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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 73 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing BDD 42 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.95% 1.87% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.34% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 22
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£335 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.15%
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
1770 1366 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.36% 79.98% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 892 624
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 -15 39 £335 +5.51% 25
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 74 (77.89%) Agile Software Development
1 74 (77.89%) TDD
2 47 (49.47%) Java
3 41 (43.16%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (42.11%) SQL
5 32 (33.68%) QA
6 31 (32.63%) Web Services
7 27 (28.42%) Open Source
8 25 (26.32%) Test Automation
9 24 (25.26%) MongoDB
9 24 (25.26%) XML
10 23 (24.21%) RESTful
11 22 (23.16%) NoSQL
11 22 (23.16%) Scrum
12 21 (22.11%) HTML
12 21 (22.11%) Selenium
13 19 (20.00%) .NET
14 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
14 17 (17.89%) Cucumber
15 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
16 15 (15.79%) REST
17 14 (14.74%) Project Management
18 13 (13.68%) CSS
18 13 (13.68%) NUnit
18 13 (13.68%) Automated Testing
18 13 (13.68%) Ruby
19 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
20 11 (11.58%) SpecFlow
20 11 (11.58%) Software Delivery
20 11 (11.58%) C#

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (4.21%) Node.js
2 2 (2.11%) JBoss
2 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) MongoDB
2 22 (23.16%) NoSQL
3 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.47%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
8 5 (5.26%) MySQL
9 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.21%) Neo4j
10 2 (2.11%) Redis
11 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.05%) Big Data
11 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.05%) DB2
11 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Selenium
2 17 (17.89%) Cucumber
3 13 (13.68%) NUnit
4 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.58%) SpecFlow
6 10 (10.53%) Subversion
6 10 (10.53%) HP UFT
7 9 (9.47%) WATIR
7 9 (9.47%) Sahi
8 7 (7.37%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.21%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.21%) Toad
10 3 (3.16%) PHPUnit
11 2 (2.11%) Maven
12 1 (1.05%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (1.05%) Mockito
12 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Back Office
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (44.21%) Developer
2 31 (32.63%) Analyst
3 21 (22.11%) Java Developer
4 16 (16.84%) Test Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Tester
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.21%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.16%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.16%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.63%) Web Services
2 24 (25.26%) XML
3 23 (24.21%) RESTful
4 21 (22.11%) HTML
5 19 (20.00%) .NET
6 15 (15.79%) REST
7 13 (13.68%) CSS
8 7 (7.37%) Spring
9 6 (6.32%) JAX-RS
9 6 (6.32%) Gherkin
10 5 (5.26%) Sass
10 5 (5.26%) jQuery
10 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.16%) J2EE
11 3 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.16%) LAMP
11 3 (3.16%) Doctrine
11 3 (3.16%) Mustache
11 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) User Experience
4 3 (3.16%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.05%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Linux
1 10 (10.53%) UNIX
2 9 (9.47%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.11%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (77.89%) Agile Software Development
1 74 (77.89%) TDD
2 41 (43.16%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (28.42%) Open Source
4 25 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 22 (23.16%) Scrum
6 14 (14.74%) Project Management
7 13 (13.68%) Automated Testing
8 11 (11.58%) Web Design
8 11 (11.58%) Software Delivery
9 10 (10.53%) MVC
9 10 (10.53%) Kanban
10 9 (9.47%) Product Management
10 9 (9.47%) Web Development
10 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.47%) SDLC
11 8 (8.42%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (8.42%) Agile Project Management
11 8 (8.42%) Automation Testing
11 8 (8.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 47 (49.47%) Java
2 40 (42.11%) SQL
3 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.68%) Ruby
5 11 (11.58%) C#
6 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.37%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.26%) PHP
9 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.16%) Scala
11 1 (1.05%) Clojure
11 1 (1.05%) Python
11 1 (1.05%) XPath
11 1 (1.05%) PHP5
11 1 (1.05%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) ISEB
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (33.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Salt
2 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle
2 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.11%) Zend
4 1 (1.05%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.05%) IBM
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) Nokia
4 1 (1.05%) Google
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