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 3 months to 28 April 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.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 60 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.67% 1.04% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.27% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £388 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £403 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.38% -  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 503 553 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.97% 82.54% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 307 412
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 27
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BDD.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) PowerMock
3 1 (20.00%) RESTEasy
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum-ban
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago