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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing BDD 67 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.00% 1.31% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 1.65% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 30
Average daily rate
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£405 £333 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.80% +20.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £388 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -
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
1796 1333 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.50% 79.20% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 841 654
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 47
Average hourly rate £15.30 £14.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% -53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £8.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 August 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 August 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 +17 65 £410 +23.30% 8
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 98 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (81.36%) TDD
3 72 (61.02%) Java
4 48 (40.68%) HTML
5 42 (35.59%) SQL
6 40 (33.90%) MongoDB
7 33 (27.97%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (27.97%) Linux
8 30 (25.42%) Mac OS X
8 30 (25.42%) RESTful
8 30 (25.42%) REST
9 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
10 26 (22.03%) UNIX
10 26 (22.03%) Web Design
10 26 (22.03%) Scrum
11 25 (21.19%) QA
12 24 (20.34%) Responsive Web Design
12 24 (20.34%) HTTP
12 24 (20.34%) Web Services
12 24 (20.34%) Subversion
13 22 (18.64%) Web Development
13 22 (18.64%) CSS
13 22 (18.64%) Relational Database
14 21 (17.80%) NoSQL
14 21 (17.80%) JavaScript
15 20 (16.95%) Open Source
15 20 (16.95%) Cucumber
16 19 (16.10%) Oracle
17 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
18 17 (14.41%) .NET

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (6.78%) Node.js
2 2 (1.69%) JBoss
2 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.90%) MongoDB
2 22 (18.64%) Relational Database
3 21 (17.80%) NoSQL
4 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
5 13 (11.02%) Neo4j
5 13 (11.02%) MySQL
6 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.69%) Redis
11 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.85%) Big Data
11 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.85%) DB2
11 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
2 24 (20.34%) Subversion
3 20 (16.95%) Cucumber
4 17 (14.41%) Selenium
5 13 (11.02%) NUnit
6 11 (9.32%) Maven
6 11 (9.32%) SpecFlow
7 10 (8.47%) Mockito
8 7 (5.93%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.24%) HP UFT
10 4 (3.39%) WATIR
10 4 (3.39%) Toad
10 4 (3.39%) Sahi
10 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.85%) Capybara
11 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.85%) Calabash
11 1 (0.85%) Appium
General
1 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 2 (1.69%) Back Office
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (59.32%) Developer
2 47 (39.83%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.19%) Analyst
4 12 (10.17%) Test Analyst
4 12 (10.17%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.24%) Tester
5 5 (4.24%) Senior Developer
6 4 (3.39%) Test Engineer
6 4 (3.39%) Database Developer
6 4 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (3.39%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (3.39%) QA Analyst
7 3 (2.54%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Developer
7 3 (2.54%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (2.54%) Architect
7 3 (2.54%) Android Developer
7 3 (2.54%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.68%) HTML
2 30 (25.42%) RESTful
2 30 (25.42%) REST
3 24 (20.34%) Web Services
4 22 (18.64%) CSS
5 17 (14.41%) .NET
5 17 (14.41%) JAX-RS
6 15 (12.71%) XML
7 10 (8.47%) XHTML
7 10 (8.47%) Hibernate
8 9 (7.63%) Java EE
9 8 (6.78%) Spring
9 8 (6.78%) JSP
9 8 (6.78%) Servlets
10 6 (5.08%) J2EE
10 6 (5.08%) jQuery
10 6 (5.08%) Gherkin
11 4 (3.39%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.39%) HTML5
12 3 (2.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.08%) User Experience
4 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.54%) NHS
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Blog
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.97%) Linux
2 30 (25.42%) Mac OS X
3 26 (22.03%) UNIX
4 4 (3.39%) Android
5 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (81.36%) TDD
3 33 (27.97%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (22.03%) Web Design
4 26 (22.03%) Scrum
5 24 (20.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (18.64%) Web Development
7 20 (16.95%) Open Source
8 17 (14.41%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.32%) Software Delivery
9 11 (9.32%) SDLC
9 11 (9.32%) Project Management
10 10 (8.47%) Kanban
11 9 (7.63%) Product Management
11 9 (7.63%) OO
11 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.63%) Automated Testing
12 8 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.78%) MVC
12 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 72 (61.02%) Java
2 42 (35.59%) SQL
3 21 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) C#
5 10 (8.47%) Ruby
6 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.93%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.24%) Scala
9 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.54%) PHP
11 2 (1.69%) C++
11 2 (1.69%) Python
12 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.85%) VB
12 1 (0.85%) FQL
12 1 (0.85%) Clojure
12 1 (0.85%) XPath
12 1 (0.85%) PHP5
12 1 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) ISEB
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Salt
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Oracle
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.85%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) Nokia
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
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