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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 41 60 90
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +30
Contract jobs citing BDD 119 107 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.22% 3.35% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 4.11% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 85 24
Median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
2308 2601 1896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.76% 81.51% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1818 1160
Median daily rate £420 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 80 59
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.83 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.04 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +15 83 £450 +9.75% 12
South Yorkshire +8 34 £450 -4.25% 3
North Yorkshire +1 2 £375 -6.25% 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 206 (85.48%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (83.40%) TDD
3 163 (67.63%) Java
4 93 (38.59%) Scrum
4 93 (38.59%) JavaScript
5 68 (28.22%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (24.90%) HTML
7 54 (22.41%) Scala
8 48 (19.92%) Kanban
8 48 (19.92%) Selenium
9 47 (19.50%) Spring
9 47 (19.50%) CSS
10 46 (19.09%) Software Engineering
11 45 (18.67%) Unit Testing
12 44 (18.26%) RESTful
13 43 (17.84%) Git (software)
14 42 (17.43%) Pair Programming
15 39 (16.18%) MongoDB
16 38 (15.77%) Cucumber
17 35 (14.52%) Jenkins
17 35 (14.52%) Microservices
18 34 (14.11%) Ruby
18 34 (14.11%) REST
19 33 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (13.69%) Web Services
20 31 (12.86%) AngularJS
20 31 (12.86%) Node.js
21 30 (12.45%) Open Source
21 30 (12.45%) Regression Testing
22 29 (12.03%) OO

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 14 (5.81%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.15%) Confluence
3 9 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.90%) nginx
5 5 (2.07%) Jetty
6 3 (1.24%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.24%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.83%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.41%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.05%) GitHub
2 9 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.83%) Force.com
5 1 (0.41%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) HTTP
2 3 (1.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.18%) MongoDB
2 29 (12.03%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.71%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.32%) MySQL
5 7 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.66%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.24%) Big Data
7 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (19.92%) Selenium
2 43 (17.84%) Git (software)
3 38 (15.77%) Cucumber
4 35 (14.52%) Jenkins
5 22 (9.13%) JIRA
6 20 (8.30%) WebDriver
7 12 (4.98%) Mockito
7 12 (4.98%) SoapUI
8 11 (4.56%) Gradle
9 10 (4.15%) JUnit
9 10 (4.15%) Maven
10 9 (3.73%) Hudson
10 9 (3.73%) jMock
10 9 (3.73%) Xcode
11 7 (2.90%) Jasmine
11 7 (2.90%) Subversion
12 5 (2.07%) Ant
12 5 (2.07%) EasyMock
12 5 (2.07%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.07%) IntelliJ
General
1 12 (4.98%) Finance
2 4 (1.66%) Games
3 2 (0.83%) Advertising
3 2 (0.83%) Marketing
3 2 (0.83%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.41%) Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Retail
4 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (73.03%) Developer
2 102 (42.32%) Java Developer
3 37 (15.35%) Agile Developer
4 35 (14.52%) Agile Java Developer
5 28 (11.62%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.88%) Analyst
7 17 (7.05%) Scala Developer
7 17 (7.05%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (7.05%) Tester
8 15 (6.22%) Test Analyst
9 14 (5.81%) Automation Tester
9 14 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (5.81%) Ruby Developer
10 11 (4.56%) Digital Developer
10 11 (4.56%) Java Scala Developer
10 11 (4.56%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.73%) iOS Developer
12 8 (3.32%) Angular Developer
12 8 (3.32%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.90%) HTML
2 47 (19.50%) CSS
2 47 (19.50%) Spring
3 44 (18.26%) RESTful
4 34 (14.11%) REST
5 33 (13.69%) Web Services
6 31 (12.86%) AngularJS
6 31 (12.86%) Node.js
7 25 (10.37%) Hibernate
8 22 (9.13%) HTML5
9 18 (7.47%) React
10 16 (6.64%) Grails
11 14 (5.81%) CSS3
12 13 (5.39%) Backbone.js
12 13 (5.39%) JSON
12 13 (5.39%) Play Framework
13 12 (4.98%) jQuery
13 12 (4.98%) SOAP
14 11 (4.56%) Ember.js
14 11 (4.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.56%) User Experience
3 8 (3.32%) iPad
3 8 (3.32%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.90%) iPhone
5 6 (2.49%) Social Media
5 6 (2.49%) Tandem
6 4 (1.66%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.66%) Fintech
6 4 (1.66%) Wiki
7 1 (0.41%) Animation
7 1 (0.41%) DataPower
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.41%) IPTV
7 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.41%) NHS
7 1 (0.41%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.20%) Linux
2 16 (6.64%) Unix
3 11 (4.56%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.90%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.90%) Windows
5 6 (2.49%) Android
6 3 (1.24%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (85.48%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (83.40%) TDD
3 93 (38.59%) Scrum
4 68 (28.22%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (19.92%) Kanban
6 46 (19.09%) Software Engineering
7 45 (18.67%) Unit Testing
8 42 (17.43%) Pair Programming
9 35 (14.52%) Microservices
10 30 (12.45%) Open Source
10 30 (12.45%) Regression Testing
11 29 (12.03%) OO
12 28 (11.62%) Data Management
12 28 (11.62%) Mentoring
13 21 (8.71%) Coaching
14 19 (7.88%) Automated Testing
15 18 (7.47%) MVC
16 17 (7.05%) Test Automation
17 16 (6.64%) DevOps
17 16 (6.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 163 (67.63%) Java
2 93 (38.59%) JavaScript
3 54 (22.41%) Scala
4 34 (14.11%) Ruby
5 28 (11.62%) Groovy
6 18 (7.47%) C#
6 18 (7.47%) SQL
7 15 (6.22%) Clojure
8 11 (4.56%) Python
9 10 (4.15%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.90%) PHP
11 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.24%) Jython
12 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.83%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.83%) SOQL
14 1 (0.41%) F#
14 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.98%) ISEB
3 10 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.90%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.83%) Degree
8 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (3.32%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.56%) Docker
2 6 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (7.88%) Puppet
2 11 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.41%) Grafana
4 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.41%) Kibana
4 1 (0.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (2.49%) Oracle
1 6 (2.49%) VMware
2 5 (2.07%) Cisco
2 5 (2.07%) EMC
2 5 (2.07%) F5
2 5 (2.07%) NetApp
3 2 (0.83%) HP
3 2 (0.83%) IBM
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.83%) MuleSoft
3 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (0.83%) Splunk
4 1 (0.41%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.41%) Apple
4 1 (0.41%) Calypso
4 1 (0.41%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.41%) Kony
4 1 (0.41%) Rally
4 1 (0.41%) Temenos
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