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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 21 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing BDD 32 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.54% 5.94% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.36% 6.81% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 5
Median daily rate £450 £470 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +52.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £285 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
383 382 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 78.32% 87.21% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 300 108
Median daily rate £450 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.35 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.67% -19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.10 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 38 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Java
3 29 (67.44%) TDD
4 22 (51.16%) Scala
5 19 (44.19%) Scrum
5 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
6 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
7 17 (39.53%) Pair Programming
8 16 (37.21%) REST
9 15 (34.88%) Web Services
10 13 (30.23%) Clojure
11 12 (27.91%) Groovy
12 11 (25.58%) Spring
13 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
13 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
13 9 (20.93%) GitHub
14 8 (18.60%) Docker
14 8 (18.60%) MVC
15 7 (16.28%) CSS
15 7 (16.28%) HTML
15 7 (16.28%) Selenium
15 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
15 7 (16.28%) RESTful
15 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
15 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
15 7 (16.28%) Microservices
15 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
16 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
16 6 (13.95%) OOP
17 5 (11.63%) Tomcat

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 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Selenium
3 5 (11.63%) EasyMock
3 5 (11.63%) jMock
3 5 (11.63%) Mockito
3 5 (11.63%) Spock
4 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
4 4 (9.30%) PHPUnit
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) Gradle
5 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) Ant
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (97.67%) Developer
2 31 (72.09%) Java Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (9.30%) Angular Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (9.30%) PHP Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Scala Developer
8 3 (6.98%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.65%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 1 (2.33%) HTML Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Scrum Master
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) REST
2 15 (34.88%) Web Services
3 11 (25.58%) Spring
4 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
4 7 (16.28%) CSS
4 7 (16.28%) HTML
4 7 (16.28%) RESTful
4 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
5 4 (9.30%) Behat
5 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.30%) jQuery
5 4 (9.30%) Laravel
5 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (9.30%) Sass
5 4 (9.30%) Spring MVC
5 4 (9.30%) Symfony
6 3 (6.98%) JSON
6 3 (6.98%) SOAP
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5
7 2 (4.65%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (67.44%) TDD
3 19 (44.19%) Scrum
4 17 (39.53%) Pair Programming
5 8 (18.60%) MVC
6 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
6 7 (16.28%) Microservices
7 6 (13.95%) OOP
8 5 (11.63%) DevOps
8 5 (11.63%) Open Source
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.98%) Kanban
9 3 (6.98%) OO
10 2 (4.65%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (4.65%) CRM
10 2 (4.65%) Email Marketing
10 2 (4.65%) High Availability
11 1 (2.33%) API Development
11 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) Scala
3 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.23%) Clojure
5 12 (27.91%) Groovy
6 4 (9.30%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) Apex Code
7 2 (4.65%) Jython
7 2 (4.65%) SOQL
8 1 (2.33%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
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