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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 33 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Contract jobs citing BDD 103 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.02% 2.80% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% 3.34% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 23
Median daily rate £450 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £284 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £460 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1776 1829 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.51% 83.86% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 1333 887
Median daily rate £420 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +124.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £8.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.94 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 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
Leeds +18 96 £450 +20.00% 10
Bradford - 4 £350 -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 151 (85.31%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (83.62%) TDD
3 119 (67.23%) Java
4 69 (38.98%) JavaScript
5 68 (38.42%) Scrum
6 64 (36.16%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (28.81%) HTML
8 39 (22.03%) CSS
9 37 (20.90%) Software Engineering
9 37 (20.90%) Kanban
10 36 (20.34%) Unit Testing
10 36 (20.34%) Selenium
10 36 (20.34%) Cucumber
10 36 (20.34%) MongoDB
11 30 (16.95%) Spring
11 30 (16.95%) Regression Testing
12 29 (16.38%) Git (software)
12 29 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (14.69%) Ruby
14 24 (13.56%) Linux
14 24 (13.56%) Node.js
14 24 (13.56%) REST
15 23 (12.99%) WebDriver
15 23 (12.99%) Hibernate
16 22 (12.43%) Data Management
16 22 (12.43%) AngularJS
16 22 (12.43%) Jenkins
17 21 (11.86%) RESTful
17 21 (11.86%) OO
18 20 (11.30%) Pair Programming

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 11 (6.21%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.95%) nginx
3 5 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.82%) Jetty
4 3 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.69%) Confluence
4 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.13%) Apache
5 2 (1.13%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) Moodle
6 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) GitHub
2 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.65%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.34%) MongoDB
2 19 (10.73%) NoSQL
3 15 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.08%) Neo4j
6 6 (3.39%) MySQL
6 6 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.69%) Big Data
7 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (20.34%) Cucumber
1 36 (20.34%) Selenium
2 29 (16.38%) Git (software)
3 23 (12.99%) WebDriver
4 22 (12.43%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.47%) JIRA
6 12 (6.78%) Maven
6 12 (6.78%) Mockito
7 9 (5.08%) Gradle
7 9 (5.08%) JUnit
8 8 (4.52%) SoapUI
8 8 (4.52%) Subversion
8 8 (4.52%) Xcode
9 5 (2.82%) Hudson
9 5 (2.82%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.26%) Ant
10 4 (2.26%) DbUnit
10 4 (2.26%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.26%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.26%) jMock
General
1 11 (6.21%) Finance
2 4 (2.26%) Games
3 3 (1.69%) Online Betting
3 3 (1.69%) Retail
3 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.13%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (67.23%) Developer
2 68 (38.42%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.12%) Agile Developer
4 23 (12.99%) Agile Java Developer
4 23 (12.99%) Senior Developer
5 20 (11.30%) Analyst
6 17 (9.60%) Test Analyst
7 15 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (7.91%) Ruby Developer
9 13 (7.34%) Digital Developer
9 13 (7.34%) Java Engineer
10 11 (6.21%) Software Engineer
10 11 (6.21%) Tester
11 10 (5.65%) Automation Test Analyst
12 9 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (4.52%) Java Software Engineer
13 8 (4.52%) Scala Developer
14 7 (3.95%) Automation Tester
14 7 (3.95%) Test Automation Engineer
14 7 (3.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (28.81%) HTML
2 39 (22.03%) CSS
3 30 (16.95%) Spring
4 24 (13.56%) Node.js
4 24 (13.56%) REST
5 23 (12.99%) Hibernate
6 22 (12.43%) AngularJS
7 21 (11.86%) RESTful
8 17 (9.60%) React
9 16 (9.04%) HTML5
10 15 (8.47%) CSS3
11 14 (7.91%) Dropwizard
12 13 (7.34%) Grails
12 13 (7.34%) Web Services
13 12 (6.78%) Backbone.js
13 12 (6.78%) J2EE
14 11 (6.21%) JAX-RS
15 10 (5.65%) .NET
15 10 (5.65%) Ember.js
16 9 (5.08%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.08%) User Experience
3 7 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.95%) iPad
3 7 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.39%) iPhone
5 4 (2.26%) Wiki
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) IPTV
6 1 (0.56%) Social Media
6 1 (0.56%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.56%) Linux
2 19 (10.73%) Unix
3 12 (6.78%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.26%) Android
5 4 (2.26%) Windows
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (85.31%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (83.62%) TDD
3 68 (38.42%) Scrum
4 64 (36.16%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (20.90%) Kanban
5 37 (20.90%) Software Engineering
6 36 (20.34%) Unit Testing
7 30 (16.95%) Regression Testing
8 22 (12.43%) Data Management
9 21 (11.86%) OO
10 20 (11.30%) Mentoring
10 20 (11.30%) Open Source
10 20 (11.30%) Pair Programming
11 17 (9.60%) Automated Testing
12 16 (9.04%) SDLC
13 15 (8.47%) Coaching
13 15 (8.47%) Microservices
13 15 (8.47%) Test Scripting
14 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 119 (67.23%) Java
2 69 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.69%) Ruby
4 19 (10.73%) C#
4 19 (10.73%) Scala
5 15 (8.47%) SQL
6 9 (5.08%) Groovy
7 8 (4.52%) Objective-C
8 7 (3.95%) Python
9 5 (2.82%) PHP
10 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) C
12 1 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.56%) Jython
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (7.91%) ISEB
2 9 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.95%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.26%) Degree
6 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) Puppet
2 5 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Grafana
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) Kibana
3 1 (0.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (2.82%) VMware
2 4 (2.26%) Cisco
2 4 (2.26%) EMC
2 4 (2.26%) F5
2 4 (2.26%) NetApp
2 4 (2.26%) Oracle
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.56%) Apple
4 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.56%) Splunk
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