The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 24 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 1.75% 3.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
BDD
North 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 York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 78 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 70.18% 80.41% 67.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 23
Average daily rate £375 £335 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in York

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the York region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in York

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB