The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 June 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)
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing BDD 68 104 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.28% 6.92% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 7.78% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 84
Median daily rate £425 £463 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +40.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £550 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.28% -  

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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 957 1337 1318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.45% 89.01% 86.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 949 974
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Leeds

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for BDD.

1 89 (80.18%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (75.68%) TDD
3 75 (67.57%) Java
4 50 (45.05%) Test Automation
5 44 (39.64%) JavaScript
6 40 (36.04%) Cucumber
7 36 (32.43%) Jenkins
8 32 (28.83%) Selenium
9 31 (27.93%) SDLC
10 27 (24.32%) HTML
11 25 (22.52%) Scrum
12 24 (21.62%) WebDriver
13 23 (20.72%) Test Scripting
14 21 (18.92%) Node.js
15 20 (18.02%) Mobile App
16 19 (17.12%) Android Development
16 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (17.12%) Open Source
16 19 (17.12%) Android
17 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
17 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
17 18 (16.22%) SQL
17 18 (16.22%) Python
17 18 (16.22%) Microservices
18 17 (15.32%) PHP
18 17 (15.32%) MySQL
18 17 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (15.32%) REST
18 17 (15.32%) Android SDK

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (11.71%) Confluence
2 3 (2.70%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Slack
2 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.90%) IaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Loggly
3 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (0.90%) DNS
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) MySQL
2 15 (13.51%) MongoDB
2 15 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (11.71%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.80%) Big Data
6 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.90%) HBase
7 1 (0.90%) Redis
7 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.90%) Riak
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (36.04%) Cucumber
2 36 (32.43%) Jenkins
3 32 (28.83%) Selenium
4 24 (21.62%) WebDriver
5 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
6 16 (14.41%) Hudson
7 15 (13.51%) JIRA
8 13 (11.71%) JUnit
9 12 (10.81%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.50%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.60%) Maven
11 4 (3.60%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.70%) JBehave
13 2 (1.80%) DbUnit
13 2 (1.80%) GitLab
13 2 (1.80%) HP UFT
13 2 (1.80%) Mockito
13 2 (1.80%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (54.05%) Developer
2 30 (27.03%) Tester
3 22 (19.82%) Automation Tester
4 21 (18.92%) Java Developer
5 19 (17.12%) Android Developer
6 15 (13.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 15 (13.51%) Selenium Tester
7 11 (9.91%) Java Automation Tester
7 11 (9.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Java Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Agile Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Web Automation Tester
10 6 (5.41%) Web Tester
11 5 (4.50%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) HTML
2 21 (18.92%) Node.js
3 17 (15.32%) Android SDK
3 17 (15.32%) REST
4 16 (14.41%) AngularJS
5 15 (13.51%) XML
6 14 (12.61%) CSS
7 13 (11.71%) React
7 13 (11.71%) Spring
8 11 (9.91%) RESTful
8 11 (9.91%) Web Services
9 9 (8.11%) HTML5
9 9 (8.11%) J2EE
10 8 (7.21%) Ember.js
11 7 (6.31%) .NET
11 7 (6.31%) Gherkin
12 6 (5.41%) CSS3
13 5 (4.50%) Hibernate
14 4 (3.60%) SOAP
15 3 (2.70%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Mobile App
2 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) NHS
4 3 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Fintech
6 1 (0.90%) iPad
6 1 (0.90%) iPhone
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) Android
2 12 (10.81%) Linux
2 12 (10.81%) Unix
3 11 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (80.18%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (75.68%) TDD
3 50 (45.05%) Test Automation
4 31 (27.93%) SDLC
5 25 (22.52%) Scrum
6 23 (20.72%) Test Scripting
7 19 (17.12%) Android Development
7 19 (17.12%) Open Source
8 18 (16.22%) Microservices
8 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
9 17 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.61%) Kanban
11 10 (9.01%) DevOps
12 9 (8.11%) Pair Programming
13 8 (7.21%) Software Testing
13 8 (7.21%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (7.21%) User Stories
14 7 (6.31%) Continuous Deployment
14 7 (6.31%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (67.57%) Java
2 44 (39.64%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.22%) Python
3 18 (16.22%) SQL
4 17 (15.32%) PHP
5 13 (11.71%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.21%) Scala
7 4 (3.60%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.60%) Ruby
8 3 (2.70%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.70%) C#
8 3 (2.70%) Groovy
9 2 (1.80%) Go
10 1 (0.90%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) ISEB
2 5 (4.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.60%) Degree
3 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Docker
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) HDFS
3 1 (0.90%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Puppet
2 4 (3.60%) Ansible
3 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.90%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) Salt
5 1 (0.90%) Terraform
5 1 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (1.80%) VMware
4 1 (0.90%) Apple
4 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.90%) Google
4 1 (0.90%) HP
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.90%) New Relic
4 1 (0.90%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.90%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.90%) Splunk
4 1 (0.90%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago