The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £306
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +19.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
122 129 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 53.28% 71.67% 54.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 32
Average daily rate £307 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £165 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +113.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
BDD
South Yorkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
2 8 (88.89%) REST
2 8 (88.89%) Automation Testing
2 8 (88.89%) CRM
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (77.78%) Siebel
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) J2SE
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Akka
4 1 (11.11%) Play Framework

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) Magnolia
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) CRM Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Akka
2 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) J2SE
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Velocity
2 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
2 1 (11.11%) FreeMarker
2 1 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) CRM
2 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
2 8 (88.89%) Automation Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (77.78%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle