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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 65 57 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing BDD 59 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.73% 2.81% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.43% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 71 36
Median daily rate £425 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
1795 2330 1970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.95% 81.75% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1513 1368
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +10 46 £413 +13.01% 23
South Yorkshire -11 15 £450 +12.50% 8
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 137 (84.05%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (82.21%) TDD
3 124 (76.07%) Java
4 76 (46.63%) Scrum
5 55 (33.74%) Scala
6 52 (31.90%) Selenium
7 51 (31.29%) JavaScript
8 50 (30.67%) Spring
9 47 (28.83%) RESTful
9 47 (28.83%) Jenkins
10 44 (26.99%) Microservices
11 41 (25.15%) Cucumber
11 41 (25.15%) HTML
12 40 (24.54%) Kanban
13 38 (23.31%) Web Services
14 32 (19.63%) Git (software)
15 30 (18.40%) MongoDB
16 29 (17.79%) REST
17 28 (17.18%) Test Automation
18 27 (16.56%) Open Source
18 27 (16.56%) NoSQL
19 26 (15.95%) Docker
20 25 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (15.34%) Ruby
21 24 (14.72%) CSS
21 24 (14.72%) Python
21 24 (14.72%) JIRA
21 24 (14.72%) DevOps
22 23 (14.11%) HTML5
22 23 (14.11%) Linux

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 16 (9.82%) Confluence
2 11 (6.75%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.68%) Apache
4 5 (3.07%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.07%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.84%) Mule
6 2 (1.23%) Jetty
7 1 (0.61%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.61%) CICS
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.61%) JBoss
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.61%) SAP hybris
1 1 (0.61%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.61%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.13%) GitHub
3 8 (4.91%) IaaS
4 5 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.07%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (2.45%) CloudBees
5 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.84%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.84%) PaaS
7 2 (1.23%) Force.com
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) Internet
2 5 (3.07%) DNS
2 5 (3.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.40%) MongoDB
2 27 (16.56%) NoSQL
3 20 (12.27%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.13%) MySQL
5 8 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.68%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.07%) HBase
7 5 (3.07%) Redis
8 4 (2.45%) Riak
9 2 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.23%) Big Data
9 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.61%) DB2
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (31.90%) Selenium
2 47 (28.83%) Jenkins
3 41 (25.15%) Cucumber
4 32 (19.63%) Git (software)
5 24 (14.72%) JIRA
6 20 (12.27%) WebDriver
7 17 (10.43%) Maven
8 16 (9.82%) Mockito
9 13 (7.98%) jMock
10 11 (6.75%) Hudson
10 11 (6.75%) JUnit
10 11 (6.75%) Spock
11 10 (6.13%) SoapUI
12 9 (5.52%) EasyMock
12 9 (5.52%) Gradle
13 7 (4.29%) SonarQube
13 7 (4.29%) Vagrant
14 5 (3.07%) Grunt
15 4 (2.45%) DbUnit
15 4 (2.45%) JBehave
General
1 8 (4.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (0.61%) Games
3 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (59.51%) Developer
2 65 (39.88%) Java Developer
3 25 (15.34%) Automation Tester
3 25 (15.34%) Tester
4 21 (12.88%) Agile Developer
4 21 (12.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 16 (9.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 16 (9.82%) Selenium Tester
6 13 (7.98%) Java Automation Tester
6 13 (7.98%) Scala Developer
7 10 (6.13%) Java Scala Developer
7 10 (6.13%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) Technical Leader
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Architect
10 7 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.07%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (30.67%) Spring
2 47 (28.83%) RESTful
3 41 (25.15%) HTML
4 38 (23.31%) Web Services
5 29 (17.79%) REST
6 24 (14.72%) CSS
7 23 (14.11%) HTML5
8 22 (13.50%) Spring Boot
9 19 (11.66%) AngularJS
10 18 (11.04%) JSON
11 17 (10.43%) Gherkin
11 17 (10.43%) Node.js
12 15 (9.20%) SOAP
13 14 (8.59%) XML
14 13 (7.98%) Hibernate
14 13 (7.98%) Play Framework
15 11 (6.75%) CSS3
15 11 (6.75%) jQuery
16 10 (6.13%) Django
17 8 (4.91%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.13%) Social Media
1 10 (6.13%) Tandem
2 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.68%) User Experience
4 5 (3.07%) Replication
5 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.84%) Fintech
5 3 (1.84%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Animation
7 1 (0.61%) DataPower
7 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) IPTV
7 1 (0.61%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.11%) Linux
2 7 (4.29%) Unix
3 6 (3.68%) CoreOS
4 4 (2.45%) Android
4 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.84%) Windows
6 2 (1.23%) zOS
7 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (84.05%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (82.21%) TDD
3 76 (46.63%) Scrum
4 44 (26.99%) Microservices
5 40 (24.54%) Kanban
6 28 (17.18%) Test Automation
7 27 (16.56%) Open Source
8 25 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (14.72%) DevOps
10 18 (11.04%) Software Engineering
11 17 (10.43%) Pair Programming
12 16 (9.82%) Automated Testing
12 16 (9.82%) Mentoring
12 16 (9.82%) Test Scripting
12 16 (9.82%) Unit Testing
13 15 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (9.20%) User Stories
14 14 (8.59%) MVC
15 13 (7.98%) SDLC
16 12 (7.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 124 (76.07%) Java
2 55 (33.74%) Scala
3 51 (31.29%) JavaScript
4 25 (15.34%) Ruby
5 24 (14.72%) Python
6 18 (11.04%) Groovy
7 14 (8.59%) C#
8 13 (7.98%) Clojure
9 12 (7.36%) PHP
9 12 (7.36%) SQL
10 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.84%) Go
11 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.23%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.23%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.23%) C++
12 2 (1.23%) Korn
12 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.23%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.07%) ISEB
4 3 (1.84%) Degree
4 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.59%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.23%) FATCA
3 1 (0.61%) SDET
System Software
1 26 (15.95%) Docker
2 7 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.07%) HDFS
3 5 (3.07%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (11.04%) Puppet
2 17 (10.43%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.52%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.68%) Ansible
5 5 (3.07%) Nagios
5 5 (3.07%) Salt
5 5 (3.07%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.23%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.61%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.61%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 7 (4.29%) Oracle
1 7 (4.29%) Splunk
1 7 (4.29%) VMware
2 6 (3.68%) MuleSoft
3 5 (3.07%) Google
3 5 (3.07%) New Relic
3 5 (3.07%) Rackspace
3 5 (3.07%) SaltStack
4 4 (2.45%) IBM
5 2 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.23%) HP
5 2 (1.23%) Kony
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.23%) Solace
5 2 (1.23%) Temenos
6 1 (0.61%) F5
6 1 (0.61%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.61%) NetApp
6 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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