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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 44 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -6
Contract jobs citing BDD 122 68 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.36% 2.30% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 2.78% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 58 38
Median daily rate £436 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
2382 2450 1777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.16% 82.83% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1721 1169
Median daily rate £425 £368 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 54
Median hourly rate £16.90 £15.39 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% +0.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +23 105 £450 +28.57% 16
South Yorkshire +9 13 £413 +26.92% 1
North Yorkshire +3 1 - - 3
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 179 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (83.01%) TDD
3 125 (60.68%) Java
4 97 (47.09%) Scrum
5 74 (35.92%) JavaScript
6 66 (32.04%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (29.61%) HTML
8 44 (21.36%) CSS
8 44 (21.36%) Kanban
9 42 (20.39%) Spring
10 41 (19.90%) Selenium
11 37 (17.96%) Unit Testing
11 37 (17.96%) MongoDB
12 36 (17.48%) Cucumber
12 36 (17.48%) Software Engineering
13 35 (16.99%) Hibernate
13 35 (16.99%) Linux
14 33 (16.02%) Ruby
15 32 (15.53%) Regression Testing
16 29 (14.08%) Pair Programming
16 29 (14.08%) Git (software)
16 29 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (13.11%) REST
18 24 (11.65%) SQL
18 24 (11.65%) AngularJS
19 23 (11.17%) Relational Database
19 23 (11.17%) Unix
20 22 (10.68%) Data Management
20 22 (10.68%) HTML5
20 22 (10.68%) Scala

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 11 (5.34%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.43%) nginx
4 3 (1.46%) CMS
4 3 (1.46%) Confluence
4 3 (1.46%) Jetty
4 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.97%) Apache
5 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.97%) Moodle
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.49%) Liferay
6 1 (0.49%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.49%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.49%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.34%) GitHub
2 8 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.96%) MongoDB
2 23 (11.17%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.68%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.80%) MySQL
5 11 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.85%) Neo4j
7 7 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.40%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.43%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.46%) Big Data
10 2 (0.97%) Redis
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (19.90%) Selenium
2 36 (17.48%) Cucumber
3 29 (14.08%) Git (software)
4 21 (10.19%) WebDriver
5 18 (8.74%) Maven
6 15 (7.28%) Jenkins
6 15 (7.28%) JIRA
7 14 (6.80%) JUnit
8 13 (6.31%) Mockito
9 11 (5.34%) Subversion
10 8 (3.88%) Jasmine
11 7 (3.40%) Gradle
11 7 (3.40%) Xcode
12 5 (2.43%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.94%) Ant
14 3 (1.46%) git-flow
14 3 (1.46%) SpecFlow
14 3 (1.46%) Travis CI
14 3 (1.46%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.46%) VersionOne
General
1 9 (4.37%) Finance
2 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.46%) Games
3 3 (1.46%) Online Betting
4 2 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 142 (68.93%) Developer
2 80 (38.83%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.59%) Agile Developer
4 27 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 25 (12.14%) Agile Java Developer
6 18 (8.74%) Analyst
7 17 (8.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (7.28%) Digital Developer
8 15 (7.28%) Java Engineer
9 13 (6.31%) Tester
10 12 (5.83%) Ruby Developer
10 12 (5.83%) Test Analyst
11 10 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.85%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.85%) Test Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (3.88%) .NET Developer
13 8 (3.88%) Automation Tester
13 8 (3.88%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (29.61%) HTML
2 44 (21.36%) CSS
3 42 (20.39%) Spring
4 35 (16.99%) Hibernate
5 27 (13.11%) REST
6 24 (11.65%) AngularJS
7 22 (10.68%) HTML5
8 21 (10.19%) RESTful
9 20 (9.71%) CSS3
10 17 (8.25%) React
11 16 (7.77%) Node.js
11 16 (7.77%) Web Services
12 15 (7.28%) J2EE
13 14 (6.80%) .NET
14 13 (6.31%) Dropwizard
14 13 (6.31%) JSON
15 11 (5.34%) JAX-RS
15 11 (5.34%) Ruby on Rails
16 10 (4.85%) jQuery
17 9 (4.37%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.88%) User Experience
3 7 (3.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.91%) iPad
5 5 (2.43%) iPhone
5 5 (2.43%) Wiki
6 3 (1.46%) NHS
7 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.97%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
8 1 (0.49%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.99%) Linux
2 23 (11.17%) Unix
3 19 (9.22%) Mac OS X
4 9 (4.37%) Windows
5 7 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.43%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (83.01%) TDD
3 97 (47.09%) Scrum
4 66 (32.04%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (21.36%) Kanban
6 37 (17.96%) Unit Testing
7 36 (17.48%) Software Engineering
8 32 (15.53%) Regression Testing
9 29 (14.08%) Pair Programming
10 22 (10.68%) Data Management
11 21 (10.19%) Mentoring
12 20 (9.71%) OO
13 17 (8.25%) Open Source
13 17 (8.25%) Web Development
14 16 (7.77%) Automated Testing
14 16 (7.77%) Coaching
14 16 (7.77%) MVC
15 15 (7.28%) SDLC
16 13 (6.31%) Automation Testing
16 13 (6.31%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 125 (60.68%) Java
2 74 (35.92%) JavaScript
3 33 (16.02%) Ruby
4 24 (11.65%) SQL
5 22 (10.68%) Scala
6 19 (9.22%) C#
7 10 (4.85%) Groovy
8 9 (4.37%) PHP
8 9 (4.37%) Python
9 7 (3.40%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.43%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.94%) Clojure
12 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.97%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.97%) Jython
13 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.88%) ISEB
3 7 (3.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.43%) Degree
4 5 (2.43%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.83%) QA
2 8 (3.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (1.94%) Docker
1 4 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) Puppet
2 4 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.49%) Grafana
3 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.49%) Kibana
3 1 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (4.85%) Oracle
2 4 (1.94%) VMware
3 3 (1.46%) Cisco
3 3 (1.46%) EMC
3 3 (1.46%) F5
3 3 (1.46%) NetApp
4 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.49%) Apple
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.49%) Siebel
4 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.49%) Splunk
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