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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 31 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.29% 4.58% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 5.83% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 3
Median daily rate £438 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
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 £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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
334 343 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.13% 78.49% 78.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 240 110
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £15.79
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 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 20 January 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for BDD.

1 48 (88.89%) Java
2 45 (83.33%) TDD
3 41 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (48.15%) Web Services
5 24 (44.44%) REST
6 23 (42.59%) Scala
7 22 (40.74%) Scrum
8 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
9 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
10 19 (35.19%) Spring
11 16 (29.63%) Selenium
12 15 (27.78%) Docker
12 15 (27.78%) Microservices
12 15 (27.78%) Spring Boot
13 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (22.22%) Clojure
14 11 (20.37%) Mockito
14 11 (20.37%) jMock
14 11 (20.37%) RESTful
14 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
14 11 (20.37%) Tomcat
14 11 (20.37%) DevOps
15 10 (18.52%) Front End Development
15 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
15 10 (18.52%) CSS
15 10 (18.52%) Linux
15 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
15 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
16 9 (16.67%) EasyMock
16 9 (16.67%) 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 11 (20.37%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) GitHub
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Force.com
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 16 (29.63%) Selenium
3 11 (20.37%) jMock
3 11 (20.37%) Mockito
4 9 (16.67%) EasyMock
4 9 (16.67%) Spock
5 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.41%) Gradle
6 4 (7.41%) JUnit
6 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.56%) Maven
7 3 (5.56%) PHPUnit
8 2 (3.70%) DbUnit
8 2 (3.70%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.70%) NUnit
8 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.70%) Subversion
9 1 (1.85%) JIRA
9 1 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Developer
2 36 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Agile Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
4 5 (9.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) Web Services
2 24 (44.44%) REST
3 19 (35.19%) Spring
4 15 (27.78%) Spring Boot
5 11 (20.37%) RESTful
6 10 (18.52%) CSS
7 6 (11.11%) SOAP
8 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
8 4 (7.41%) HTML
8 4 (7.41%) Spring MVC
8 4 (7.41%) XML
9 3 (5.56%) Behat
9 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.56%) JSON
9 3 (5.56%) Laravel
9 3 (5.56%) Node.js
9 3 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (5.56%) Symfony
10 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.70%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) User Experience
2 3 (5.56%) Fintech
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Unix
3 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.85%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) TDD
2 41 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.74%) Scrum
4 15 (27.78%) Microservices
5 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
6 11 (20.37%) DevOps
7 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
7 10 (18.52%) Front End Development
8 9 (16.67%) Pair Programming
9 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.96%) MVC
9 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.11%) Open Source
11 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (9.26%) Line Management
11 5 (9.26%) OOP
11 5 (9.26%) Prototyping
12 4 (7.41%) SDLC
12 4 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) Java
2 23 (42.59%) Scala
3 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.22%) Clojure
5 6 (11.11%) Groovy
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 3 (5.56%) Ruby
7 2 (3.70%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.70%) Go
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) SOQL
8 1 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.85%) VMware
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago