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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 27 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 2.38% 4.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 6.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
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
96 98 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 76.19% 75.97% 65.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 74 23
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £12.21 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 April 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%) 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
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
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%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
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%) DevOps
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
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
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
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB