Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 32 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +13
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.36% 2.37% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 2.62% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Bradford median daily rate £335 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.99% +2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £314 £414 £406
90th Percentile £354 £448 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -5.56%
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 261 305 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 87.58% 90.50% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 218 106
Bradford median daily rate £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% - -
10th Percentile £263 £267 £211
90th Percentile £513 £538 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Bradford median hourly rate £12.06 £14.14 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.72% -26.57% +60.42%
10th Percentile £11.26 £12.70 £17.85
90th Percentile £18.70 £18.25 £20.65
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.33 £17.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year +7.82% +19.72% +7.17%

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 20 September 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 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 10 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 10 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 10 (100.00%) pytest
1 10 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Retail
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) AWS
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) FMCG
7 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Automation Tester
1 9 (90.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 10 (100.00%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (50.00%) Degree