The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 27 18
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York - 2.17% 8.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.63% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +69.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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
96 114 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 89.72% 82.61% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 75 48
Median daily rate £375 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £38.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.73% +204.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of contract jobs across the York region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the York region with a requirement for BDD.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories