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 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing BDD 19 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.89% 0.72% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 0.95% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £388 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +72.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
369 316 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.46% 75.78% 68.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 212 130
Median daily rate £418 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 17
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.93% -41.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £7.19 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 17 £431 +11.29% 1
Doncaster - 1 £370 -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) TDD
3 24 (61.54%) Java
4 21 (53.85%) Scrum
5 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 16 (41.03%) Scala
7 13 (33.33%) Pair Programming
8 10 (25.64%) HTML
8 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
8 10 (25.64%) Groovy
9 9 (23.08%) CSS
9 9 (23.08%) Spring
10 8 (20.51%) Ruby
10 8 (20.51%) Web Development
10 8 (20.51%) Web Services
10 8 (20.51%) Clojure
10 8 (20.51%) REST
11 7 (17.95%) GitHub
11 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (17.95%) MVC
11 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
12 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
12 6 (15.38%) Linux
12 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
12 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
13 5 (12.82%) jQuery
13 5 (12.82%) Kanban
13 5 (12.82%) Selenium

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 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.56%) Liferay
3 1 (2.56%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.56%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Selenium
3 4 (10.26%) Jasmine
3 4 (10.26%) Mockito
4 3 (7.69%) Maven
4 3 (7.69%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) Ant
5 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.13%) EasyMock
5 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) jMock
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
5 2 (5.13%) Spock
6 1 (2.56%) Gradle
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.26%) Angular Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Scala Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Agile Scrum Master
9 1 (2.56%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) QA Automation Tester
9 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Web Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) CSS
2 9 (23.08%) Spring
3 8 (20.51%) REST
3 8 (20.51%) Web Services
4 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
4 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 5 (12.82%) jQuery
6 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
7 4 (10.26%) J2EE
7 4 (10.26%) RESTful
7 4 (10.26%) Sass
8 3 (7.69%) HTML5
8 3 (7.69%) JSON
9 2 (5.13%) CSS3
9 2 (5.13%) JRuby
9 2 (5.13%) SOAP
9 2 (5.13%) Velocity
10 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) Fintech
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) TDD
3 21 (53.85%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 8 (20.51%) Web Development
6 7 (17.95%) MVC
7 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
7 5 (12.82%) Kanban
8 3 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (7.69%) Open Source
9 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.13%) DevOps
9 2 (5.13%) UML
10 1 (2.56%) Microservices
10 1 (2.56%) OO
10 1 (2.56%) OOP
10 1 (2.56%) QA Automation
10 1 (2.56%) Software Delivery
10 1 (2.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 16 (41.03%) Scala
4 10 (25.64%) Groovy
5 8 (20.51%) Clojure
5 8 (20.51%) Ruby
6 3 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) Jython
8 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle
1 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.56%) Siebel