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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 38 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing BDD 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.92% 0.95% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 1.23% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
Median daily rate £413 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
356 326 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 80.00% 77.80% 60.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 207 108
Median daily rate £415 £368 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £17.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £7.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 1 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 1 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 -4 11 £413 +26.92% 4
Doncaster - 1 £370 -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) TDD
3 20 (66.67%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) Java
5 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 9 (30.00%) CSS
7 9 (30.00%) Ruby
7 9 (30.00%) Web Development
8 8 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (23.33%) Spring
9 7 (23.33%) MVC
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
10 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (20.00%) Scala
10 6 (20.00%) Kanban
10 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
11 5 (16.67%) Web Services
11 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 5 (16.67%) Pair Programming
11 5 (16.67%) jQuery
11 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
11 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
11 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
12 4 (13.33%) Concurrent Programming
12 4 (13.33%) Jasmine
12 4 (13.33%) GitHub
12 4 (13.33%) Sass
12 4 (13.33%) JSON

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%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.33%) Liferay
2 1 (3.33%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BigMachines
1 1 (3.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 4 (13.33%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) Maven
2 3 (10.00%) Mockito
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Ant
3 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) EasyMock
4 1 (3.33%) Gradle
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) jMock
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Spock
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (13.33%) Angular Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Scala Developer
8 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum Master
8 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Web Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (23.33%) Spring
5 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 5 (16.67%) jQuery
5 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 5 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) JSON
6 4 (13.33%) RESTful
6 4 (13.33%) Sass
7 3 (10.00%) HTML5
7 3 (10.00%) J2EE
8 2 (6.67%) CSS3
8 2 (6.67%) JRuby
8 2 (6.67%) REST
8 2 (6.67%) SOAP
8 2 (6.67%) Velocity
9 1 (3.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.33%) Fintech
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) TDD
3 20 (66.67%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Web Development
5 7 (23.33%) MVC
6 6 (20.00%) Kanban
7 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 5 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 4 (13.33%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.67%) DevOps
10 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
10 2 (6.67%) OWASP
10 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (6.67%) User Stories
10 2 (6.67%) Web Design
11 1 (3.33%) OO
11 1 (3.33%) OOP
11 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (10.00%) Clojure
5 3 (10.00%) Groovy
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Jython
7 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (3.33%) Siebel
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