The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 45 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing BDD 54 53 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.77% 2.75% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 3.34% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 32
Median daily rate £410 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £515 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1200 1588 1491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.80% 82.28% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 1096 1010
Median daily rate £404 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.07 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the West Yorkshire region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Leeds +2 51 £410 +2.50% 18
Bradford +12 3 £538 +7.50% 2
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 102 (87.93%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (79.31%) TDD
3 85 (73.28%) Java
4 51 (43.97%) Scrum
5 38 (32.76%) Jenkins
6 34 (29.31%) Selenium
7 32 (27.59%) Cucumber
8 31 (26.72%) RESTful
8 31 (26.72%) HTML
9 30 (25.86%) Kanban
10 29 (25.00%) Scala
10 29 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 27 (23.28%) Spring
11 27 (23.28%) Microservices
12 24 (20.69%) Test Automation
13 21 (18.10%) JIRA
13 21 (18.10%) Python
14 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
15 19 (16.38%) Ruby
15 19 (16.38%) Git (software)
16 18 (15.52%) HTML5
16 18 (15.52%) CSS
16 18 (15.52%) Web Services
16 18 (15.52%) Mobile App
17 17 (14.66%) Open Source
17 17 (14.66%) MongoDB
18 16 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (13.79%) QA
18 16 (13.79%) Automated Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 13 (11.21%) Confluence
2 8 (6.90%) Apache
3 5 (4.31%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.31%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.59%) Mule
5 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.86%) CICS
6 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.86%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.86%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.86%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.90%) IaaS
3 6 (5.17%) GitHub
4 5 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.31%) Loggly
4 5 (4.31%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (3.45%) CloudBees
6 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.59%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) Internet
2 5 (4.31%) DNS
2 5 (4.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) MongoDB
2 15 (12.93%) NoSQL
3 14 (12.07%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.76%) MySQL
5 8 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (6.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.31%) HBase
8 5 (4.31%) Redis
9 4 (3.45%) Riak
10 2 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.72%) Big Data
11 1 (0.86%) DB2
11 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (32.76%) Jenkins
2 34 (29.31%) Selenium
3 32 (27.59%) Cucumber
4 21 (18.10%) JIRA
5 19 (16.38%) Git (software)
6 14 (12.07%) WebDriver
7 13 (11.21%) Maven
8 9 (7.76%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.90%) JUnit
10 7 (6.03%) Hudson
10 7 (6.03%) Vagrant
11 6 (5.17%) SpecFlow
12 5 (4.31%) Grunt
12 5 (4.31%) SonarQube
13 4 (3.45%) JBehave
13 4 (3.45%) Mockito
14 3 (2.59%) HP UFT
14 3 (2.59%) JMeter
14 3 (2.59%) LoadRunner
14 3 (2.59%) NUnit
General
1 6 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (52.59%) Developer
2 29 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.10%) Tester
4 17 (14.66%) Automation Tester
5 12 (10.34%) Android Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 10 (8.62%) Selenium Tester
7 9 (7.76%) Agile Developer
7 9 (7.76%) Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Java Automation Tester
8 8 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Scala Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Technical Leader
10 6 (5.17%) Java Scala Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.31%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.72%) HTML
1 31 (26.72%) RESTful
2 27 (23.28%) Spring
3 18 (15.52%) CSS
3 18 (15.52%) HTML5
3 18 (15.52%) Web Services
4 15 (12.93%) Gherkin
4 15 (12.93%) REST
5 14 (12.07%) .NET
5 14 (12.07%) AngularJS
5 14 (12.07%) JSON
6 10 (8.62%) Android SDK
6 10 (8.62%) jQuery
6 10 (8.62%) Play Framework
6 10 (8.62%) SOAP
7 9 (7.76%) XML
8 8 (6.90%) CSS3
8 8 (6.90%) Django
8 8 (6.90%) Node.js
9 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.90%) Social Media
3 8 (6.90%) Tandem
4 5 (4.31%) Replication
4 5 (4.31%) User Experience
5 4 (3.45%) NHS
6 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.86%) Animation
8 1 (0.86%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Android
1 15 (12.93%) Linux
2 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.31%) CoreOS
2 5 (4.31%) Unix
3 2 (1.72%) zOS
4 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (87.93%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (79.31%) TDD
3 51 (43.97%) Scrum
4 30 (25.86%) Kanban
5 27 (23.28%) Microservices
6 24 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 17 (14.66%) Open Source
9 16 (13.79%) Automated Testing
9 16 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.79%) DevOps
10 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
10 15 (12.93%) User Stories
11 14 (12.07%) Android Development
11 14 (12.07%) Automation Testing
12 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
13 12 (10.34%) Exploratory Testing
13 12 (10.34%) Software Testing
14 10 (8.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (73.28%) Java
2 29 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (25.00%) Scala
3 21 (18.10%) Python
4 19 (16.38%) Ruby
5 13 (11.21%) SQL
6 12 (10.34%) C#
7 11 (9.48%) Groovy
8 9 (7.76%) PHP
9 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.59%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.59%) Go
10 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.72%) C++
11 2 (1.72%) Korn
11 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.86%) Clojure
12 1 (0.86%) F#
12 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) ISEB
1 8 (6.90%) ISTQB
1 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.17%) Degree
3 5 (4.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.72%) FATCA
2 2 (1.72%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (11.21%) Docker
2 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.31%) HDFS
3 5 (4.31%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (11.21%) Puppet
2 5 (4.31%) Ansible
2 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.31%) Nagios
2 5 (4.31%) Salt
2 5 (4.31%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.72%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.86%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.86%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) Oracle
2 6 (5.17%) MuleSoft
2 6 (5.17%) Splunk
2 6 (5.17%) VMware
3 5 (4.31%) Google
3 5 (4.31%) New Relic
3 5 (4.31%) Rackspace
3 5 (4.31%) SaltStack
4 4 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.72%) HP
5 2 (1.72%) Kony
5 2 (1.72%) Solace
5 2 (1.72%) Temenos
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe
6 1 (0.86%) CA
6 1 (0.86%) Calypso
6 1 (0.86%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.86%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago