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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 39 56 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Contract jobs citing BDD 81 77 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.31% 3.39% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 4.06% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 59 13
Median daily rate £450 £410 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
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
1582 1895 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.19% 83.33% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 1308 793
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £10.66 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +6 74 £450 +7.78% 15
Bradford - 4 £375 - 1
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 163 (87.63%) TDD
2 161 (86.56%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (66.67%) Java
4 72 (38.71%) JavaScript
5 70 (37.63%) Scrum
6 61 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (27.42%) HTML
8 43 (23.12%) Software Engineering
9 42 (22.58%) Unit Testing
9 42 (22.58%) Kanban
10 39 (20.97%) Selenium
10 39 (20.97%) CSS
11 38 (20.43%) Cucumber
12 35 (18.82%) RESTful
13 33 (17.74%) Spring
14 32 (17.20%) Scala
14 32 (17.20%) MongoDB
14 32 (17.20%) Jenkins
15 31 (16.67%) Ruby
16 30 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (15.59%) Node.js
18 28 (15.05%) Regression Testing
19 26 (13.98%) OO
20 25 (13.44%) Data Management
20 25 (13.44%) Microservices
21 24 (12.90%) Mentoring
21 24 (12.90%) Open Source
21 24 (12.90%) Linux
22 23 (12.37%) Pair Programming
22 23 (12.37%) Git (software)

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 9 (4.84%) Confluence
2 7 (3.76%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.23%) nginx
4 5 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.15%) Jetty
6 3 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.08%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.54%) JBoss
8 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.54%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.54%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.30%) GitHub
2 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.54%) IaaS
3 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) HTTP
2 3 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.20%) MongoDB
2 22 (11.83%) NoSQL
3 18 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.15%) MySQL
5 4 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.61%) Big Data
6 3 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.61%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (20.97%) Selenium
2 38 (20.43%) Cucumber
3 32 (17.20%) Jenkins
4 23 (12.37%) Git (software)
5 20 (10.75%) JIRA
6 19 (10.22%) WebDriver
7 10 (5.38%) SoapUI
8 9 (4.84%) Hudson
8 9 (4.84%) JUnit
8 9 (4.84%) Xcode
9 8 (4.30%) Gradle
9 8 (4.30%) Maven
10 6 (3.23%) Mockito
11 5 (2.69%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.69%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.69%) Travis CI
12 4 (2.15%) Ant
12 4 (2.15%) JMeter
12 4 (2.15%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.15%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (4.84%) Finance
2 4 (2.15%) Games
3 2 (1.08%) Advertising
3 2 (1.08%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (67.74%) Developer
2 66 (35.48%) Java Developer
3 25 (13.44%) Agile Developer
4 23 (12.37%) Agile Java Developer
5 19 (10.22%) Senior Developer
6 16 (8.60%) Analyst
6 16 (8.60%) Tester
7 14 (7.53%) Ruby Developer
7 14 (7.53%) Scala Developer
8 13 (6.99%) Automation Tester
8 13 (6.99%) Test Analyst
9 12 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.91%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) Digital Developer
11 9 (4.84%) iOS Developer
12 8 (4.30%) Java Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) Java Scala Developer
12 8 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
13 7 (3.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.42%) HTML
2 39 (20.97%) CSS
3 35 (18.82%) RESTful
4 33 (17.74%) Spring
5 29 (15.59%) Node.js
6 22 (11.83%) AngularJS
7 20 (10.75%) Hibernate
8 19 (10.22%) HTML5
9 18 (9.68%) React
10 16 (8.60%) Grails
10 16 (8.60%) Web Services
11 15 (8.06%) REST
12 13 (6.99%) Backbone.js
12 13 (6.99%) CSS3
12 13 (6.99%) Play Framework
13 11 (5.91%) Ember.js
13 11 (5.91%) Gherkin
14 10 (5.38%) .NET
14 10 (5.38%) Akka
14 10 (5.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.91%) User Experience
3 8 (4.30%) iPad
4 7 (3.76%) iPhone
4 7 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.23%) Social Media
5 6 (3.23%) Tandem
6 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.61%) Wiki
8 1 (0.54%) Animation
8 1 (0.54%) DataPower
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.54%) IPTV
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.90%) Linux
2 14 (7.53%) Unix
3 11 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.76%) Windows
5 6 (3.23%) Android
6 5 (2.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (87.63%) TDD
2 161 (86.56%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (37.63%) Scrum
4 61 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (23.12%) Software Engineering
6 42 (22.58%) Kanban
6 42 (22.58%) Unit Testing
7 28 (15.05%) Regression Testing
8 26 (13.98%) OO
9 25 (13.44%) Data Management
9 25 (13.44%) Microservices
10 24 (12.90%) Mentoring
10 24 (12.90%) Open Source
11 23 (12.37%) Pair Programming
12 18 (9.68%) Coaching
13 17 (9.14%) Automated Testing
14 16 (8.60%) Test Automation
14 16 (8.60%) Test Scripting
15 14 (7.53%) E-Commerce
16 13 (6.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 124 (66.67%) Java
2 72 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 32 (17.20%) Scala
4 31 (16.67%) Ruby
5 17 (9.14%) SQL
6 16 (8.60%) Groovy
7 15 (8.06%) C#
8 11 (5.91%) Python
9 10 (5.38%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.61%) PHP
11 3 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.54%) C
13 1 (0.54%) Clojure
13 1 (0.54%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.54%) F#
13 1 (0.54%) Jython
13 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (5.91%) ISEB
2 10 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Degree
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (4.30%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (9.68%) Puppet
2 11 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Grafana
3 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) Kibana
3 1 (0.54%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (3.23%) Oracle
1 6 (3.23%) VMware
2 5 (2.69%) Cisco
2 5 (2.69%) EMC
2 5 (2.69%) F5
2 5 (2.69%) NetApp
3 2 (1.08%) HP
3 2 (1.08%) IBM
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.08%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.08%) Splunk
4 1 (0.54%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.54%) Apple
4 1 (0.54%) Calypso
4 1 (0.54%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.54%) Kony
4 1 (0.54%) Rally
4 1 (0.54%) Temenos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago