The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 57 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing BDD 98 78 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.34% 2.63% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 3.18% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 58 37
Median daily rate £425 £395 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +33.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £346
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 £45.25 - -
BDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2399 2451 1907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.85% 82.61% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1603 1258
Median daily rate £425 £368 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 46
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £9.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Yorkshire region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +15 74 £450 +15.38% 30
South Yorkshire +6 20 £363 +3.57% 1
North Yorkshire -4 1 - - 3
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 155 (87.57%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (80.23%) TDD
3 109 (61.58%) Java
4 89 (50.28%) Scrum
5 58 (32.77%) HTML
6 50 (28.25%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (27.68%) JavaScript
8 42 (23.73%) Selenium
9 39 (22.03%) Spring
10 38 (21.47%) Kanban
11 37 (20.90%) CSS
12 34 (19.21%) Linux
12 34 (19.21%) Hibernate
13 33 (18.64%) MongoDB
14 29 (16.38%) Cucumber
15 28 (15.82%) REST
16 27 (15.25%) Unit Testing
16 27 (15.25%) Regression Testing
17 26 (14.69%) SQL
18 25 (14.12%) Ruby
18 25 (14.12%) WebDriver
19 24 (13.56%) Software Engineering
20 22 (12.43%) Unix
21 21 (11.86%) Mac OS X
21 21 (11.86%) Git (software)
21 21 (11.86%) HTML5
22 20 (11.30%) CSS3
22 20 (11.30%) Scala
22 20 (11.30%) Web Development
22 20 (11.30%) Analytical Skills

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 10 (5.65%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.95%) Node.js
3 5 (2.82%) Apache
4 4 (2.26%) JBoss
5 3 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.69%) CMS
6 2 (1.13%) Confluence
6 2 (1.13%) Moodle
6 2 (1.13%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.56%) Jetty
7 1 (0.56%) Liferay
7 1 (0.56%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.69%) Heroku
3 2 (1.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.34%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.64%) MongoDB
2 19 (10.73%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.17%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.47%) MySQL
5 11 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (5.08%) Neo4j
6 9 (5.08%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.95%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.69%) Jackrabbit
10 3 (1.69%) Redis
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (23.73%) Selenium
2 29 (16.38%) Cucumber
3 25 (14.12%) WebDriver
4 21 (11.86%) Git (software)
5 19 (10.73%) JIRA
6 18 (10.17%) Maven
7 13 (7.34%) Mockito
8 12 (6.78%) JUnit
9 11 (6.21%) Subversion
10 7 (3.95%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.39%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.26%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.69%) Gradle
13 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.13%) git-flow
14 2 (1.13%) Liquibase
14 2 (1.13%) VersionOne
14 2 (1.13%) Xcode
14 2 (1.13%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (7.91%) Finance
2 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.13%) Games
3 2 (1.13%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.13%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 105 (59.32%) Developer
2 66 (37.29%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.43%) Agile Developer
4 19 (10.73%) Agile Java Developer
4 19 (10.73%) Senior Developer
5 18 (10.17%) Analyst
5 18 (10.17%) Tester
6 14 (7.91%) Test Analyst
7 13 (7.34%) Java Engineer
7 13 (7.34%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (6.78%) Digital Developer
8 12 (6.78%) Test Engineer
9 10 (5.65%) Automation Tester
10 9 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.52%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Senior Java Engineer
13 6 (3.39%) Agile Test Analyst
13 6 (3.39%) Automation Test Analyst
13 6 (3.39%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (32.77%) HTML
2 39 (22.03%) Spring
3 37 (20.90%) CSS
4 34 (19.21%) Hibernate
5 28 (15.82%) REST
6 21 (11.86%) HTML5
7 20 (11.30%) CSS3
8 16 (9.04%) JSON
9 14 (7.91%) J2EE
9 14 (7.91%) Web Services
10 13 (7.34%) .NET
11 12 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (6.21%) RESTful
12 11 (6.21%) SOAP
13 10 (5.65%) AngularJS
13 10 (5.65%) XML
14 9 (5.08%) JAX-RS
15 8 (4.52%) JSP
16 7 (3.95%) React
17 6 (3.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.82%) User Experience
4 4 (2.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.26%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.26%) Wiki
5 3 (1.69%) iPad
5 3 (1.69%) NHS
6 2 (1.13%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.13%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.13%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) RIA
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.21%) Linux
2 22 (12.43%) Unix
3 21 (11.86%) Mac OS X
4 12 (6.78%) Windows
5 6 (3.39%) Android
5 6 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (87.57%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (80.23%) TDD
3 89 (50.28%) Scrum
4 50 (28.25%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (21.47%) Kanban
6 27 (15.25%) Regression Testing
6 27 (15.25%) Unit Testing
7 24 (13.56%) Software Engineering
8 20 (11.30%) Web Development
9 17 (9.60%) Data Management
9 17 (9.60%) SDLC
10 16 (9.04%) Pair Programming
11 15 (8.47%) Automated Testing
11 15 (8.47%) Mentoring
11 15 (8.47%) MVC
11 15 (8.47%) Test Automation
11 15 (8.47%) Test Scripting
12 14 (7.91%) Automation Testing
12 14 (7.91%) Coaching
12 14 (7.91%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 109 (61.58%) Java
2 49 (27.68%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.69%) SQL
4 25 (14.12%) Ruby
5 20 (11.30%) Scala
6 15 (8.47%) C#
7 13 (7.34%) PHP
8 7 (3.95%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.95%) Python
9 5 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.26%) Clojure
10 4 (2.26%) Groovy
10 4 (2.26%) Perl
11 2 (1.13%) Jython
11 2 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (6.21%) ISEB
2 10 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.52%) Degree
4 7 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.26%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.47%) QA
2 9 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (4.52%) Oracle
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.56%) HP
3 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.56%) Siebel
3 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.56%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £221 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago