The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 64 78 98
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Contract jobs citing BDD 75 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.67% 1.88% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.34% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 11
Average daily rate £394 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
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
2258 2048 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.27% 80.35% 75.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1501 1387 1027
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +10 52 £425 +17.24% 23
South Yorkshire +3 20 £325 - 7
North Yorkshire +1 1 £250 -27.27% 7
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 168 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (90.22%) TDD
3 93 (50.54%) Java
4 69 (37.50%) HTML
4 69 (37.50%) Scrum
5 55 (29.89%) CSS
6 53 (28.80%) JavaScript
7 51 (27.72%) SQL
8 45 (24.46%) Linux
9 40 (21.74%) Web Services
10 39 (21.20%) MongoDB
11 35 (19.02%) Open Source
12 34 (18.48%) HTML5
13 33 (17.93%) Spring
14 32 (17.39%) REST
15 31 (16.85%) Hibernate
15 31 (16.85%) Unix
16 30 (16.30%) Mac OS X
16 30 (16.30%) CSS3
17 29 (15.76%) Selenium
17 29 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (15.22%) Web Development
18 28 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (14.67%) Kanban
19 27 (14.67%) Node.js
19 27 (14.67%) NoSQL
19 27 (14.67%) Cucumber
20 26 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (14.13%) HTTP
20 26 (14.13%) MySQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 27 (14.67%) Node.js
2 6 (3.26%) Apache
2 6 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.17%) JBoss
4 3 (1.63%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.09%) Confluence
5 2 (1.09%) Moodle
5 2 (1.09%) nginx
5 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.54%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.63%) Heroku
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.13%) HTTP
2 6 (3.26%) Internet
3 3 (1.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.20%) MongoDB
2 27 (14.67%) NoSQL
3 26 (14.13%) MySQL
4 23 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (5.98%) Neo4j
6 9 (4.89%) SQL Server
7 8 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.80%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.17%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (1.63%) Redis
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.54%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (15.76%) Selenium
2 27 (14.67%) Cucumber
3 25 (13.59%) Git (software)
4 23 (12.50%) Maven
5 17 (9.24%) JIRA
5 17 (9.24%) Mockito
5 17 (9.24%) Subversion
6 16 (8.70%) WebDriver
7 9 (4.89%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.80%) JUnit
9 5 (2.72%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.17%) Toad
11 3 (1.63%) Liquibase
11 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.09%) Appium
12 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.09%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.54%) Capybara
13 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
General
1 15 (8.15%) Finance
2 4 (2.17%) Retail
3 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 93 (50.54%) Developer
2 58 (31.52%) Java Developer
3 43 (23.37%) Analyst
4 30 (16.30%) Business Analyst
5 22 (11.96%) Agile Developer
6 20 (10.87%) Senior Developer
7 19 (10.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 19 (10.33%) Tester
8 18 (9.78%) Digital Analyst
8 18 (9.78%) Digital Business Analyst
9 14 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (7.07%) Digital Developer
10 13 (7.07%) Test Analyst
11 11 (5.98%) Test Engineer
12 9 (4.89%) Automation Tester
13 7 (3.80%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.80%) Senior Business Analyst
14 6 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
14 6 (3.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (37.50%) HTML
2 55 (29.89%) CSS
3 40 (21.74%) Web Services
4 34 (18.48%) HTML5
5 33 (17.93%) Spring
6 32 (17.39%) REST
7 31 (16.85%) Hibernate
8 30 (16.30%) CSS3
9 19 (10.33%) jQuery
9 19 (10.33%) JSON
10 18 (9.78%) .NET
11 17 (9.24%) RESTful
12 15 (8.15%) JAX-RS
13 13 (7.07%) AngularJS
14 11 (5.98%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (5.98%) SOAP
15 9 (4.89%) XML
16 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET
16 8 (4.35%) JSP
16 8 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.72%) N-Tier
2 5 (2.72%) User Experience
3 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.09%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (0.54%) RIA
5 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.46%) Linux
2 31 (16.85%) Unix
3 30 (16.30%) Mac OS X
4 13 (7.07%) Windows
5 6 (3.26%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.72%) Android
6 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (90.22%) TDD
3 69 (37.50%) Scrum
4 35 (19.02%) Open Source
5 28 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (15.22%) Web Development
6 27 (14.67%) Kanban
7 26 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (13.59%) Waterfall
9 24 (13.04%) Analytics
10 23 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 22 (11.96%) Product Management
12 21 (11.41%) Project Management
13 19 (10.33%) Data Analytics
13 19 (10.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (10.33%) Web Design
14 17 (9.24%) SDLC
15 16 (8.70%) Configuration Management
16 15 (8.15%) MVC
16 15 (8.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 93 (50.54%) Java
2 53 (28.80%) JavaScript
3 51 (27.72%) SQL
4 23 (12.50%) Ruby
5 17 (9.24%) Scala
6 16 (8.70%) C#
7 11 (5.98%) PHP
8 8 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.35%) Python
9 5 (2.72%) Perl
10 4 (2.17%) C++
10 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.09%) FQL
11 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.09%) VB
12 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.54%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.54%) Go
Qualifications
1 16 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.43%) ISEB
3 8 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.72%) Degree
5 5 (2.72%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.98%) QA
2 9 (4.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (9.24%) Oracle
2 5 (2.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.54%) HP
3 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.54%) Siebel
3 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.54%) Twitter
3 1 (0.54%) VMware
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