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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.32% 1.09% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 1.40% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £388 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +72.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
298 214 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.02% 77.82% 76.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 153 93
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Java
3 14 (58.33%) TDD
4 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) Pair Programming
5 11 (45.83%) Scrum
6 10 (41.67%) Scala
7 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
8 8 (33.33%) CSS
9 7 (29.17%) Spring
9 7 (29.17%) Groovy
10 6 (25.00%) MVC
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
10 6 (25.00%) Clojure
10 6 (25.00%) REST
10 6 (25.00%) GitHub
10 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
11 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
11 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
11 5 (20.83%) jQuery
11 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
12 4 (16.67%) Selenium
12 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 4 (16.67%) J2EE
12 4 (16.67%) Sass
12 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
12 4 (16.67%) Jasmine

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 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Liferay
2 1 (4.17%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BigMachines
1 1 (4.17%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) Maven
3 3 (12.50%) Mockito
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Ant
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) EasyMock
5 1 (4.17%) Gradle
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) jMock
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Spock
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Scala Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum Master
7 1 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (29.17%) Spring
4 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (25.00%) REST
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
6 4 (16.67%) J2EE
6 4 (16.67%) Sass
7 3 (12.50%) RESTful
8 2 (8.33%) CSS3
8 2 (8.33%) HTML5
8 2 (8.33%) JRuby
8 2 (8.33%) JSON
8 2 (8.33%) SOAP
8 2 (8.33%) Velocity
9 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (4.17%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.17%) Fintech
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) TDD
3 11 (45.83%) Pair Programming
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
6 3 (12.50%) Kanban
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) CRM
8 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.17%) OO
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) Scala
4 7 (29.17%) Groovy
5 6 (25.00%) Clojure
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
7 2 (8.33%) Jython
7 2 (8.33%) Ruby
8 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
8 1 (4.17%) C#
8 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.17%) Siebel
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