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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 28 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 34 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.42% 4.76% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 5.78% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 4
Median daily rate £450 £470 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +52.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £285 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
478 450 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 76.24% 82.42% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 343 165
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +4 32 £450 -4.25% 3
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (73.91%) Java
3 30 (65.22%) TDD
4 21 (45.65%) Scala
5 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 20 (43.48%) Scrum
6 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
7 18 (39.13%) Pair Programming
8 17 (36.96%) REST
9 16 (34.78%) Web Services
10 13 (28.26%) Clojure
11 12 (26.09%) Groovy
11 12 (26.09%) Spring
12 9 (19.57%) GitHub
12 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
12 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
13 8 (17.39%) RESTful
13 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
13 8 (17.39%) Docker
13 8 (17.39%) Microservices
13 8 (17.39%) Spring Boot
13 8 (17.39%) MVC
13 8 (17.39%) CSS
13 8 (17.39%) HTML
14 7 (15.22%) Selenium
14 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
14 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
15 6 (13.04%) Open Source
15 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
15 6 (13.04%) OOP

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 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.17%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) EasyMock
3 5 (10.87%) jMock
3 5 (10.87%) Mockito
3 5 (10.87%) Spock
4 4 (8.70%) Jasmine
4 4 (8.70%) PHPUnit
4 4 (8.70%) Subversion
5 3 (6.52%) Gradle
5 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.17%) Ant
6 1 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 31 (67.39%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Agile Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.70%) Angular Developer
7 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (6.52%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Scala Developer
9 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.35%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Scrum Master
10 1 (2.17%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) REST
2 16 (34.78%) Web Services
3 12 (26.09%) Spring
4 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
4 8 (17.39%) CSS
4 8 (17.39%) HTML
4 8 (17.39%) RESTful
4 8 (17.39%) Spring Boot
5 4 (8.70%) Behat
5 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) Laravel
5 4 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (8.70%) Sass
5 4 (8.70%) Spring MVC
5 4 (8.70%) Symfony
6 3 (6.52%) HTML5
6 3 (6.52%) JSON
6 3 (6.52%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (65.22%) TDD
3 20 (43.48%) Scrum
4 18 (39.13%) Pair Programming
5 8 (17.39%) Microservices
5 8 (17.39%) MVC
6 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
7 6 (13.04%) OOP
7 6 (13.04%) Open Source
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) OO
11 2 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.35%) CRM
11 2 (4.35%) Email Marketing
11 2 (4.35%) High Availability
11 2 (4.35%) UML
11 2 (4.35%) Web Development
12 1 (2.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) Scala
3 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.26%) Clojure
5 12 (26.09%) Groovy
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) Apex Code
7 2 (4.35%) Jython
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 2 (4.35%) SOQL
8 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
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