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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing BDD 48 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.79% 1.15% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.51% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 2
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£375 £280 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% +9.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £403 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1414 1195 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.11% 76.60% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 741 522
Average daily rate £380 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £111.25 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +23 46 £375 +33.92% 15
Bradford - 1 £305 -
Huddersfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 50 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (79.03%) TDD
3 37 (59.68%) Java
4 21 (33.87%) HTML
5 19 (30.65%) Web Services
5 19 (30.65%) Open Source
6 18 (29.03%) REST
7 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (27.42%) SQL
8 16 (25.81%) MongoDB
9 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
9 15 (24.19%) XML
9 15 (24.19%) Web Design
9 15 (24.19%) Subversion
10 14 (22.58%) Linux
11 13 (20.97%) UNIX
11 13 (20.97%) Mac OS X
11 13 (20.97%) Project Management
11 13 (20.97%) QA
11 13 (20.97%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
12 12 (19.35%) HTTP
12 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
13 11 (17.74%) MVC
13 11 (17.74%) RESTful
13 11 (17.74%) Selenium
13 11 (17.74%) Ruby
13 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
14 10 (16.13%) User Stories
14 10 (16.13%) Web Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.29%) Node.js
2 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) MongoDB
2 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.06%) MySQL
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.84%) Redis
6 3 (4.84%) Riak
6 3 (4.84%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Subversion
1 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.74%) Selenium
3 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
4 8 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (11.29%) WATIR
5 7 (11.29%) Sahi
6 4 (6.45%) PHPUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (3.23%) Hudson
7 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.23%) NUnit
7 2 (3.23%) JUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.61%) Maven
8 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Java Developer
3 21 (33.87%) Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Business Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (6.45%) PHP Zend Developer
7 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Functional Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) HTML
2 19 (30.65%) Web Services
3 18 (29.03%) REST
4 15 (24.19%) XML
5 11 (17.74%) RESTful
6 9 (14.52%) .NET
6 9 (14.52%) CSS
7 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
7 8 (12.90%) Spring
8 5 (8.06%) J2EE
8 5 (8.06%) LAMP
8 5 (8.06%) Doctrine
9 4 (6.45%) JAX-RS
9 4 (6.45%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (6.45%) jQuery
10 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
10 3 (4.84%) Sass
10 3 (4.84%) Mustache
11 2 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Open Source
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Mac OS X
2 13 (20.97%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (79.03%) TDD
3 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (24.19%) Web Design
5 13 (20.97%) Project Management
5 13 (20.97%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 11 (17.74%) MVC
8 10 (16.13%) Web Development
8 10 (16.13%) User Stories
9 8 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
9 8 (12.90%) Automated Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.29%) Scrum
10 7 (11.29%) OOP
10 7 (11.29%) Kanban
11 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.68%) Pair Programming
11 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
12 5 (8.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.74%) Ruby
5 8 (12.90%) PHP
6 5 (8.06%) Python
6 5 (8.06%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) VCP4
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
1 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.84%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle
1 5 (8.06%) Zend
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) HP
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