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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 17 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.06% 1.75% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 2.20% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
BDD
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
326 182 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.80% 79.82% 69.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 115 82
Average daily rate £410 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.73 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £23.16 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (93.88%) TDD
2 22 (44.90%) Java
3 20 (40.82%) Web Services
3 20 (40.82%) Open Source
4 18 (36.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (36.73%) Waterfall
5 16 (32.65%) Data Analytics
5 16 (32.65%) Analytics
5 16 (32.65%) Project Management
6 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
6 15 (30.61%) HTML
6 15 (30.61%) Business Analysis
6 15 (30.61%) Product Management
6 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (28.57%) Scrum
7 14 (28.57%) CSS
8 13 (26.53%) HTML5
9 12 (24.49%) Node.js
9 12 (24.49%) CSS3
10 11 (22.45%) MongoDB
11 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
11 9 (18.37%) Linux
11 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
12 8 (16.33%) SQL
12 8 (16.33%) REST
12 8 (16.33%) Mockito
12 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.29%) Web Development
13 7 (14.29%) jQuery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (24.49%) Node.js
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) JBoss
2 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.04%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Heroku
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.24%) MySQL
4 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.16%) Jackrabbit
5 4 (8.16%) Neo4j
5 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (16.33%) Mockito
2 7 (14.29%) Maven
3 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.16%) JIRA
4 4 (8.16%) Subversion
4 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.12%) Liquibase
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.08%) Selenium
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Front Office
2 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Analyst
3 19 (38.78%) Business Analyst
4 16 (32.65%) Java Developer
5 10 (20.41%) Digital Analyst
5 10 (20.41%) Digital Business Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Project Delivery Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Public Sector Business Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Digital Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) Web Services
2 15 (30.61%) HTML
3 14 (28.57%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) HTML5
5 12 (24.49%) CSS3
6 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
7 8 (16.33%) REST
8 7 (14.29%) jQuery
8 7 (14.29%) Spring
9 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
10 5 (10.20%) JAX-RS
11 4 (8.16%) Ajax
11 4 (8.16%) JSON
11 4 (8.16%) Play Framework
11 4 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (6.12%) CakePHP
12 3 (6.12%) React
12 3 (6.12%) RESTful
12 3 (6.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Social Media
2 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Mac OS X
2 6 (12.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (93.88%) TDD
2 20 (40.82%) Open Source
3 18 (36.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (36.73%) Waterfall
4 16 (32.65%) Analytics
4 16 (32.65%) Data Analytics
4 16 (32.65%) Project Management
5 15 (30.61%) Business Analysis
5 15 (30.61%) Product Management
6 14 (28.57%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) Web Development
8 6 (12.24%) Kanban
8 6 (12.24%) OO
9 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.20%) Microservices
9 5 (10.20%) OOP
10 4 (8.16%) DevOps
10 4 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Java
2 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) Ruby
5 6 (12.24%) PHP
5 6 (12.24%) Scala
6 4 (8.16%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) Go
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.04%) Siebel
2 1 (2.04%) VMware
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