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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 48 40 50
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10  
Contract jobs citing BDD 41 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.06% 4.21% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 4.93% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 36
Median daily rate £410 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £524 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.94 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.44% -  

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 861 1216 1014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.33% 85.27% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 864 679
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 74 (85.06%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (81.61%) TDD
3 66 (75.86%) Java
4 36 (41.38%) Scrum
5 32 (36.78%) Jenkins
6 26 (29.89%) Selenium
7 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 24 (27.59%) Cucumber
8 22 (25.29%) RESTful
9 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
9 21 (24.14%) Kanban
9 21 (24.14%) Microservices
10 20 (22.99%) Scala
10 20 (22.99%) Spring
10 20 (22.99%) HTML
11 19 (21.84%) Test Automation
12 17 (19.54%) REST
12 17 (19.54%) JIRA
13 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
13 16 (18.39%) Python
13 16 (18.39%) MongoDB
13 16 (18.39%) Mobile App
14 15 (17.24%) Open Source
14 15 (17.24%) Linux
14 15 (17.24%) Web Services
15 14 (16.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (16.09%) User Stories
15 14 (16.09%) AngularJS
16 13 (14.94%) Mentoring
16 13 (14.94%) DevOps

BDD
Top Related 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 (14.94%) Confluence
2 7 (8.05%) Apache
3 5 (5.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.75%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.45%) Mule
5 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.20%) IaaS
3 6 (6.90%) GitHub
4 5 (5.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.75%) Loggly
4 5 (5.75%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (4.60%) CloudBees
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (3.45%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.45%) PaaS
6 3 (3.45%) Slack
7 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) DNS
1 5 (5.75%) HTTP
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) MongoDB
2 13 (14.94%) MySQL
3 11 (12.64%) NoSQL
3 11 (12.64%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (11.49%) Relational Database
5 9 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.75%) HBase
6 5 (5.75%) Redis
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.60%) Riak
8 2 (2.30%) Big Data
9 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (36.78%) Jenkins
2 26 (29.89%) Selenium
3 24 (27.59%) Cucumber
4 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
5 17 (19.54%) JIRA
6 12 (13.79%) Maven
6 12 (13.79%) WebDriver
7 10 (11.49%) JUnit
8 6 (6.90%) SoapUI
9 5 (5.75%) Grunt
9 5 (5.75%) SonarQube
9 5 (5.75%) SpecFlow
9 5 (5.75%) Vagrant
10 4 (4.60%) Hudson
10 4 (4.60%) Jasmine
10 4 (4.60%) Mockito
11 2 (2.30%) DbUnit
11 2 (2.30%) Gradle
11 2 (2.30%) JBehave
11 2 (2.30%) Spock
General
1 3 (3.45%) Finance
1 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (48.28%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Tester
4 13 (14.94%) Automation Tester
5 11 (12.64%) Android Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 8 (9.20%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (8.05%) Architect
7 7 (8.05%) Java Automation Tester
8 6 (6.90%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (4.60%) Java Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Java Scala Developer
10 4 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Lead Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Scala Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) RESTful
2 20 (22.99%) HTML
2 20 (22.99%) Spring
3 17 (19.54%) REST
4 15 (17.24%) Web Services
5 14 (16.09%) AngularJS
6 13 (14.94%) Gherkin
6 13 (14.94%) HTML5
7 12 (13.79%) CSS
8 11 (12.64%) Android SDK
9 9 (10.34%) .NET
9 9 (10.34%) jQuery
9 9 (10.34%) Node.js
9 9 (10.34%) SOAP
10 8 (9.20%) JSON
11 7 (8.05%) CSS3
12 6 (6.90%) Play Framework
13 5 (5.75%) Django
13 5 (5.75%) LAMP
13 5 (5.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Replication
3 5 (5.75%) Social Media
3 5 (5.75%) Tandem
3 5 (5.75%) User Experience
4 4 (4.60%) NHS
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Android
3 5 (5.75%) CoreOS
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (85.06%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (81.61%) TDD
3 36 (41.38%) Scrum
4 21 (24.14%) Kanban
4 21 (24.14%) Microservices
5 19 (21.84%) Test Automation
6 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
7 15 (17.24%) Open Source
8 14 (16.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (16.09%) User Stories
9 13 (14.94%) Automated Testing
9 13 (14.94%) DevOps
9 13 (14.94%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.64%) Android Development
10 11 (12.64%) Automation Testing
10 11 (12.64%) Exploratory Testing
11 10 (11.49%) Software Testing
12 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
13 8 (9.20%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.86%) Java
2 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 20 (22.99%) Scala
4 16 (18.39%) Python
5 11 (12.64%) SQL
6 10 (11.49%) Ruby
7 9 (10.34%) PHP
8 7 (8.05%) C#
9 6 (6.90%) Groovy
10 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.45%) Go
11 2 (2.30%) Korn
11 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.15%) C++
12 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) ISEB
1 7 (8.05%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.30%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) FATCA
3 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.15%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Docker
2 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.75%) HDFS
3 5 (5.75%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (11.49%) Puppet
2 5 (5.75%) Ansible
2 5 (5.75%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.75%) Nagios
2 5 (5.75%) Salt
2 5 (5.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle
2 6 (6.90%) VMware
3 5 (5.75%) Google
3 5 (5.75%) MuleSoft
3 5 (5.75%) New Relic
3 5 (5.75%) Rackspace
3 5 (5.75%) SaltStack
3 5 (5.75%) Splunk
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.30%) Solace
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe
6 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) Kony
6 1 (1.15%) Temenos
6 1 (1.15%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago