The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the York region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 6.25% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
50 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 78.13% 73.75% 58.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 22
Average daily rate £320 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BDD
North Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Spring MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Apache Flex
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (90.00%) Spring Integration
2 9 (90.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Maven
5 3 (30.00%) Hudson
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Android Development
6 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
7 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (10.00%) CQRS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
1 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) Hudson
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
1 9 (90.00%) Spring MVC
1 9 (90.00%) Apache Flex
1 9 (90.00%) Spring Integration
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) Ajax
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Open Source
1 9 (90.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (10.00%) CQRS
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA