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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 17 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 1.47% 1.75% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.38% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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
61 84 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 89.71% 73.68% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 59
Median daily rate £450 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 17 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

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 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB