The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 45 69
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24  
Contract jobs citing BDD 943 948 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.56% 4.38% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 5.14% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 817 606
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £617 £550
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 £48.75 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.37% -  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17919 18449 19236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12848 13494 13624
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 158 261
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in London

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in London

BDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BDD in London

BDD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 161 £500 - 48
Croydon +4 35 £525 +16.66% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £350 - 5
Bromley 0 4 £575 +21.05% 2
West End of London +10 3 £363 -27.50% 9
Canary Wharf +3 3 £588 +67.85%
Westminster +2 2 £475 +8.57%
Twickenham - 2 £270 - 1
Hammersmith -6 1 £425 - 2
Heathrow - 1 £600 -
Feltham - 1 £460 -
Hounslow - 1 £600 - 1
Ilford - 1 £450 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Greenwich - 1 £425 -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 1482 (83.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1453 (81.72%) TDD
3 778 (43.76%) Java
4 682 (38.36%) JavaScript
5 592 (33.30%) Scrum
6 480 (27.00%) AngularJS
7 453 (25.48%) Test Automation
8 439 (24.69%) HTML
9 407 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
10 402 (22.61%) Git (software)
11 398 (22.38%) CSS
12 381 (21.43%) Microservices
13 355 (19.97%) Node.js
14 347 (19.52%) C#
15 327 (18.39%) Cucumber
16 325 (18.28%) .NET
17 324 (18.22%) React
18 312 (17.55%) DevOps
19 309 (17.38%) Jenkins
20 297 (16.70%) Spring
21 294 (16.54%) Web Services
22 289 (16.25%) HTML5
23 287 (16.14%) Kanban
24 283 (15.92%) REST
25 279 (15.69%) Finance
26 272 (15.30%) Selenium
27 271 (15.24%) MVC
28 267 (15.02%) OO
28 267 (15.02%) RESTful
29 261 (14.68%) E-Commerce

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 117 (6.58%) Confluence
2 95 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
3 81 (4.56%) Apache Spark
4 39 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 38 (2.14%) Apache
6 34 (1.91%) CMS
7 26 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 25 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 24 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
10 22 (1.24%) Mule
11 21 (1.18%) NServiceBus
12 18 (1.01%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.79%) Drupal
13 14 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (0.56%) JBoss
15 10 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.51%) EPiServer
17 8 (0.45%) GlassFish
17 8 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
1 14 (0.79%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.17%) InDesign
4 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.056%) GIMP
6 1 (0.056%) HipChat
6 1 (0.056%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.73%) Magento
4 9 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.45%) Endur
6 4 (0.22%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.056%) Actimize
8 1 (0.056%) BASE24
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.056%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 223 (12.54%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (5.12%) GitHub
4 36 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (1.46%) PaaS
6 13 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.56%) Bluemix
7 10 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
7 10 (0.56%) SaaS
8 9 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.45%) Slack
10 7 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.39%) IaaS
11 5 (0.28%) Heroku
12 4 (0.22%) CloudBees
12 4 (0.22%) G Suite
12 4 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.42%) HTTP
2 17 (0.96%) Internet
3 12 (0.67%) Kerberos
4 9 (0.51%) AMQP
5 8 (0.45%) LDAP
6 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.22%) X.509
7 3 (0.17%) DNS
7 3 (0.17%) Skype
7 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.11%) Firewall
8 2 (0.11%) IMAP
8 2 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.11%) SNA
9 1 (0.056%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.056%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.056%) Network Security
9 1 (0.056%) POP3
9 1 (0.056%) VLAN
9 1 (0.056%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (13.78%) NoSQL
2 193 (10.85%) MongoDB
3 148 (8.32%) SQL Server
4 129 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
5 115 (6.47%) Hadoop
6 112 (6.30%) MySQL
7 109 (6.13%) Big Data
8 106 (5.96%) Relational Database
9 79 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 54 (3.04%) RDBMS
11 50 (2.81%) HBase
12 31 (1.74%) RavenDB
13 26 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (1.01%) DB2
14 18 (1.01%) Endeca
15 17 (0.96%) Redis
16 15 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (0.84%) Power BI
17 13 (0.73%) Apache Hive
17 13 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 402 (22.61%) Git (software)
2 327 (18.39%) Cucumber
3 309 (17.38%) Jenkins
4 272 (15.30%) Selenium
5 254 (14.29%) JIRA
6 144 (8.10%) WebDriver
7 140 (7.87%) TeamCity
8 127 (7.14%) JUnit
9 117 (6.58%) SpecFlow
9 117 (6.58%) Subversion
10 99 (5.57%) Maven
11 94 (5.29%) Mockito
12 82 (4.61%) Octopus Deploy
13 76 (4.27%) gulp
14 75 (4.22%) Jasmine
15 63 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 59 (3.32%) Grunt
17 58 (3.26%) IntelliJ
17 58 (3.26%) Mocha
17 58 (3.26%) webpack
General
1 279 (15.69%) Finance
2 162 (9.11%) Banking
3 97 (5.46%) Retail
4 58 (3.26%) Games
5 52 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 46 (2.59%) Marketing
7 30 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.52%) Front Office
9 25 (1.41%) Electronics
9 25 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.18%) Publishing
11 19 (1.07%) Advertising
12 18 (1.01%) Back Office
13 16 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.62%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.34%) Law
16 5 (0.28%) Digital Economy
17 4 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
18 3 (0.17%) Legal
18 3 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1207 (67.89%) Developer
2 361 (20.30%) Java Developer
3 226 (12.71%) Senior Developer
4 153 (8.61%) JavaScript Developer
5 151 (8.49%) Agile Developer
6 148 (8.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 143 (8.04%) .NET Developer
8 122 (6.86%) C# Developer
9 120 (6.75%) Analyst
10 107 (6.02%) Angular Developer
11 103 (5.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 88 (4.95%) Business Analyst
12 88 (4.95%) Tester
13 79 (4.44%) Scala Developer
14 78 (4.39%) Agile Java Developer
15 77 (4.33%) Automation Tester
15 77 (4.33%) Node.js Developer
16 76 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
17 64 (3.60%) HTML Developer
18 63 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (27.00%) AngularJS
2 439 (24.69%) HTML
3 398 (22.38%) CSS
4 355 (19.97%) Node.js
5 325 (18.28%) .NET
6 324 (18.22%) React
7 297 (16.70%) Spring
8 294 (16.54%) Web Services
9 289 (16.25%) HTML5
10 283 (15.92%) REST
11 267 (15.02%) RESTful
12 197 (11.08%) CSS3
13 170 (9.56%) ASP.NET
14 127 (7.14%) jQuery
15 120 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 112 (6.30%) Hibernate
17 110 (6.19%) JSON
18 109 (6.13%) XML
19 107 (6.02%) Sass
20 104 (5.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 182 (10.24%) Greenfield Project
2 125 (7.03%) User Experience
3 83 (4.67%) Fintech
4 74 (4.16%) Mobile App
5 62 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 57 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 43 (2.42%) Public Cloud
8 35 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 33 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.74%) iPad
11 25 (1.41%) Blog
12 24 (1.35%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.29%) Derivative
14 22 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 18 (1.01%) Equities
15 18 (1.01%) Social Media
16 17 (0.96%) Hedge funds
17 15 (0.84%) Management Information System
17 15 (0.84%) Video on Demand
18 13 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 167 (9.39%) Linux
2 72 (4.05%) Unix
3 59 (3.32%) Android
3 59 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 45 (2.53%) Windows
5 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.17%) CentOS
7 3 (0.17%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.11%) SUSE
9 1 (0.056%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.056%) Solaris
9 1 (0.056%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1482 (83.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1453 (81.72%) TDD
3 592 (33.30%) Scrum
4 453 (25.48%) Test Automation
5 407 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
6 381 (21.43%) Microservices
7 312 (17.55%) DevOps
8 287 (16.14%) Kanban
9 271 (15.24%) MVC
10 267 (15.02%) OO
11 261 (14.68%) E-Commerce
12 207 (11.64%) Software Engineering
13 204 (11.47%) Pair Programming
14 172 (9.67%) Front End Development
15 148 (8.32%) SOA
16 142 (7.99%) User Stories
17 132 (7.42%) Web Development
18 128 (7.20%) Unit Testing
19 124 (6.97%) Continuous Delivery
19 124 (6.97%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 778 (43.76%) Java
2 682 (38.36%) JavaScript
3 347 (19.52%) C#
4 247 (13.89%) SQL
5 206 (11.59%) Scala
6 168 (9.45%) Python
7 167 (9.39%) Ruby
8 68 (3.82%) ES6
9 56 (3.15%) Groovy
10 46 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 33 (1.86%) Go
12 30 (1.69%) Bash Shell
13 29 (1.63%) T-SQL
14 27 (1.52%) PHP
15 25 (1.41%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.35%) Objective-C
17 23 (1.29%) Apple Swift
18 22 (1.24%) C++
18 22 (1.24%) TypeScript
19 20 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 119 (6.69%) Security Cleared
2 94 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 89 (5.01%) Degree
4 27 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (1.29%) ISEB
6 15 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.28%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.28%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.17%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.11%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.11%) PhD
12 1 (0.056%) AAT
12 1 (0.056%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.056%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (12.65%) QA
2 12 (0.67%) MiFID
3 9 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.34%) FATCA
6 5 (0.28%) SLA
7 3 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.056%) EMIR
8 1 (0.056%) IFRS
8 1 (0.056%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 193 (10.85%) Docker
2 16 (0.90%) HDFS
3 12 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.056%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.056%) iptables
6 1 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 84 (4.72%) Kubernetes
2 56 (3.15%) Ansible
3 51 (2.87%) Puppet
4 43 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (1.18%) Grafana
6 17 (0.96%) Graphite
6 17 (0.96%) logstash
7 15 (0.84%) Kibana
8 14 (0.79%) Nagios
8 14 (0.79%) Terraform
9 9 (0.51%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.45%) Control-M
10 8 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
10 8 (0.45%) Mesos
11 5 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.28%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.28%) Oozie
12 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.17%) Rancher
12 3 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 100 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 97 (5.46%) Oracle
3 33 (1.86%) Splunk
4 32 (1.80%) SAP
5 30 (1.69%) IBM
5 30 (1.69%) New Relic
6 24 (1.35%) ATG
7 20 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 19 (1.07%) Google
9 18 (1.01%) hybris
9 18 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 17 (0.96%) AppDynamics
10 17 (0.96%) Xamarin
11 16 (0.90%) Adobe
12 14 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.73%) MuleSoft
14 11 (0.62%) Cloudera
14 11 (0.62%) Hortonworks
14 11 (0.62%) Sybase
15 10 (0.56%) HP
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