15 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (37.50%) Grunt
4 9 (37.50%) gulp
4 9 (37.50%) Protractor
5 8 (33.33%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.17%) Babel
6 1 (4.17%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Mockito
6 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
6 1 (4.17%) webpack
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Senior Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 6 (25.00%) PHP Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Angular Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
8 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (8.33%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
8 2 (8.33%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
9 1 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Agile Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) Behat
2 12 (50.00%) Zend Framework
3 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) CSS3
4 9 (37.50%) LESS
5 8 (33.33%) Doctrine
5 8 (33.33%) Gherkin
5 8 (33.33%) Twig
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.17%) LAMP
7 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (45.83%) Case Management
4 11 (45.83%) Front End Development
4 11 (45.83%) MVC
4 11 (45.83%) Open Source
5 9 (37.50%) OO
5 9 (37.50%) TDD
6 7 (29.17%) OO PHP
6 7 (29.17%) Service Design
7 6 (25.00%) Line Management
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) DevOps
9 3 (12.50%) Kanban
10 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 2 (8.33%) SOLID
10 2 (8.33%) Web Operations
11 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 17 (70.83%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) DBS Check
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) WAI
2 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Zend
2 2 (8.33%) Apigee
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle