Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 April 2018 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)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 63 71
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 -28
Contract jobs citing BDD 28 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.88% 1.01% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.19% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £238 £382 £418
90th Percentile £550 £470 £498
East Midlands median daily rate £421 £414 £450
% change year-on-year +1.81% -8.06% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 851 672 855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 87.46% 85.17% 83.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 385 466
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £413 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £275 £257 £248
90th Percentile £588 £533 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 16
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +17.46% -4.55%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.38 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.98 £25.00 £21.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.32% -11.43% +6.06%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Nottinghamshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Nottinghamshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Nottinghamshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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
Nottingham +8 28 £475 +11.76% 19
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) Java
3 20 (71.43%) TDD
4 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 11 (39.29%) QA
5 11 (39.29%) Scrum
6 10 (35.71%) Finance
7 9 (32.14%) C#
8 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 8 (28.57%) OOP
8 8 (28.57%) Selenium
8 8 (28.57%) Retail
8 8 (28.57%) Open Source
8 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 8 (28.57%) Scala
8 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 8 (28.57%) Docker
8 8 (28.57%) SDET
9 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 7 (25.00%) JSON
9 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) Mac OS X
10 6 (21.43%) SQL
10 6 (21.43%) CSS
10 6 (21.43%) JIRA
10 6 (21.43%) Maven
11 5 (17.86%) DevOps

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) Flink
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (21.43%) JIRA
3 6 (21.43%) Maven
4 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 5 (17.86%) Gatling
4 5 (17.86%) Gradle
4 5 (17.86%) Protractor
5 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.57%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.57%) JBehave
6 1 (3.57%) Moq
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Retail
3 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Developer in Test
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer in Test
5 3 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
1 7 (25.00%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
3 5 (17.86%) React
3 5 (17.86%) WireMock
4 4 (14.29%) Node.js
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) Behat
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) Doctrine
6 2 (7.14%) Grails
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) Symfony
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.57%) Dropwizard
7 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) TDD
3 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 11 (39.29%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) OOP
5 8 (28.57%) Open Source
5 8 (28.57%) SDET
6 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.86%) DevOps
7 5 (17.86%) QA Automation
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (14.29%) Microservices
9 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
9 3 (10.71%) Web Development
10 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.14%) OO
10 2 (7.14%) OO PHP
10 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (7.14%) User Stories
10 2 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) Scala
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) Java 8
6 3 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.14%) Perl
7 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) Clojure
8 1 (3.57%) ES6
8 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Google
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Zend