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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 27 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.79% 2.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 3.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
172 155 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.79% 68.28% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 79 71
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £11.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £29.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Spring
2 11 (78.57%) MVC
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Spring MVC
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) CouchDB
4 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
4 5 (35.71%) ATDD
4 5 (35.71%) Couchbase
4 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) ETL
6 3 (21.43%) Magnolia

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) Magnolia
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) CouchDB
1 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
1 5 (35.71%) Couchbase
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Gradle
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) CRM Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Spring
1 11 (78.57%) Spring MVC
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (7.14%) J2SE
6 1 (7.14%) JSP
6 1 (7.14%) FreeMarker
6 1 (7.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) ATDD
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
5 3 (21.43%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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