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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 24 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.56% - 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 131 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 71.11% 66.50% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 80
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £213 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £44.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.92% +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 7 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center