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 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank - 45 24
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 0.66% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.82% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
320 364 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 83.55% 80.18% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 208 139
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 14
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £43.75 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (88.57%) PHP
3 30 (85.71%) Docker
4 27 (77.14%) Behat
4 27 (77.14%) Jenkins
5 25 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (65.71%) Git (software)
6 23 (65.71%) Doctrine
7 21 (60.00%) OO PHP
7 21 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (60.00%) OO
8 19 (54.29%) HTTP
9 18 (51.43%) Symfony
10 15 (42.86%) Relational Database
10 15 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
11 14 (40.00%) JMS
12 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
12 13 (37.14%) PHPUnit
12 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
12 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
12 13 (37.14%) Front End Development
13 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
14 11 (31.43%) Zend
15 8 (22.86%) Zend Framework
15 8 (22.86%) MVC
15 8 (22.86%) Linux
16 7 (20.00%) Unix
16 7 (20.00%) AngularJS

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 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (14.29%) Confluence
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 5 (14.29%) Pixelmator
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) Jenkins
2 23 (65.71%) Git (software)
3 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
4 13 (37.14%) PHPUnit
5 6 (17.14%) Grunt
5 6 (17.14%) gulp
5 6 (17.14%) Protractor
6 5 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) Senior Developer
3 14 (40.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (17.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (11.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Symfony Developer
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (2.86%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum Master
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) Behat
2 23 (65.71%) Doctrine
3 18 (51.43%) Symfony
4 14 (40.00%) JMS
5 8 (22.86%) Zend Framework
6 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (17.14%) CSS
7 6 (17.14%) CSS3
7 6 (17.14%) HTML
7 6 (17.14%) LESS
8 5 (14.29%) Gherkin
9 4 (11.43%) Twig
10 2 (5.71%) Web Services
10 2 (5.71%) XML
11 1 (2.86%) .NET
11 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.86%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (2.86%) JSON
11 1 (2.86%) SOAP
11 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
1 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) iPad
2 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Unix
3 6 (17.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (60.00%) OO
3 21 (60.00%) OO PHP
4 13 (37.14%) Front End Development
4 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
5 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
6 8 (22.86%) MVC
7 6 (17.14%) Case Management
7 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 5 (14.29%) Line Management
8 5 (14.29%) TDD
8 5 (14.29%) Web Operations
9 4 (11.43%) Service Design
10 3 (8.57%) Web Development
11 2 (5.71%) Scrum
12 1 (2.86%) Kanban
12 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
12 1 (2.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) PHP
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) DBS Check
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) WAI
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (85.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Zend
2 1 (2.86%) Apigee
2 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com