Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 77 87
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing BDD 31 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.38% 1.54% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.86% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 9
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -15.15%
10th Percentile £305 £306 £312
90th Percentile £525 £435 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1097 1075 1483
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.38% 82.63% 84.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 617 769
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £238
90th Percentile £488 £475 £478
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 51
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.70 £16.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.42% -40.00% +61.76%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.56 £12.10
90th Percentile £39.05 £37.60 £68.00
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +33.33%

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 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 25 (80.65%) TDD
2 20 (64.52%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
5 12 (38.71%) Kanban
6 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
6 10 (32.26%) J2EE
6 10 (32.26%) Web Services
7 9 (29.03%) HTML
7 9 (29.03%) CSS
7 9 (29.03%) Selenium
7 9 (29.03%) Sass
7 9 (29.03%) Grunt
7 9 (29.03%) React
7 9 (29.03%) gulp
7 9 (29.03%) Front End Development
7 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (29.03%) HTML5
7 9 (29.03%) Node.js
7 9 (29.03%) CSS3
8 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.81%) RESTful
8 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (25.81%) Spring
9 7 (22.58%) Finance
10 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
10 6 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing

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 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Mule
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon S3
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Grunt
1 9 (29.03%) gulp
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) Maven
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
4 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
4 3 (9.68%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) JUnit
5 2 (6.45%) Mockito
5 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.23%) JMeter
6 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Electronics
2 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
2 6 (19.35%) Marketing
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Private Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) AWS Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (19.35%) Lead Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Automation Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
1 10 (32.26%) J2EE
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 9 (29.03%) CSS
2 9 (29.03%) CSS3
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) HTML5
2 9 (29.03%) Node.js
2 9 (29.03%) React
2 9 (29.03%) Sass
3 8 (25.81%) RESTful
3 8 (25.81%) Spring
4 6 (19.35%) jQuery
4 6 (19.35%) Redux
4 6 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (16.13%) Gherkin
5 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.68%) Ember.js
6 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (9.68%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) TDD
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) Kanban
5 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (29.03%) Front End Development
6 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
8 4 (12.90%) DevOps
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
9 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.68%) User Stories
10 2 (6.45%) API Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Defect Management
10 2 (6.45%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) ECMAScript
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
4 5 (16.13%) Scala
5 4 (12.90%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
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