Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 75 89
Rank change year-on-year +21 +14 -25
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 35 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.46% 2.25% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.54% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 20
Median daily rate £381 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +32.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £324 £374 £315
90th Percentile £447 £581 £458
Scotland median daily rate £413 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 580 1,378 1,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 84.67% 88.73% 87.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 815 923
Median daily rate £425 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £285 £283 £263
90th Percentile £563 £585 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 33
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +57.63% -0.50%
10th Percentile £11.57 £11.17 £10.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.88 £35.00
Median hourly rate £24.75 £23.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +5.32% +35.06% -42.00%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Glasgow

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BDD in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for BDD in Glasgow

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BDD in Glasgow over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for BDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BDD.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Public Sector
4 6 (60.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 3 (30.00%) OO
7 3 (30.00%) JIRA
7 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Microservices
7 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 2 (20.00%) User Stories
8 2 (20.00%) DevOps
8 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (20.00%) QA
8 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (10.00%) C#
9 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 1 (10.00%) JMeter
9 1 (10.00%) Subversion
9 1 (10.00%) Spring

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 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Liferay
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) Gatling
6 1 (10.00%) JMeter
6 1 (10.00%) JUnit
6 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (70.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Backend Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) React Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) React
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle