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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 48 57 106
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +49
Contract jobs citing BDD 89 98 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.64% 3.20% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 3.82% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 85 22
Median daily rate £438 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
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
1990 2567 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.42% 83.75% 78.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1722 1326
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 95 57
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.30 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% -4.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.55 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +20 59 £450 +33.33% 19
South Yorkshire -11 28 £438 +9.37% 5
North Yorkshire -2 1 £375 +36.36% 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 165 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (77.08%) TDD
3 137 (71.35%) Java
4 82 (42.71%) Scrum
5 72 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 64 (33.33%) Scala
7 53 (27.60%) Selenium
8 50 (26.04%) Spring
9 47 (24.48%) Kanban
10 45 (23.44%) HTML
10 45 (23.44%) Microservices
11 44 (22.92%) RESTful
12 43 (22.40%) Jenkins
13 38 (19.79%) Git (software)
14 35 (18.23%) Web Services
14 35 (18.23%) Cucumber
15 33 (17.19%) CSS
16 32 (16.67%) Pair Programming
17 31 (16.15%) REST
17 31 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (15.63%) Ruby
18 30 (15.63%) MongoDB
19 29 (15.10%) NoSQL
20 28 (14.58%) JIRA
21 26 (13.54%) Groovy
21 26 (13.54%) Node.js
21 26 (13.54%) Open Source
22 24 (12.50%) AngularJS
23 23 (11.98%) Test Automation
24 22 (11.46%) Spring Boot

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 (8.33%) Confluence
2 12 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.56%) Apache
5 3 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.56%) nginx
5 3 (1.56%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.04%) Jetty
7 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.52%) CICS
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.52%) JBoss
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.52%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.85%) GitHub
2 9 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.60%) CloudBees
4 5 (2.60%) IaaS
5 4 (2.08%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.08%) PaaS
6 2 (1.04%) Force.com
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.52%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) DNS
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 29 (15.10%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (3.13%) MySQL
5 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.52%) DB2
7 1 (0.52%) HBase
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.52%) Redis
7 1 (0.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 53 (27.60%) Selenium
2 43 (22.40%) Jenkins
3 38 (19.79%) Git (software)
4 35 (18.23%) Cucumber
5 28 (14.58%) JIRA
6 19 (9.90%) WebDriver
7 15 (7.81%) Mockito
8 13 (6.77%) SoapUI
9 11 (5.73%) jMock
9 11 (5.73%) Maven
9 11 (5.73%) Spock
10 10 (5.21%) Hudson
11 9 (4.69%) EasyMock
11 9 (4.69%) Gradle
12 8 (4.17%) JUnit
13 6 (3.13%) SonarQube
13 6 (3.13%) Vagrant
14 5 (2.60%) IntelliJ
15 4 (2.08%) Eclipse
15 4 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 11 (5.73%) Finance
2 3 (1.56%) Games
3 2 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 129 (67.19%) Developer
2 79 (41.15%) Java Developer
3 32 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 32 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 20 (10.42%) Automation Tester
4 20 (10.42%) Tester
5 17 (8.85%) Scala Developer
6 13 (6.77%) Analyst
6 13 (6.77%) Java Scala Developer
6 13 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 12 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 12 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.21%) Ruby Developer
9 9 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.17%) Architect
10 8 (4.17%) Java Automation Tester
10 8 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.04%) Spring
2 45 (23.44%) HTML
3 44 (22.92%) RESTful
4 35 (18.23%) Web Services
5 33 (17.19%) CSS
6 31 (16.15%) REST
7 26 (13.54%) Node.js
8 24 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 22 (11.46%) Spring Boot
10 18 (9.38%) HTML5
11 17 (8.85%) JSON
12 15 (7.81%) Hibernate
13 14 (7.29%) .NET
13 14 (7.29%) Gherkin
13 14 (7.29%) jQuery
13 14 (7.29%) Play Framework
14 13 (6.77%) Grails
15 12 (6.25%) SOAP
16 10 (5.21%) Backbone.js
16 10 (5.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.69%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.69%) Social Media
2 9 (4.69%) Tandem
3 8 (4.17%) User Experience
4 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.56%) Fintech
5 3 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.04%) iPad
6 2 (1.04%) iPhone
7 1 (0.52%) Animation
7 1 (0.52%) DataPower
7 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.52%) IPTV
7 1 (0.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.38%) Linux
2 8 (4.17%) Unix
3 5 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.08%) Android
4 4 (2.08%) Windows
5 2 (1.04%) zOS
6 1 (0.52%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (77.08%) TDD
3 82 (42.71%) Scrum
4 47 (24.48%) Kanban
5 45 (23.44%) Microservices
6 32 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 31 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (13.54%) Open Source
9 23 (11.98%) Test Automation
10 21 (10.94%) Automated Testing
11 20 (10.42%) Software Engineering
12 18 (9.38%) MVC
12 18 (9.38%) Test Scripting
12 18 (9.38%) Unit Testing
13 17 (8.85%) DevOps
14 16 (8.33%) OO
15 15 (7.81%) SDLC
16 13 (6.77%) Mentoring
17 12 (6.25%) Automation Testing
17 12 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 137 (71.35%) Java
2 72 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 64 (33.33%) Scala
4 30 (15.63%) Ruby
5 26 (13.54%) Groovy
6 20 (10.42%) C#
7 17 (8.85%) SQL
8 16 (8.33%) Clojure
8 16 (8.33%) Python
9 7 (3.65%) PHP
10 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.04%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.04%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.04%) Jython
12 2 (1.04%) Korn
12 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.04%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 16 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.73%) ISEB
2 11 (5.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.56%) Degree
5 3 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.73%) QA
2 4 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.04%) FATCA
4 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (10.42%) Docker
2 3 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) HDFS
3 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (7.81%) Puppet
2 12 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.60%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.04%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.52%) Ansible
5 1 (0.52%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.52%) Grafana
5 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.52%) Kibana
5 1 (0.52%) logstash
5 1 (0.52%) Nagios
5 1 (0.52%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.52%) Salt
5 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (2.60%) Oracle
2 4 (2.08%) IBM
2 4 (2.08%) MuleSoft
2 4 (2.08%) Splunk
3 3 (1.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.56%) VMware
4 2 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco
4 2 (1.04%) EMC
4 2 (1.04%) F5
4 2 (1.04%) HP
4 2 (1.04%) Kony
4 2 (1.04%) NetApp
4 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.04%) Solace
4 2 (1.04%) Temenos
5 1 (0.52%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.52%) New Relic
5 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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