The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 25 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.27% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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South Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 116 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.00% 59.18% 71.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 74 63
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £223 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -44.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (30.77%) CouchDB
4 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (30.77%) ATDD
4 4 (30.77%) Couchbase
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) CouchDB
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
1 4 (30.77%) Couchbase
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) JBehave
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Hudson
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Capybara
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Development Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Software Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Software Development Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
2 4 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) XHTML
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) ATDD
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Zend
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