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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 43 69 85
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +16
Contract jobs citing BDD 61 52 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.98% 2.38% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.77% 2.81% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 16
Median daily rate £423 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
1278 1850 1432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.47% 84.55% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 1227 945
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 53 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £11.67 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £45.40 £32.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +24 55 £450 +28.57% 21
Halifax - 3 £325 - 3
Bradford +15 2 £400 -11.05%
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 120 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (82.61%) TDD
3 97 (70.29%) Java
4 65 (47.10%) Scrum
5 50 (36.23%) JavaScript
6 44 (31.88%) Kanban
7 42 (30.43%) Selenium
8 40 (28.99%) HTML
9 39 (28.26%) Jenkins
10 36 (26.09%) Scala
11 35 (25.36%) Spring
12 34 (24.64%) RESTful
12 34 (24.64%) Cucumber
13 31 (22.46%) Microservices
14 30 (21.74%) Ruby
15 27 (19.57%) JIRA
15 27 (19.57%) CSS
16 23 (16.67%) MongoDB
16 23 (16.67%) Node.js
17 22 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (15.22%) NoSQL
18 21 (15.22%) Test Automation
18 21 (15.22%) Git (software)
19 20 (14.49%) Open Source
19 20 (14.49%) Unit Testing
20 19 (13.77%) Automated Testing
20 19 (13.77%) Software Engineering
20 19 (13.77%) Linux
21 18 (13.04%) Python
21 18 (13.04%) AngularJS

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 16 (11.59%) Confluence
2 4 (2.90%) Apache
2 4 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.17%) Mule
3 3 (2.17%) nginx
3 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.45%) Jetty
4 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.72%) CICS
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) JBoss
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.72%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.72%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.07%) GitHub
3 6 (4.35%) IaaS
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.62%) CloudBees
5 4 (2.90%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.90%) PaaS
6 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.45%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) Internet
2 2 (1.45%) DNS
2 2 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 21 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 14 (10.14%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.90%) MySQL
6 2 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.45%) HBase
6 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.45%) Redis
6 2 (1.45%) Riak
7 1 (0.72%) DB2
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (30.43%) Selenium
2 39 (28.26%) Jenkins
3 34 (24.64%) Cucumber
4 27 (19.57%) JIRA
5 21 (15.22%) Git (software)
6 17 (12.32%) WebDriver
7 12 (8.70%) SoapUI
8 11 (7.97%) Maven
9 10 (7.25%) Hudson
10 8 (5.80%) JUnit
11 6 (4.35%) Mockito
11 6 (4.35%) SonarQube
12 5 (3.62%) Gradle
12 5 (3.62%) IntelliJ
12 5 (3.62%) Vagrant
13 4 (2.90%) Eclipse
13 4 (2.90%) JBehave
13 4 (2.90%) JMeter
14 3 (2.17%) NetBeans
14 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (7.25%) Finance
2 3 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (0.72%) Advertising
3 1 (0.72%) Banking
3 1 (0.72%) Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (55.80%) Developer
2 40 (28.99%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.32%) Automation Tester
3 17 (12.32%) Tester
4 14 (10.14%) Scala Developer
5 13 (9.42%) Agile Developer
5 13 (9.42%) Agile Java Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Test Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Java Scala Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Ruby Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 10 (7.25%) Selenium Tester
9 8 (5.80%) Architect
9 8 (5.80%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Test Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Java Automation Tester
10 7 (5.07%) Technical Leader
11 6 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.99%) HTML
2 35 (25.36%) Spring
3 34 (24.64%) RESTful
4 27 (19.57%) CSS
5 23 (16.67%) Node.js
6 18 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 17 (12.32%) HTML5
8 16 (11.59%) JSON
8 16 (11.59%) Web Services
9 15 (10.87%) Play Framework
10 13 (9.42%) REST
11 12 (8.70%) .NET
11 12 (8.70%) Gherkin
11 12 (8.70%) Grails
12 11 (7.97%) Hibernate
12 11 (7.97%) jQuery
13 10 (7.25%) Backbone.js
13 10 (7.25%) Django
13 10 (7.25%) SOAP
14 9 (6.52%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Social Media
1 10 (7.25%) Tandem
2 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.80%) User Experience
4 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.45%) iPad
6 2 (1.45%) iPhone
6 2 (1.45%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Animation
7 1 (0.72%) DataPower
7 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.72%) IPTV
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.77%) Linux
2 7 (5.07%) Unix
3 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.90%) Android
4 4 (2.90%) Windows
5 2 (1.45%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.45%) zOS
6 1 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (82.61%) TDD
3 65 (47.10%) Scrum
4 44 (31.88%) Kanban
5 31 (22.46%) Microservices
6 22 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (15.22%) Test Automation
8 20 (14.49%) Open Source
8 20 (14.49%) Unit Testing
9 19 (13.77%) Automated Testing
9 19 (13.77%) Software Engineering
10 17 (12.32%) Test Scripting
11 15 (10.87%) DevOps
12 14 (10.14%) SDLC
13 13 (9.42%) Mentoring
13 13 (9.42%) Pair Programming
14 11 (7.97%) E-Commerce
14 11 (7.97%) OO
15 10 (7.25%) MVC
15 10 (7.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 97 (70.29%) Java
2 50 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 36 (26.09%) Scala
4 30 (21.74%) Ruby
5 18 (13.04%) Python
6 16 (11.59%) C#
7 14 (10.14%) Groovy
8 13 (9.42%) SQL
9 5 (3.62%) PHP
10 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.17%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.45%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.45%) Korn
12 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.72%) C++
13 1 (0.72%) Clojure
13 1 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) ISEB
2 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.45%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) QA
2 4 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.45%) FATCA
4 1 (0.72%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) Docker
2 4 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) HDFS
3 2 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (10.87%) Puppet
2 14 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.45%) Ansible
3 2 (1.45%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.45%) Nagios
3 2 (1.45%) Salt
3 2 (1.45%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.72%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.72%) Grafana
4 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.72%) Kibana
4 1 (0.72%) logstash
4 1 (0.72%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 7 (5.07%) MuleSoft
2 5 (3.62%) Splunk
3 4 (2.90%) IBM
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle
3 4 (2.90%) VMware
4 3 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.45%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco
5 2 (1.45%) EMC
5 2 (1.45%) F5
5 2 (1.45%) Google
5 2 (1.45%) HP
5 2 (1.45%) Kony
5 2 (1.45%) NetApp
5 2 (1.45%) New Relic
5 2 (1.45%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.45%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.45%) Solace
5 2 (1.45%) Temenos
6 1 (0.72%) AppDynamics
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