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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 27 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing BDD 23 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.22% 3.98% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 5.08% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 4
Median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
360 394 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 81.63% 78.33% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 273 181
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 £240 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £7.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +9 22 £425 +3.03% 5
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 45 (84.91%) Java
2 44 (83.02%) TDD
3 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (52.83%) Web Services
5 22 (41.51%) REST
6 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
7 19 (35.85%) Scrum
7 19 (35.85%) Git (software)
8 18 (33.96%) Scala
8 18 (33.96%) Spring
9 16 (30.19%) Microservices
10 15 (28.30%) Selenium
11 14 (26.42%) RESTful
11 14 (26.42%) Spring Boot
12 13 (24.53%) Docker
12 13 (24.53%) CSS
13 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (22.64%) Front End Development
14 11 (20.75%) Mockito
14 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
14 11 (20.75%) Linux
15 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
15 10 (18.87%) Clojure
15 10 (18.87%) Automated Testing
15 10 (18.87%) jMock
15 10 (18.87%) DevOps
16 9 (16.98%) Spock
16 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
16 9 (16.98%) Unix
17 8 (15.09%) Security 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 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) GitHub
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Force.com
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (28.30%) Selenium
3 11 (20.75%) Mockito
4 10 (18.87%) jMock
5 9 (16.98%) Spock
6 8 (15.09%) EasyMock
7 6 (11.32%) Cucumber
7 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
8 5 (9.43%) JUnit
8 5 (9.43%) WebDriver
9 4 (7.55%) Gradle
9 4 (7.55%) Maven
10 3 (5.66%) PHPUnit
11 2 (3.77%) DbUnit
11 2 (3.77%) FitNesse
11 2 (3.77%) JIRA
11 2 (3.77%) NUnit
11 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.89%) Subversion
12 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (1.89%) Banking
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
1 1 (1.89%) Marketing
1 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (83.02%) Developer
2 33 (62.26%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.66%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (3.77%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Agile Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) Web Services
2 22 (41.51%) REST
3 18 (33.96%) Spring
4 14 (26.42%) RESTful
4 14 (26.42%) Spring Boot
5 13 (24.53%) CSS
6 7 (13.21%) HTML
7 6 (11.32%) SOAP
8 5 (9.43%) Gherkin
9 4 (7.55%) HTML5
9 4 (7.55%) Node.js
9 4 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (7.55%) XML
10 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.66%) Behat
10 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.66%) JSON
10 3 (5.66%) Laravel
10 3 (5.66%) Spring MVC
10 3 (5.66%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) Fintech
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) TDD
2 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.85%) Scrum
4 16 (30.19%) Microservices
5 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (22.64%) Front End Development
6 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
7 10 (18.87%) Automated Testing
7 10 (18.87%) DevOps
8 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
9 7 (13.21%) Open Source
9 7 (13.21%) Pair Programming
9 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.32%) MVC
11 5 (9.43%) Line Management
11 5 (9.43%) OOP
11 5 (9.43%) Prototyping
11 5 (9.43%) SDLC
12 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (7.55%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (84.91%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.96%) Scala
4 10 (18.87%) Clojure
5 3 (5.66%) Groovy
5 3 (5.66%) PHP
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) Go
6 2 (3.77%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.89%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.89%) ES6
7 1 (1.89%) Jython
7 1 (1.89%) Korn
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) SOQL
7 1 (1.89%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (1.89%) Solace
1 1 (1.89%) VMware
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