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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 51 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing BDD 78 69 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.93% 3.05% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 3.68% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 16
Median daily rate £428 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £460 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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
1701 1874 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.65% 82.77% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1332 852
Median daily rate £420 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 26
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.30 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% +5.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 71 £435 +7.40% 15
Bradford - 4 £375 -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 158 (84.95%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (84.41%) TDD
3 121 (65.05%) Java
4 73 (39.25%) JavaScript
5 71 (38.17%) Scrum
6 61 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (28.49%) HTML
8 40 (21.51%) CSS
8 40 (21.51%) Selenium
9 39 (20.97%) Kanban
9 39 (20.97%) Cucumber
10 37 (19.89%) Unit Testing
11 36 (19.35%) Software Engineering
12 32 (17.20%) MongoDB
13 31 (16.67%) Spring
14 30 (16.13%) Ruby
15 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
16 28 (15.05%) RESTful
16 28 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (14.52%) Jenkins
17 27 (14.52%) Node.js
17 27 (14.52%) Regression Testing
18 25 (13.44%) Linux
18 25 (13.44%) WebDriver
19 24 (12.90%) Open Source
20 23 (12.37%) REST
20 23 (12.37%) Scala
20 23 (12.37%) AngularJS
21 22 (11.83%) Mentoring
21 22 (11.83%) OO

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%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.23%) Confluence
2 6 (3.23%) nginx
3 5 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.69%) Jetty
4 3 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.61%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.08%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
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 9 (4.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.20%) MongoDB
2 19 (10.22%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.14%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (3.76%) Neo4j
5 6 (3.23%) MySQL
6 5 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.61%) Big Data
7 3 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.61%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (21.51%) Selenium
2 39 (20.97%) Cucumber
3 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
4 27 (14.52%) Jenkins
5 25 (13.44%) WebDriver
6 18 (9.68%) JIRA
7 12 (6.45%) Maven
8 11 (5.91%) Mockito
9 10 (5.38%) JUnit
10 9 (4.84%) Gradle
10 9 (4.84%) SoapUI
10 9 (4.84%) Xcode
11 8 (4.30%) Subversion
12 7 (3.76%) Hudson
13 5 (2.69%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.69%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.69%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.69%) Travis CI
14 4 (2.15%) Ant
14 4 (2.15%) DbUnit
General
1 12 (6.45%) Finance
2 5 (2.69%) Games
3 3 (1.61%) Online Betting
3 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.08%) Advertising
4 2 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (66.13%) Developer
2 68 (36.56%) Java Developer
3 26 (13.98%) Agile Developer
4 24 (12.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 22 (11.83%) Senior Developer
6 21 (11.29%) Analyst
7 18 (9.68%) Test Analyst
8 15 (8.06%) Ruby Developer
9 13 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (6.99%) Tester
10 12 (6.45%) Digital Developer
11 11 (5.91%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (5.91%) Scala Developer
11 11 (5.91%) Software Engineer
12 10 (5.38%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (5.38%) Automation Tester
12 10 (5.38%) Java Engineer
13 8 (4.30%) iOS Developer
13 8 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
13 8 (4.30%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (28.49%) HTML
2 40 (21.51%) CSS
3 31 (16.67%) Spring
4 28 (15.05%) RESTful
5 27 (14.52%) Node.js
6 23 (12.37%) AngularJS
6 23 (12.37%) REST
7 21 (11.29%) Hibernate
8 18 (9.68%) React
9 17 (9.14%) HTML5
10 15 (8.06%) Web Services
11 14 (7.53%) CSS3
11 14 (7.53%) Grails
12 13 (6.99%) Dropwizard
13 12 (6.45%) Backbone.js
14 10 (5.38%) .NET
14 10 (5.38%) Ember.js
14 10 (5.38%) JAX-RS
15 9 (4.84%) J2EE
15 9 (4.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.91%) User Experience
3 8 (4.30%) iPad
4 7 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.76%) iPhone
4 7 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.15%) Wiki
6 3 (1.61%) Social Media
6 3 (1.61%) Tandem
7 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.54%) IPTV
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
7 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.44%) Linux
2 17 (9.14%) Unix
3 9 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.84%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.23%) Windows
5 4 (2.15%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (84.95%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (84.41%) TDD
3 71 (38.17%) Scrum
4 61 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (20.97%) Kanban
6 37 (19.89%) Unit Testing
7 36 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 27 (14.52%) Regression Testing
9 24 (12.90%) Open Source
10 22 (11.83%) Data Management
10 22 (11.83%) Mentoring
10 22 (11.83%) OO
11 21 (11.29%) Pair Programming
12 19 (10.22%) Microservices
13 18 (9.68%) Automated Testing
13 18 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
13 18 (9.68%) Test Scripting
14 16 (8.60%) SDLC
15 15 (8.06%) Coaching
16 13 (6.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 121 (65.05%) Java
2 73 (39.25%) JavaScript
3 30 (16.13%) Ruby
4 23 (12.37%) Scala
5 20 (10.75%) C#
6 17 (9.14%) SQL
7 10 (5.38%) Groovy
7 10 (5.38%) Python
8 9 (4.84%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.23%) PHP
10 5 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.54%) C
13 1 (0.54%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.54%) Jython
13 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (8.06%) ISEB
2 10 (5.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.76%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.15%) Degree
6 3 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (4.30%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (8.06%) Puppet
2 8 (4.30%) 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%) VMware
2 5 (2.69%) Cisco
2 5 (2.69%) EMC
2 5 (2.69%) F5
2 5 (2.69%) NetApp
2 5 (2.69%) Oracle
3 3 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.08%) Splunk
5 1 (0.54%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.54%) Apple
5 1 (0.54%) MuleSoft
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago