Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 34 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Contract jobs citing BDD 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 5.61% 2.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 2.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Bradford median daily rate £481 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £335
% change year-on-year -5.56% +34.33% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 181 263 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 84.58% 86.23% 87.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 175 209
Bradford median daily rate £428 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £213 £242 £235
90th Percentile £588 £550 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year - +12.36% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 19
Bradford median hourly rate £22.41 £23.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +37.56% +31.55%
10th Percentile £13.13 £15.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £32.51 £129.50 £22.86
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.03 £13.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year +3.93% -19.26% +8.75%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Bradford

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Bradford

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Bradford over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) JIRA
3 9 (75.00%) Retail
3 9 (75.00%) Open Source
4 7 (58.33%) Docker
4 7 (58.33%) Microservices
4 7 (58.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (50.00%) JSON
5 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (50.00%) RESTful
5 6 (50.00%) Kanban
6 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (33.33%) Android
8 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (25.00%) Use Case
8 3 (25.00%) Google
8 3 (25.00%) User Experience
8 3 (25.00%) User Stories
8 3 (25.00%) Domain Models
8 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
8 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
9 2 (16.67%) Marketing
9 2 (16.67%) UML

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Java Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Java Technical Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) JSON
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) JAXB
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Swagger
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) Open Source
4 7 (58.33%) Microservices
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (50.00%) Kanban
5 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Domain Models
6 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
7 2 (16.67%) UML
8 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (8.33%) MVC
8 1 (8.33%) OO
8 1 (8.33%) OOD
8 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin