The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.19% 2.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 3.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate - £390 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
460 370 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 85.19% 79.23% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 216 114
Average daily rate £405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £50.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Nottingham -18 1 - - 3
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Calabash
6 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
6 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) Scala

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Calabash
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA