The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
London / City of London
Rank 32 35 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 +27  
Contract jobs citing BDD 175 168 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.85% 5.05% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.83% 5.75% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 148 139
Median daily rate £500 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.94 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.44% -  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2561 2922 4205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.83% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2335 3244
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing BDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the City of London

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in the City of London

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in the City of London

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 302 (91.79%) TDD
2 300 (91.19%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (53.50%) Java
4 134 (40.73%) JavaScript
5 113 (34.35%) Scrum
6 86 (26.14%) AngularJS
7 81 (24.62%) HTML
8 72 (21.88%) C#
9 70 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (21.28%) Microservices
10 69 (20.97%) Node.js
11 65 (19.76%) Kanban
11 65 (19.76%) CSS
12 60 (18.24%) Finance
13 59 (17.93%) MVC
13 59 (17.93%) Web Services
13 59 (17.93%) .NET
13 59 (17.93%) DevOps
14 57 (17.33%) Git (software)
14 57 (17.33%) OO
14 57 (17.33%) Pair Programming
15 55 (16.72%) Scala
16 53 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
16 53 (16.11%) MongoDB
17 52 (15.81%) Jenkins
17 52 (15.81%) Selenium
18 51 (15.50%) HTML5
19 50 (15.20%) REST
19 50 (15.20%) Spring
20 49 (14.89%) React

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 13 (3.95%) Apache Spark
1 13 (3.95%) Confluence
2 8 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.43%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.82%) Mule
5 5 (1.52%) Jetty
6 4 (1.22%) Drupal
6 4 (1.22%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.61%) Apache
7 2 (0.61%) CMS
7 2 (0.61%) JBoss
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Endur
1 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.43%) GitHub
4 6 (1.82%) Slack
5 4 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.91%) IaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.61%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.69%) HTTP
2 7 (2.13%) MQTT
2 7 (2.13%) RTSP
3 2 (0.61%) VPN
4 1 (0.30%) DMZ
4 1 (0.30%) FTP
4 1 (0.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.11%) MongoDB
2 46 (13.98%) NoSQL
3 31 (9.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 31 (9.42%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.65%) Big Data
6 11 (3.34%) MySQL
6 11 (3.34%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.13%) Couchbase
8 7 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.52%) Hazelcast
11 4 (1.22%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.61%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.61%) HBase
13 2 (0.61%) KDB
13 2 (0.61%) Redis
14 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 57 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 52 (15.81%) Jenkins
2 52 (15.81%) Selenium
3 41 (12.46%) Cucumber
4 39 (11.85%) WebDriver
5 34 (10.33%) JIRA
6 22 (6.69%) Subversion
7 21 (6.38%) Mockito
8 18 (5.47%) SpecFlow
8 18 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (5.17%) Maven
10 15 (4.56%) Grunt
10 15 (4.56%) gulp
11 14 (4.26%) Jasmine
12 13 (3.95%) JUnit
12 13 (3.95%) Moq
13 12 (3.65%) IntelliJ
14 11 (3.34%) TeamCity
14 11 (3.34%) Visual Studio
15 10 (3.04%) Bower
General
1 60 (18.24%) Finance
2 30 (9.12%) Banking
3 12 (3.65%) Advertising
4 9 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.43%) Marketing
6 7 (2.13%) Publishing
7 6 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.82%) Retail
8 5 (1.52%) Back Office
9 4 (1.22%) Games
10 3 (0.91%) Front Office
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 235 (71.43%) Developer
2 103 (31.31%) Java Developer
3 57 (17.33%) Senior Developer
4 46 (13.98%) Full Stack Developer
5 38 (11.55%) Agile Developer
6 37 (11.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 27 (8.21%) Scala Developer
8 24 (7.29%) Agile Java Developer
9 21 (6.38%) Angular Developer
10 19 (5.78%) .NET Developer
11 17 (5.17%) Developer in Test
12 16 (4.86%) Node.js Developer
13 15 (4.56%) Senior Agile Developer
13 15 (4.56%) Software Developer
14 14 (4.26%) C# Developer
15 13 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (3.95%) Senior Agile Java Developer
16 12 (3.65%) PHP Developer
17 11 (3.34%) QA Engineer
17 11 (3.34%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (26.14%) AngularJS
2 81 (24.62%) HTML
3 69 (20.97%) Node.js
4 65 (19.76%) CSS
5 59 (17.93%) .NET
5 59 (17.93%) Web Services
6 51 (15.50%) HTML5
7 50 (15.20%) REST
7 50 (15.20%) Spring
8 49 (14.89%) React
9 45 (13.68%) RESTful
10 32 (9.73%) Kafka
11 30 (9.12%) ASP.NET
12 25 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (7.60%) CSS3
12 25 (7.60%) Dropwizard
13 23 (6.99%) JSON
13 23 (6.99%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (6.69%) Hibernate
15 18 (5.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.99%) Fintech
2 17 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.86%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.95%) User Experience
5 9 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.43%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.43%) Derivative
7 7 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.13%) iPad
7 7 (2.13%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.22%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.91%) Equities
9 3 (0.91%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.91%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.91%) Life Science
9 3 (0.91%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.61%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.51%) Linux
2 19 (5.78%) Android
2 19 (5.78%) Apple iOS
2 19 (5.78%) Unix
3 9 (2.74%) Windows
4 8 (2.43%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (91.79%) TDD
2 300 (91.19%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (34.35%) Scrum
4 70 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (21.28%) Microservices
5 65 (19.76%) Kanban
6 59 (17.93%) DevOps
6 59 (17.93%) MVC
7 57 (17.33%) OO
7 57 (17.33%) Pair Programming
8 48 (14.59%) Software Engineering
9 43 (13.07%) E-Commerce
10 32 (9.73%) Automated Testing
10 32 (9.73%) Unit Testing
11 30 (9.12%) OOP
11 30 (9.12%) SOLID
12 28 (8.51%) Refactoring
13 25 (7.60%) SOA
14 23 (6.99%) Front End Development
15 22 (6.69%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (53.50%) Java
2 134 (40.73%) JavaScript
3 72 (21.88%) C#
4 55 (16.72%) Scala
5 48 (14.59%) SQL
6 17 (5.17%) PHP
7 15 (4.56%) Ruby
8 14 (4.26%) Python
9 13 (3.95%) ES6
10 12 (3.65%) C
10 12 (3.65%) Groovy
11 10 (3.04%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.82%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.82%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.22%) C++
14 4 (1.22%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.22%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.91%) Go
Qualifications
1 16 (4.86%) Degree
2 4 (1.22%) ISEB
2 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.85%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) SDET
3 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) MiFID
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) WAI
3 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (10.94%) Docker
2 6 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.34%) Puppet
2 8 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.82%) Ansible
4 5 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.61%) Mesos
5 2 (0.61%) Nagios
6 1 (0.30%) Control-M
6 1 (0.30%) Graphite
6 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) logstash
6 1 (0.30%) Marathon
6 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (5.47%) Oracle
2 13 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.65%) New Relic
4 7 (2.13%) Zend
5 4 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.91%) Splunk
7 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.30%) Actimize
8 1 (0.30%) Apigee
8 1 (0.30%) Apple
8 1 (0.30%) ATG
8 1 (0.30%) HP
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) PayPal
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Sybase
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Michael Bailey Associates
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £625 - £700 per day
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
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Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day + Bonus & Benefits
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Ebury
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Lawrence Harvey
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Lawrence Harvey
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ClearHub
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