The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 36 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.19% 2.65% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 3.92% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£390 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
244 204 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 72.40% 67.55% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 105 123
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £10.95 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the South Yorkshire region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -5 4 £390 +23.80% 2
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Spring MVC
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) Data Management
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) Magnolia
7 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) ATDD
7 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
7 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (16.67%) CouchDB
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Magnolia
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) CouchDB
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (8.33%) Gradle
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (25.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
1 8 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (8.33%) J2SE
6 1 (8.33%) JSP
6 1 (8.33%) FreeMarker
6 1 (8.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) ATDD
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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