Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 30 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.64% 1.30% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 1.58% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Bradford median daily rate £413 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% -15.74% +55.74%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £455
90th Percentile £438 £401 £495
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £380
% change year-on-year +0.59% +11.18% +8.57%
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 186 190 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 84.55% 82.61% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 101 211
Bradford median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £263 £230 £263
90th Percentile £531 £475 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Bradford median hourly rate £17.50 £20.97 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.55% +32.22% -0.88%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.41 £12.29
90th Percentile £20.41 £27.03 £32.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%

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 22 January 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) User Stories
3 6 (75.00%) Microservices
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) Retail
4 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) XSD
4 5 (62.50%) OOD
4 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (62.50%) Docker
4 5 (62.50%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (62.50%) Dropwizard
5 4 (50.00%) JAXB
5 4 (50.00%) OO
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Kanban
6 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (37.50%) Swagger
6 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (37.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (25.00%) DevOps
7 2 (25.00%) User Experience
7 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
7 2 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (25.00%) Velocity

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 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) Dropwizard
2 5 (62.50%) XSD
3 4 (50.00%) JAXB
4 3 (37.50%) Swagger
5 2 (25.00%) Velocity
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) User Stories
3 6 (75.00%) Microservices
4 5 (62.50%) OOD
5 4 (50.00%) OO
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 3 (37.50%) Kanban
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (25.00%) Business Development
7 2 (25.00%) DevOps
7 2 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker