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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing BDD 28 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.36% 4.86% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 6.19% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 5
Median daily rate £444 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £335 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £506 £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 - -
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
515 404 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 80.22% 78.60% 73.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 300 156
Median daily rate £425 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.35 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.18% -48.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £25.00 £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 South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -9 27 £450 +2.85% 2
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (81.13%) Java
3 34 (64.15%) TDD
4 26 (49.06%) Scala
5 20 (37.74%) Scrum
5 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
6 19 (35.85%) Web Services
6 19 (35.85%) Spring
7 18 (33.96%) REST
8 17 (32.08%) Pair Programming
9 16 (30.19%) Spring Boot
9 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
10 15 (28.30%) Clojure
10 15 (28.30%) Docker
10 15 (28.30%) Microservices
11 11 (20.75%) Selenium
12 10 (18.87%) Groovy
12 10 (18.87%) RESTful
12 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
12 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.98%) EasyMock
13 9 (16.98%) Mockito
13 9 (16.98%) MongoDB
13 9 (16.98%) NoSQL
13 9 (16.98%) Spock
13 9 (16.98%) jMock
13 9 (16.98%) Tomcat
14 8 (15.09%) GitHub
14 8 (15.09%) Front End Development
15 7 (13.21%) AngularJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (16.98%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) GitHub
2 2 (3.77%) Force.com
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) MongoDB
1 9 (16.98%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.75%) Selenium
3 9 (16.98%) EasyMock
3 9 (16.98%) jMock
3 9 (16.98%) Mockito
3 9 (16.98%) Spock
4 4 (7.55%) Gradle
4 4 (7.55%) Jasmine
4 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.66%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.77%) Subversion
6 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) JIRA
7 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 2 (3.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Developer
2 37 (69.81%) Java Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Agile Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.66%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.77%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Salesforce Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) Spring
1 19 (35.85%) Web Services
2 18 (33.96%) REST
3 16 (30.19%) Spring Boot
4 10 (18.87%) RESTful
5 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
6 6 (11.32%) CSS
6 6 (11.32%) HTML
7 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.55%) jQuery
7 4 (7.55%) Sass
7 4 (7.55%) Spring MVC
8 3 (5.66%) Behat
8 3 (5.66%) Laravel
8 3 (5.66%) Node.js
8 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (5.66%) Symfony
9 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.77%) JSON
9 2 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Fintech
2 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (64.15%) TDD
3 20 (37.74%) Scrum
4 17 (32.08%) Pair Programming
5 15 (28.30%) Microservices
6 8 (15.09%) Front End Development
7 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.21%) DevOps
7 7 (13.21%) MVC
7 7 (13.21%) Open Source
8 5 (9.43%) OOP
9 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.66%) CRM
9 3 (5.66%) High Availability
9 3 (5.66%) Kanban
9 3 (5.66%) OO
10 2 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (3.77%) Functional Programming
10 2 (3.77%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (81.13%) Java
2 26 (49.06%) Scala
3 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.30%) Clojure
5 10 (18.87%) Groovy
6 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.77%) SOQL
8 1 (1.89%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) Jython
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
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