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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 2.30% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
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
80 86 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 91.95% 80.37% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 59 78
Average daily rate £300 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +117.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £38.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Toad
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
6 1 (14.29%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 1 (14.29%) REST

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB