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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing BDD 20 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.49% 2.94% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 3.55% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 1
Median daily rate £438 £538 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +74.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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
342 310 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.85% 82.89% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 230 112
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
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 £13.00 £9.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 14 (51.85%) Scala
6 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
7 12 (44.44%) Pair Programming
8 11 (40.74%) Scrum
9 10 (37.04%) Groovy
10 9 (33.33%) Web Services
10 9 (33.33%) REST
11 8 (29.63%) Clojure
12 7 (25.93%) GitHub
13 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
13 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
13 6 (22.22%) Spring
13 6 (22.22%) HTML
13 6 (22.22%) MVC
13 6 (22.22%) CSS
14 5 (18.52%) Selenium
14 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
14 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
15 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
15 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
15 4 (14.81%) Sass
15 4 (14.81%) jQuery
15 4 (14.81%) RESTful
15 4 (14.81%) Subversion
15 4 (14.81%) MySQL
15 4 (14.81%) PHP

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 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
3 4 (14.81%) Subversion
4 3 (11.11%) PHPUnit
5 2 (7.41%) EasyMock
5 2 (7.41%) Gradle
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) jMock
5 2 (7.41%) Mockito
5 2 (7.41%) Spock
6 1 (3.70%) Ant
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Angular Developer
6 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.41%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) REST
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) Spring
3 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) RESTful
4 4 (14.81%) Sass
5 3 (11.11%) Behat
5 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.11%) JSON
5 3 (11.11%) Laravel
5 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (11.11%) SOAP
5 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Symfony
6 2 (7.41%) JRuby
6 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
7 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) Pair Programming
4 11 (40.74%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
7 4 (14.81%) OOP
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.41%) DevOps
9 2 (7.41%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) OO
10 1 (3.70%) API Development
10 1 (3.70%) Concurrent Programming
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (3.70%) CRM
10 1 (3.70%) High Availability
10 1 (3.70%) Microservices
10 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) Scala
4 10 (37.04%) Groovy
5 8 (29.63%) Clojure
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) Jython
8 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
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