Period
to 20 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 16 37
Rank change year-on-year -20 +21 +19
Contract jobs citing BDD 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.99% 4.48% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 5.26% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Bradford median daily rate £445 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +6.45% -13.89%
10th Percentile £441 £375 £328
90th Percentile £449 £438 £401
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +34.33%
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 316 171 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 89.77% 85.07% 84.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 110 150
Bradford median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £212 £219
90th Percentile £524 £560 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Bradford median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.55% +34.36%
10th Percentile £12.80 £10.50 £14.41
90th Percentile £28.25 £19.60 £94.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.65 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.04% +1.03% -3.33%

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 November 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
3 5 (71.43%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) Retail
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
5 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (42.86%) Java 8
5 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Publishing
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) OOP
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Kanban
5 3 (42.86%) Groovy
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) RESTful
5 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
5 3 (42.86%) Scala
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Java Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Java Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Dropwizard
2 2 (28.57%) JAXB
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Swagger
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
3 5 (71.43%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Kanban
5 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 3 (42.86%) OOP
5 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 2 (28.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (28.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) OOD
7 1 (14.29%) Domain Models
7 1 (14.29%) UML
7 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Groovy
2 3 (42.86%) Java 8
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle