The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 26 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing BDD 22 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.25% 3.86% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 4.80% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 4
Median daily rate £425 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +21.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
295 333 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.81% 80.43% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 227 123
Median daily rate £440 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.00 £20.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for BDD.

1 44 (86.27%) Java
2 43 (84.31%) TDD
3 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (50.98%) Web Services
5 22 (43.14%) REST
6 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
6 19 (37.25%) Scrum
6 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
7 18 (35.29%) Scala
8 17 (33.33%) Spring
9 15 (29.41%) Selenium
9 15 (29.41%) Microservices
10 13 (25.49%) Docker
10 13 (25.49%) Spring Boot
10 13 (25.49%) CSS
11 12 (23.53%) RESTful
11 12 (23.53%) Front End Development
12 11 (21.57%) Mockito
12 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
12 11 (21.57%) Linux
13 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
13 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
13 10 (19.61%) jMock
13 10 (19.61%) Clojure
13 10 (19.61%) DevOps
14 9 (17.65%) Spock
14 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
14 9 (17.65%) Unix
15 8 (15.69%) MongoDB

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) GitHub
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) Force.com
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
2 15 (29.41%) Selenium
3 11 (21.57%) Mockito
4 10 (19.61%) jMock
5 9 (17.65%) Spock
6 8 (15.69%) EasyMock
7 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 5 (9.80%) JUnit
9 4 (7.84%) Gradle
9 4 (7.84%) Maven
9 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
10 3 (5.88%) PHPUnit
11 2 (3.92%) DbUnit
11 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
11 2 (3.92%) JIRA
11 2 (3.92%) NUnit
11 2 (3.92%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.96%) Ant
12 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.96%) Banking
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Marketing
1 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Developer
2 32 (62.75%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Agile Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (3.92%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Agile Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) Web Services
2 22 (43.14%) REST
3 17 (33.33%) Spring
4 13 (25.49%) CSS
4 13 (25.49%) Spring Boot
5 12 (23.53%) RESTful
6 7 (13.73%) HTML
7 6 (11.76%) SOAP
8 5 (9.80%) Gherkin
9 4 (7.84%) HTML5
9 4 (7.84%) Node.js
9 4 (7.84%) XML
10 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.88%) Behat
10 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.88%) JSON
10 3 (5.88%) Laravel
10 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (5.88%) Spring MVC
10 3 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Unix
3 7 (13.73%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.96%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) TDD
2 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) Scrum
4 15 (29.41%) Microservices
5 12 (23.53%) Front End Development
6 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
6 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
7 10 (19.61%) DevOps
8 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
9 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.76%) MVC
10 6 (11.76%) Open Source
10 6 (11.76%) Pair Programming
11 5 (9.80%) Line Management
11 5 (9.80%) Prototyping
11 5 (9.80%) SDLC
12 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (7.84%) OOP
12 4 (7.84%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 18 (35.29%) Scala
4 10 (19.61%) Clojure
5 3 (5.88%) Groovy
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
5 3 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (3.92%) Go
6 2 (3.92%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.96%) ES6
7 1 (1.96%) Jython
7 1 (1.96%) Korn
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) SOQL
7 1 (1.96%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (1.96%) Solace
1 1 (1.96%) VMware
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