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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 42 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +5
Contract jobs citing BDD 124 71 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.25% 2.38% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 2.94% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 64 30
Median daily rate £438 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
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
2462 2418 1834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.40% 81.03% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1650 1722 1141
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 58
Median hourly rate £14.88 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £40.00 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +25 103 £450 +20.00% 11
South Yorkshire +11 19 £425 +9.67% 1
North Yorkshire -4 1 - - 4
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 192 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (80.63%) TDD
3 147 (66.22%) Java
4 91 (40.99%) Scrum
5 88 (39.64%) JavaScript
6 68 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (27.93%) HTML
8 48 (21.62%) CSS
9 44 (19.82%) Kanban
10 43 (19.37%) MongoDB
11 41 (18.47%) Selenium
12 40 (18.02%) Spring
12 40 (18.02%) Git (software)
12 40 (18.02%) Software Engineering
13 39 (17.57%) Unit Testing
14 38 (17.12%) Cucumber
15 36 (16.22%) Scala
16 35 (15.77%) Ruby
17 34 (15.32%) Pair Programming
18 33 (14.86%) REST
19 32 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (14.41%) Regression Testing
20 31 (13.96%) Linux
21 30 (13.51%) Hibernate
21 30 (13.51%) AngularJS
22 25 (11.26%) RESTful
22 25 (11.26%) Data Management
22 25 (11.26%) Node.js
23 24 (10.81%) Jenkins
23 24 (10.81%) WebDriver

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 15 (6.76%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.60%) nginx
3 7 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.25%) Jetty
5 4 (1.80%) Confluence
6 3 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.35%) CMS
6 3 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.90%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.45%) JBoss
8 1 (0.45%) Liferay
8 1 (0.45%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.45%) Moodle
8 1 (0.45%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.45%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.76%) GitHub
2 9 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.37%) MongoDB
2 24 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (4.50%) Neo4j
6 9 (4.05%) MySQL
7 7 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.35%) Big Data
8 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (18.47%) Selenium
2 40 (18.02%) Git (software)
3 38 (17.12%) Cucumber
4 24 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 24 (10.81%) WebDriver
5 16 (7.21%) JIRA
5 16 (7.21%) Mockito
6 15 (6.76%) Maven
7 11 (4.95%) JUnit
7 11 (4.95%) Subversion
8 10 (4.50%) Gradle
9 8 (3.60%) SoapUI
9 8 (3.60%) Xcode
10 7 (3.15%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.70%) Ant
11 6 (2.70%) jMock
12 5 (2.25%) Hudson
12 5 (2.25%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.80%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.80%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (1.80%) Games
2 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.35%) Online Betting
3 3 (1.35%) Retail
4 2 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (71.17%) Developer
2 93 (41.89%) Java Developer
3 34 (15.32%) Agile Developer
4 32 (14.41%) Agile Java Developer
5 29 (13.06%) Senior Developer
6 23 (10.36%) Analyst
7 19 (8.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 18 (8.11%) Test Analyst
9 15 (6.76%) Digital Developer
9 15 (6.76%) Ruby Developer
10 13 (5.86%) Java Engineer
11 12 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (5.41%) Tester
12 11 (4.95%) Software Engineer
13 10 (4.50%) Automation Test Analyst
13 10 (4.50%) Scala Developer
14 9 (4.05%) Angular Developer
15 8 (3.60%) Automation Tester
15 8 (3.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 8 (3.60%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (27.93%) HTML
2 48 (21.62%) CSS
3 40 (18.02%) Spring
4 33 (14.86%) REST
5 30 (13.51%) AngularJS
5 30 (13.51%) Hibernate
6 25 (11.26%) Node.js
6 25 (11.26%) RESTful
7 21 (9.46%) Web Services
8 19 (8.56%) HTML5
9 17 (7.66%) CSS3
9 17 (7.66%) React
10 16 (7.21%) J2EE
11 15 (6.76%) Dropwizard
12 13 (5.86%) Grails
13 12 (5.41%) Backbone.js
13 12 (5.41%) JAX-RS
13 12 (5.41%) jQuery
14 11 (4.95%) .NET
15 10 (4.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.50%) User Experience
3 8 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.15%) iPad
5 6 (2.70%) iPhone
6 5 (2.25%) Wiki
7 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.90%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) Fintech
8 1 (0.45%) IPTV
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
8 1 (0.45%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.96%) Linux
2 22 (9.91%) Unix
3 18 (8.11%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.25%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.80%) Android
6 4 (1.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (80.63%) TDD
3 91 (40.99%) Scrum
4 68 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (19.82%) Kanban
6 40 (18.02%) Software Engineering
7 39 (17.57%) Unit Testing
8 34 (15.32%) Pair Programming
9 32 (14.41%) Regression Testing
10 25 (11.26%) Data Management
11 23 (10.36%) Open Source
12 22 (9.91%) Mentoring
12 22 (9.91%) OO
13 18 (8.11%) Automated Testing
14 17 (7.66%) Coaching
14 17 (7.66%) Microservices
14 17 (7.66%) MVC
14 17 (7.66%) Web Development
15 16 (7.21%) SDLC
15 16 (7.21%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 147 (66.22%) Java
2 88 (39.64%) JavaScript
3 36 (16.22%) Scala
4 35 (15.77%) Ruby
5 21 (9.46%) C#
6 19 (8.56%) Groovy
7 16 (7.21%) SQL
8 9 (4.05%) Clojure
9 8 (3.60%) Objective-C
9 8 (3.60%) PHP
9 8 (3.60%) Python
10 4 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.35%) Jython
12 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.45%) C
13 1 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (6.76%) ISEB
2 14 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (3.15%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.25%) Degree
6 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 10 (4.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.70%) Docker
2 5 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (5.41%) Puppet
2 5 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Grafana
3 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) Kibana
3 1 (0.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (2.25%) Oracle
1 5 (2.25%) VMware
2 4 (1.80%) Cisco
2 4 (1.80%) EMC
2 4 (1.80%) F5
2 4 (1.80%) NetApp
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.45%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.45%) Apple
4 1 (0.45%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.45%) Siebel
4 1 (0.45%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
InfinityQuest
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago