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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 39 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing BDD 15 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.92% 3.59% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 4.73% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
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 £42.50 - -

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
429 402 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 83.46% 75.99% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 275 157
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £25.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 14 £438 +9.37% 7
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 43 (87.76%) Java
2 39 (79.59%) TDD
3 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.94%) Scala
5 22 (44.90%) Web Services
6 21 (42.86%) Scrum
7 20 (40.82%) Spring
8 17 (34.69%) REST
9 16 (32.65%) Selenium
9 16 (32.65%) Microservices
9 16 (32.65%) Spring Boot
10 15 (30.61%) Docker
10 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
11 13 (26.53%) RESTful
11 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
12 12 (24.49%) Clojure
13 11 (22.45%) Mockito
13 11 (22.45%) Tomcat
13 11 (22.45%) jMock
14 10 (20.41%) Pair Programming
14 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
15 9 (18.37%) EasyMock
15 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
15 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
15 9 (18.37%) Spock
16 8 (16.33%) DevOps
17 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
17 7 (14.29%) Open Source
17 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared

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 11 (22.45%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) GitHub
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Force.com
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
1 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Selenium
2 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (22.45%) jMock
3 11 (22.45%) Mockito
4 9 (18.37%) EasyMock
4 9 (18.37%) Spock
5 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
5 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.16%) Gradle
7 4 (8.16%) JUnit
8 3 (6.12%) Maven
8 3 (6.12%) PHPUnit
9 2 (4.08%) DbUnit
9 2 (4.08%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.08%) NUnit
9 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
9 2 (4.08%) Subversion
10 1 (2.04%) Ant
10 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 34 (69.39%) Java Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Agile Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Automation Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.12%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (4.08%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) Web Services
2 20 (40.82%) Spring
3 17 (34.69%) REST
4 16 (32.65%) Spring Boot
5 13 (26.53%) RESTful
6 6 (12.24%) SOAP
7 4 (8.16%) Gherkin
7 4 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.16%) XML
8 3 (6.12%) Behat
8 3 (6.12%) CSS
8 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.12%) HTML
8 3 (6.12%) JSON
8 3 (6.12%) Laravel
8 3 (6.12%) Node.js
8 3 (6.12%) Symfony
9 2 (4.08%) Apache CXF
9 2 (4.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Fintech
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) CoreOS
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) TDD
2 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.86%) Scrum
4 16 (32.65%) Microservices
5 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.41%) Pair Programming
6 8 (16.33%) DevOps
7 7 (14.29%) MVC
7 7 (14.29%) Open Source
7 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.24%) OOP
9 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
10 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.16%) Kanban
10 4 (8.16%) OO
10 4 (8.16%) SDLC
10 4 (8.16%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) Scala
3 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.49%) Clojure
5 6 (12.24%) Groovy
6 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) Apex Code
7 2 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) Go
7 2 (4.08%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) SOQL
8 1 (2.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.04%) VMware
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