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 June 2016 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 36 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing BDD 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.91% 1.45% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 1.87% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Median daily rate £413 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
306 214 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 80.95% 77.54% 67.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 143 79
Median daily rate £420 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) TDD
3 12 (60.00%) Scrum
3 12 (60.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) CSS
7 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 6 (30.00%) Spring
7 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 5 (25.00%) Scala
8 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 5 (25.00%) Spring MVC
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) Selenium
9 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (20.00%) Jasmine
9 4 (20.00%) GitHub
9 4 (20.00%) Sass
10 3 (15.00%) Concurrent Programming
10 3 (15.00%) Kanban
10 3 (15.00%) Groovy
10 3 (15.00%) RESTful
10 3 (15.00%) Mockito
10 3 (15.00%) Clojure

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 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Liferay
2 1 (5.00%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BigMachines
1 1 (5.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Mockito
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) EasyMock
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) jMock
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Spock
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (20.00%) Angular Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Scala Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
7 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (30.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (20.00%) Sass
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) J2EE
6 3 (15.00%) RESTful
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) HTML5
7 2 (10.00%) JRuby
7 2 (10.00%) JSON
7 2 (10.00%) REST
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) Velocity
8 1 (5.00%) Laravel
8 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.00%) Fintech
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) TDD
3 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (15.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) Open Source
8 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) Clojure
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Jython
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (5.00%) Siebel