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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 46 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.69% 3.19% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 4.13% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £413 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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
328 218 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.04% 77.30% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 152 87
Median daily rate £450 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £731 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) TDD
3 16 (69.57%) Java
3 16 (69.57%) Scrum
4 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) CSS
7 8 (34.78%) MVC
7 8 (34.78%) Spring
7 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
8 7 (30.43%) Scala
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
9 6 (26.09%) CSS3
9 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
10 5 (21.74%) Mockito
10 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
10 5 (21.74%) Ruby
10 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) PHP
10 5 (21.74%) J2EE
10 5 (21.74%) MySQL
11 4 (17.39%) OO
11 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
11 4 (17.39%) SOAP
11 4 (17.39%) Maven
11 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails

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 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
3 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Liferay
4 1 (4.35%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BigMachines
1 1 (4.35%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Heroku
3 2 (8.70%) GitHub
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (21.74%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.70%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Mockito
3 4 (17.39%) Maven
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) Subversion
5 2 (8.70%) Ant
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) JIRA
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) EasyMock
6 1 (4.35%) Gradle
6 1 (4.35%) jMock
6 1 (4.35%) Liquibase
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.35%) Spock
6 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) Spring
4 6 (26.09%) CSS3
4 6 (26.09%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
5 5 (21.74%) J2EE
5 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 4 (17.39%) JSON
6 4 (17.39%) REST
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
7 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) JRuby
8 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
8 2 (8.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.35%) Fintech
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) TDD
3 16 (69.57%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
6 4 (17.39%) Kanban
6 4 (17.39%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (13.04%) OOP
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.70%) Open Source
8 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.35%) CRM
9 1 (4.35%) Migration
9 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Scala
4 5 (21.74%) PHP
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) Clojure
5 3 (13.04%) Groovy
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) Jython
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
7 1 (4.35%) Go
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.35%) Siebel
1 1 (4.35%) VMware