Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 16 December 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)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 34 39
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5 -21
Contract jobs citing BDD 54 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 14.56% 6.10% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.34% 6.52% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 23 0
Canary Wharf median daily rate £575 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £575 £525 -
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets 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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 352 276 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 94.88% 93.56% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 223 204
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £270 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £609
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £93.44 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +522.92% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £93.44 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +522.92% - -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Canary Wharf

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Canary Wharf

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for BDD.

1 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (88.89%) Java
3 42 (77.78%) TDD
4 40 (74.07%) Web Services
5 38 (70.37%) RESTful
5 38 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (68.52%) NoSQL
7 36 (66.67%) MongoDB
7 36 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 36 (66.67%) Microservices
8 26 (48.15%) Jenkins
8 26 (48.15%) Git (software)
8 26 (48.15%) Test Automation
8 26 (48.15%) Spring
8 26 (48.15%) Maven
9 25 (46.30%) REST
9 25 (46.30%) Docker
9 25 (46.30%) Java 8
10 24 (44.44%) Spring Boot
10 24 (44.44%) Java 9
10 24 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (44.44%) Couchbase
10 24 (44.44%) Play Framework
10 24 (44.44%) Hibernate
10 24 (44.44%) MVC
10 24 (44.44%) MQSeries
10 24 (44.44%) JMS
10 24 (44.44%) Spring MVC
10 24 (44.44%) Scala
11 19 (35.19%) SQL

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 24 (44.44%) MQSeries
2 12 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 38 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.85%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (68.52%) NoSQL
2 36 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 36 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 24 (44.44%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Git (software)
1 26 (48.15%) Jenkins
1 26 (48.15%) Maven
2 13 (24.07%) Bitbucket
2 13 (24.07%) JIRA
3 12 (22.22%) Pylint
4 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.70%) Selenium
8 1 (1.85%) CF BOSH
8 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (1.85%) Gradle
8 1 (1.85%) JUnit
8 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Back Office
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) AWS Developer
2 25 (46.30%) Java Developer
3 24 (44.44%) Java Team Leader
3 24 (44.44%) Lead Developer
3 24 (44.44%) Lead Java Developer
3 24 (44.44%) Team Leader
4 13 (24.07%) Python Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Endur Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Endur Developer
6 5 (9.26%) OpenLink Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) OpenLink Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) Web Services
2 38 (70.37%) RESTful
3 26 (48.15%) Spring
4 25 (46.30%) REST
5 24 (44.44%) Hibernate
5 24 (44.44%) JMS
5 24 (44.44%) Play Framework
5 24 (44.44%) Spring Boot
5 24 (44.44%) Spring MVC
6 14 (25.93%) React
7 12 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (22.22%) Pandas
7 12 (22.22%) pytest
7 12 (22.22%) Redux
8 5 (9.26%) .NET
8 5 (9.26%) XML
9 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.56%) NHibernate
10 2 (3.70%) CSS
10 2 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (77.78%) TDD
3 36 (66.67%) Microservices
4 26 (48.15%) Test Automation
5 24 (44.44%) MVC
6 14 (25.93%) SDLC
7 13 (24.07%) Machine Learning
7 13 (24.07%) Open Source
7 13 (24.07%) Web Development
8 12 (22.22%) Task Automation
9 9 (16.67%) OO
10 7 (12.96%) Data Modelling
10 7 (12.96%) Refactoring
11 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (11.11%) Scrum
11 6 (11.11%) Workflow
12 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
12 5 (9.26%) OOD
12 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
13 3 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) Java
2 25 (46.30%) Java 8
3 24 (44.44%) Java 9
3 24 (44.44%) Scala
4 19 (35.19%) SQL
5 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 15 (27.78%) Python
6 4 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) ES6
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) LXC
2 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.85%) Oozie
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Splunk
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.70%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.85%) NetApp
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Zend