Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 54 85
Rank change year-on-year 0 +31 -2
Contract jobs citing BDD 38 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.31% 2.46% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 2.94% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 7
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £503 £432 £395
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 991 885 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.40% 83.81% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 454 661
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.06%
10th Percentile £250 £202 £213
90th Percentile £506 £451 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -15.52% +65.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.13 £47.03 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year -2.33% -7.92% +3.78%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Glasgow

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Glasgow

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BDD.

1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) TDD
3 27 (71.05%) Java
4 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 22 (57.89%) Test Automation
5 18 (47.37%) Selenium
6 17 (44.74%) Scrum
6 17 (44.74%) Cucumber
7 16 (42.11%) HTML
8 14 (36.84%) Python
8 14 (36.84%) HTML5
9 13 (34.21%) Hibernate
9 13 (34.21%) Spring
10 12 (31.58%) SQL
10 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
10 12 (31.58%) Docker
11 11 (28.95%) Ansible
11 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
11 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
11 11 (28.95%) Ruby
11 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
11 11 (28.95%) Kanban
12 10 (26.32%) JPA
12 10 (26.32%) C#
12 10 (26.32%) WebLogic
12 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
12 10 (26.32%) JBoss
13 9 (23.68%) RUP
13 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (23.68%) Hadoop

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 10 (26.32%) JBoss
1 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
1 10 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 9 (23.68%) Jetty
3 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) JOnAS
4 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
3 9 (23.68%) Couchbase
3 9 (23.68%) Hadoop
3 9 (23.68%) Redis
3 9 (23.68%) Riak
4 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Selenium
2 17 (44.74%) Cucumber
3 9 (23.68%) Vagrant
4 8 (21.05%) FitNesse
4 8 (21.05%) SpecFlow
5 6 (15.79%) Grunt
5 6 (15.79%) gulp
6 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.26%) Bower
7 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.26%) Protractor
7 2 (5.26%) Subversion
7 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.63%) jMock
8 1 (2.63%) Maven
8 1 (2.63%) Mockito
8 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (5.26%) Electronics
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (18.42%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) HTML5
3 13 (34.21%) Hibernate
3 13 (34.21%) Spring
4 10 (26.32%) JPA
5 9 (23.68%) Gherkin
6 8 (21.05%) CSS
6 8 (21.05%) JMS
6 8 (21.05%) Kafka
6 8 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (21.05%) React
6 8 (21.05%) RESTful
6 8 (21.05%) TIBCO EMS
6 8 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (18.42%) Node.js
7 7 (18.42%) Web Services
8 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 6 (15.79%) CSS3
9 5 (13.16%) Sass
10 4 (10.53%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
1 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) TDD
3 22 (57.89%) Test Automation
4 17 (44.74%) Scrum
5 11 (28.95%) Kanban
5 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.68%) Concurrent Programming
6 9 (23.68%) RUP
7 8 (21.05%) DSDM
7 8 (21.05%) Front End Development
7 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
7 8 (21.05%) UML
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
8 7 (18.42%) System Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Business Transformation
9 5 (13.16%) DevOps
10 4 (10.53%) OO
11 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) Python
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
5 11 (28.95%) Ruby
6 10 (26.32%) C#
7 4 (10.53%) ES6
8 2 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Ansible
2 9 (23.68%) Cobbler
2 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (23.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) IBM
1 8 (21.05%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Informatica
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Pega