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 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 35 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing BDD 20 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.64% 2.24% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 2.84% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 0
Median daily rate £438 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -
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
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
413 387 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.23% 78.66% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 269 147
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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 -3 18 £438 -18.60% 4
Doncaster - 1 £370 -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Java
3 17 (56.67%) TDD
4 15 (50.00%) Scala
5 14 (46.67%) Scrum
5 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (43.33%) Pair Programming
7 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
8 10 (33.33%) Groovy
8 10 (33.33%) REST
9 8 (26.67%) Clojure
9 8 (26.67%) Web Services
10 7 (23.33%) CSS
10 7 (23.33%) HTML
10 7 (23.33%) Spring
10 7 (23.33%) GitHub
11 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 5 (16.67%) Selenium
12 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
13 4 (13.33%) Sass
13 4 (13.33%) Jasmine
13 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
13 4 (13.33%) jQuery
13 4 (13.33%) Subversion
13 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
13 4 (13.33%) MVC
14 3 (10.00%) SOAP
14 3 (10.00%) Ruby

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 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
3 4 (13.33%) Jasmine
3 4 (13.33%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) EasyMock
4 2 (6.67%) Gradle
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) jMock
4 2 (6.67%) Mockito
4 2 (6.67%) Spock
5 1 (3.33%) Ant
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (13.33%) Angular Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Scala Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Lead Project Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) REST
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) Spring
4 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) Sass
6 3 (10.00%) JSON
6 3 (10.00%) RESTful
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
6 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
7 2 (6.67%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) JRuby
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (6.67%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.33%) CSS3
8 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Fintech
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) Pair Programming
5 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Kanban
7 3 (10.00%) Open Source
8 2 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) OO
8 2 (6.67%) OOP
8 2 (6.67%) UML
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
9 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) Email Marketing
9 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) Scala
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (33.33%) Groovy
5 8 (26.67%) Clojure
6 3 (10.00%) Ruby
7 2 (6.67%) Jython
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
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