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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 28 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing BDD 27 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.28% 7.31% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 8.89% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 5
Median daily rate £444 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
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
422 360 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.58% 82.19% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 281 112
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.35 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.67% -65.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £9.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (80.00%) Java
3 33 (66.00%) TDD
4 26 (52.00%) Scala
5 20 (40.00%) Scrum
6 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
7 18 (36.00%) Web Services
7 18 (36.00%) Spring
8 17 (34.00%) REST
9 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
9 16 (32.00%) Pair Programming
10 15 (30.00%) Clojure
10 15 (30.00%) Spring Boot
11 14 (28.00%) Docker
11 14 (28.00%) Microservices
12 11 (22.00%) Selenium
13 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 10 (20.00%) Groovy
14 9 (18.00%) RESTful
14 9 (18.00%) Mockito
14 9 (18.00%) MongoDB
14 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
14 9 (18.00%) Spock
14 9 (18.00%) EasyMock
14 9 (18.00%) jMock
14 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
15 8 (16.00%) Front End Development
15 8 (16.00%) GitHub
16 7 (14.00%) AngularJS

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 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) GitHub
2 2 (4.00%) Force.com
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.00%) Selenium
3 9 (18.00%) EasyMock
3 9 (18.00%) jMock
3 9 (18.00%) Mockito
3 9 (18.00%) Spock
4 4 (8.00%) Gradle
4 4 (8.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.00%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.00%) Subversion
6 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.00%) Ant
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (92.00%) Developer
2 36 (72.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (34.00%) Agile Developer
3 17 (34.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.00%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Salesforce Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) Spring
1 18 (36.00%) Web Services
2 17 (34.00%) REST
3 15 (30.00%) Spring Boot
4 9 (18.00%) RESTful
5 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.00%) CSS
6 6 (12.00%) HTML
7 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.00%) jQuery
7 4 (8.00%) Sass
7 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.00%) Behat
8 3 (6.00%) Laravel
8 3 (6.00%) Node.js
8 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (6.00%) Symfony
9 2 (4.00%) HTML5
9 2 (4.00%) JSON
9 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Fintech
2 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (66.00%) TDD
3 20 (40.00%) Scrum
4 16 (32.00%) Pair Programming
5 14 (28.00%) Microservices
6 8 (16.00%) Front End Development
7 7 (14.00%) MVC
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.00%) DevOps
8 6 (12.00%) Open Source
9 5 (10.00%) OOP
10 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.00%) CRM
10 3 (6.00%) Kanban
10 3 (6.00%) OO
11 2 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.00%) SDLC
11 2 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Java
2 26 (52.00%) Scala
3 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (30.00%) Clojure
5 10 (20.00%) Groovy
6 3 (6.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) Apex Code
7 2 (4.00%) SOQL
8 1 (2.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) Jython
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
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