Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 21 32
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11 +21
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.31% 3.74% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 4.35% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Bradford median daily rate £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% -15.79%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 284 184 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 88.47% 85.98% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 128 113
Bradford median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £240 £250 £239
90th Percentile £475 £532 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Bradford median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.55% +32.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £14.41
90th Percentile £30.50 £20.41 £27.03
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.28%

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Domain Models
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Domain Models
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories