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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 36 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 105 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.16% 2.62% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 3.09% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 46 31
Median daily rate £450 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
1761 1780 1382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.54% 84.84% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1278 949
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +129.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £84.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 +28 103 £475 +35.71% 11
Bradford - 2 £388 -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 149 (86.13%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (83.82%) TDD
3 108 (62.43%) Java
4 74 (42.77%) Scrum
5 62 (35.84%) JavaScript
5 62 (35.84%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (28.90%) HTML
7 38 (21.97%) Selenium
8 35 (20.23%) Kanban
8 35 (20.23%) CSS
9 34 (19.65%) Unit Testing
9 34 (19.65%) Cucumber
10 33 (19.08%) Spring
10 33 (19.08%) Software Engineering
11 30 (17.34%) Regression Testing
12 29 (16.76%) Hibernate
12 29 (16.76%) MongoDB
13 26 (15.03%) Linux
13 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (13.87%) SQL
14 24 (13.87%) REST
14 24 (13.87%) Git (software)
15 23 (13.29%) Ruby
15 23 (13.29%) Pair Programming
16 21 (12.14%) WebDriver
17 19 (10.98%) Data Management
17 19 (10.98%) Unix
17 19 (10.98%) OO
17 19 (10.98%) Relational Database
18 18 (10.40%) Mentoring

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 8 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.31%) nginx
4 3 (1.73%) Jetty
4 3 (1.73%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.16%) Apache
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.16%) CMS
5 2 (1.16%) Moodle
6 1 (0.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) GitHub
2 6 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.76%) MongoDB
2 19 (10.98%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.25%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.36%) MySQL
5 9 (5.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.20%) Neo4j
6 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.89%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.73%) Big Data
10 2 (1.16%) Redis
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (21.97%) Selenium
2 34 (19.65%) Cucumber
3 24 (13.87%) Git (software)
4 21 (12.14%) WebDriver
5 15 (8.67%) Maven
6 14 (8.09%) Jenkins
7 13 (7.51%) JIRA
8 12 (6.94%) JUnit
9 10 (5.78%) Mockito
10 8 (4.62%) Subversion
11 7 (4.05%) Xcode
12 6 (3.47%) Gradle
13 5 (2.89%) SoapUI
14 4 (2.31%) Jasmine
15 3 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (1.73%) git-flow
15 3 (1.73%) SpecFlow
15 3 (1.73%) Travis CI
15 3 (1.73%) Vagrant
15 3 (1.73%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (4.05%) Finance
2 3 (1.73%) Games
2 3 (1.73%) Online Betting
2 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (65.32%) Developer
2 65 (37.57%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.45%) Agile Developer
4 24 (13.87%) Senior Developer
5 22 (12.72%) Agile Java Developer
6 15 (8.67%) Analyst
6 15 (8.67%) Java Engineer
6 15 (8.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (8.09%) Tester
8 13 (7.51%) Digital Developer
9 12 (6.94%) Test Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) Ruby Developer
10 10 (5.78%) Software Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Test Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Automation Tester
12 8 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (4.05%) .NET Developer
13 7 (4.05%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.90%) HTML
2 35 (20.23%) CSS
3 33 (19.08%) Spring
4 29 (16.76%) Hibernate
5 24 (13.87%) REST
6 18 (10.40%) CSS3
6 18 (10.40%) HTML5
7 17 (9.83%) React
8 16 (9.25%) AngularJS
8 16 (9.25%) RESTful
9 15 (8.67%) Node.js
10 13 (7.51%) .NET
11 12 (6.94%) Dropwizard
11 12 (6.94%) J2EE
12 11 (6.36%) Web Services
13 10 (5.78%) JAX-RS
14 9 (5.20%) Grails
14 9 (5.20%) XML
15 8 (4.62%) Backbone.js
15 8 (4.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.05%) User Experience
3 6 (3.47%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.47%) iPad
3 6 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.89%) iPhone
5 4 (2.31%) Wiki
6 2 (1.16%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.03%) Linux
2 19 (10.98%) Unix
3 12 (6.94%) Mac OS X
4 9 (5.20%) Windows
5 7 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.31%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (86.13%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (83.82%) TDD
3 74 (42.77%) Scrum
4 62 (35.84%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (20.23%) Kanban
6 34 (19.65%) Unit Testing
7 33 (19.08%) Software Engineering
8 30 (17.34%) Regression Testing
9 23 (13.29%) Pair Programming
10 19 (10.98%) Data Management
10 19 (10.98%) OO
11 18 (10.40%) Mentoring
12 16 (9.25%) Automated Testing
12 16 (9.25%) SDLC
13 15 (8.67%) Open Source
14 14 (8.09%) Automation Testing
14 14 (8.09%) Coaching
14 14 (8.09%) Test Automation
15 13 (7.51%) Test Scripting
16 10 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 108 (62.43%) Java
2 62 (35.84%) JavaScript
3 24 (13.87%) SQL
4 23 (13.29%) Ruby
5 17 (9.83%) C#
6 14 (8.09%) Scala
7 7 (4.05%) Groovy
7 7 (4.05%) Objective-C
7 7 (4.05%) Python
8 6 (3.47%) PHP
9 5 (2.89%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.89%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.58%) C
12 1 (0.58%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (4.05%) ISEB
1 7 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.89%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.31%) Degree
4 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.36%) QA
2 7 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) Puppet
2 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.58%) Grafana
3 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) Kibana
3 1 (0.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (5.20%) Oracle
2 4 (2.31%) VMware
3 3 (1.73%) Cisco
3 3 (1.73%) EMC
3 3 (1.73%) F5
3 3 (1.73%) NetApp
4 1 (0.58%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.58%) Apple
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.58%) Splunk
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