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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 52 64 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Contract jobs citing BDD 108 90 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.61% 2.90% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 3.60% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 75 26
Median daily rate £438 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £294 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
2483 2502 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.07% 80.55% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 1749 1133
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 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 54
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +13.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +8 86 £433 +12.33% 10
South Yorkshire +10 20 £438 -16.66% 3
North Yorkshire +1 1 - - 4
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 194 (86.22%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (80.44%) TDD
3 148 (65.78%) Java
4 89 (39.56%) JavaScript
5 88 (39.11%) Scrum
6 66 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (28.00%) HTML
8 47 (20.89%) CSS
9 45 (20.00%) Selenium
10 44 (19.56%) Kanban
11 42 (18.67%) Git (software)
12 41 (18.22%) Cucumber
13 40 (17.78%) Unit Testing
13 40 (17.78%) Spring
14 39 (17.33%) Scala
14 39 (17.33%) Software Engineering
15 38 (16.89%) MongoDB
16 36 (16.00%) REST
17 35 (15.56%) Pair Programming
18 34 (15.11%) Ruby
19 31 (13.78%) RESTful
19 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (13.33%) AngularJS
21 29 (12.89%) Regression Testing
21 29 (12.89%) Linux
21 29 (12.89%) Jenkins
22 28 (12.44%) Node.js
22 28 (12.44%) Hibernate
23 27 (12.00%) Open Source
24 26 (11.56%) 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 13 (5.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.11%) Confluence
2 7 (3.11%) nginx
3 6 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.22%) Jetty
5 3 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.33%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.89%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.44%) JBoss
7 1 (0.44%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.67%) GitHub
2 9 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.44%) Force.com
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
4 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.89%) MongoDB
2 23 (10.22%) NoSQL
3 20 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.44%) Neo4j
5 8 (3.56%) MySQL
6 7 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.33%) Big Data
8 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (20.00%) Selenium
2 42 (18.67%) Git (software)
3 41 (18.22%) Cucumber
4 29 (12.89%) Jenkins
5 26 (11.56%) WebDriver
6 18 (8.00%) JIRA
7 16 (7.11%) Mockito
8 14 (6.22%) Maven
9 13 (5.78%) Subversion
10 11 (4.89%) Gradle
11 10 (4.44%) JUnit
12 9 (4.00%) SoapUI
12 9 (4.00%) Xcode
13 7 (3.11%) Jasmine
14 6 (2.67%) Hudson
14 6 (2.67%) jMock
15 5 (2.22%) Ant
15 5 (2.22%) Eclipse
15 5 (2.22%) IntelliJ
15 5 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (5.78%) Finance
2 5 (2.22%) Games
3 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.33%) Online Betting
5 2 (0.89%) Advertising
5 2 (0.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (70.22%) Developer
2 93 (41.33%) Java Developer
3 34 (15.11%) Agile Developer
4 32 (14.22%) Agile Java Developer
5 30 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 25 (11.11%) Analyst
7 19 (8.44%) Test Analyst
8 18 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (6.67%) Digital Developer
9 15 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
10 13 (5.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (5.78%) Scala Developer
10 13 (5.78%) Tester
11 11 (4.89%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (4.44%) Automation Tester
12 10 (4.44%) Java Engineer
13 9 (4.00%) Angular Developer
14 8 (3.56%) Java Scala Developer
14 8 (3.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (28.00%) HTML
2 47 (20.89%) CSS
3 40 (17.78%) Spring
4 36 (16.00%) REST
5 31 (13.78%) RESTful
6 30 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 28 (12.44%) Hibernate
7 28 (12.44%) Node.js
8 23 (10.22%) Web Services
9 19 (8.44%) HTML5
10 18 (8.00%) React
11 15 (6.67%) CSS3
11 15 (6.67%) Dropwizard
12 14 (6.22%) Grails
13 12 (5.33%) Backbone.js
13 12 (5.33%) JAX-RS
13 12 (5.33%) SOAP
14 11 (4.89%) J2EE
14 11 (4.89%) jQuery
15 10 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.89%) User Experience
3 8 (3.56%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.56%) iPad
3 8 (3.56%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.11%) iPhone
5 5 (2.22%) Wiki
6 3 (1.33%) Social Media
6 3 (1.33%) Tandem
7 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.89%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Fintech
8 1 (0.44%) IPTV
8 1 (0.44%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.89%) Linux
2 20 (8.89%) Unix
3 12 (5.33%) Mac OS X
4 9 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.67%) Windows
6 4 (1.78%) Android
7 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (86.22%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (80.44%) TDD
3 88 (39.11%) Scrum
4 66 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (19.56%) Kanban
6 40 (17.78%) Unit Testing
7 39 (17.33%) Software Engineering
8 35 (15.56%) Pair Programming
9 29 (12.89%) Regression Testing
10 27 (12.00%) Open Source
11 25 (11.11%) Data Management
12 24 (10.67%) Mentoring
12 24 (10.67%) OO
13 21 (9.33%) Continuous Deployment
13 21 (9.33%) Microservices
14 19 (8.44%) Automated Testing
14 19 (8.44%) Test Scripting
15 17 (7.56%) Coaching
16 16 (7.11%) SDLC
17 15 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 148 (65.78%) Java
2 89 (39.56%) JavaScript
3 39 (17.33%) Scala
4 34 (15.11%) Ruby
5 21 (9.33%) C#
6 20 (8.89%) Groovy
7 18 (8.00%) SQL
8 11 (4.89%) Python
9 9 (4.00%) Clojure
9 9 (4.00%) Objective-C
10 8 (3.56%) PHP
11 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.33%) Jython
13 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.44%) C
14 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (7.11%) ISEB
2 15 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (3.56%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.11%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.67%) Degree
7 3 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.67%) Docker
1 6 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (7.11%) Puppet
2 8 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Grafana
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Kibana
3 1 (0.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (2.67%) VMware
2 5 (2.22%) Cisco
2 5 (2.22%) EMC
2 5 (2.22%) F5
2 5 (2.22%) NetApp
2 5 (2.22%) Oracle
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.89%) Splunk
5 1 (0.44%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.44%) Apple
5 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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