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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 1.69% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
102 124 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 86.44% 78.98% 77.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 77 22
Average daily rate £375 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+266.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) JSF
4 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Flex
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Spring Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
6 2 (22.22%) Hudson
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Android

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Hudson
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) JSF
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Flex
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA