The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 33 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.63% - 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% - 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 185 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 62.26% 62.93% 63.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 116 93
Average daily rate £350 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 9
Average hourly rate £15.19 £44.60 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.93% +85.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £33.98 £17.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 1 £225 - 1
Barnsley - - - -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center