Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 23 November 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)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 44 32
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 +3
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.35% 0.48% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 0.63% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 11
North Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +30.43% -11.54%
10th Percentile £250 £363 £225
90th Percentile £475 £388 £463
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 266 319 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 78.01% 76.68% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 172 212
North Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £115 £163 £225
90th Percentile £488 £475 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 16
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.81 £14.69 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.97% -8.20% +25.89%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.31 £12.00
90th Percentile £24.35 £38.65 £39.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in North Yorkshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in North Yorkshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in North Yorkshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York - 6 £250 - 2
Selby - 1 - -
Skipton - 1 £450 -
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Big Data
3 4 (50.00%) Capybara
3 4 (50.00%) Calabash
4 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) ATDD
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) DSDM
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Confluence

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Calabash
1 4 (50.00%) Capybara
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Velocity
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) ATDD
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (25.00%) DSDM
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle