Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 58 31
Rank change year-on-year +16 -27 +24
Contract jobs citing BDD 28 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 3.95% 2.10% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 2.44% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 34
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £500 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £375 £347 £341
90th Percentile £544 £488 £515
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.82% - +13.33%
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 597 820 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 84.20% 86.04% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 538 439
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £281
90th Percentile £550 £565 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 17
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £13.23 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% +5.80% -13.19%
10th Percentile £9.26 £9.00 £9.14
90th Percentile £22.72 £28.50 £24.30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -13.58%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +17 26 £500 +14.29% 12
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Java
3 19 (67.86%) Web Services
4 17 (60.71%) HTML
4 17 (60.71%) CSS
5 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (46.43%) JUnit
7 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 12 (42.86%) Cucumber
8 11 (39.29%) REST
8 11 (39.29%) TDD
9 10 (35.71%) Scrum
9 10 (35.71%) SQL
9 10 (35.71%) CSS3
9 10 (35.71%) HTML5
9 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
9 10 (35.71%) Integration Testing
9 10 (35.71%) Groovy
9 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
9 10 (35.71%) Docker
10 9 (32.14%) Maven
10 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
10 9 (32.14%) JMeter
10 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (28.57%) NetBeans
11 8 (28.57%) Spring
11 8 (28.57%) Oracle
11 8 (28.57%) DB2
11 8 (28.57%) HTTP
11 8 (28.57%) Java RMI

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 5 (17.86%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (28.57%) DB2
2 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (17.86%) MySQL
5 3 (10.71%) Big Data
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.57%) GIS
7 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) JUnit
2 12 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (32.14%) JMeter
4 9 (32.14%) Maven
5 8 (28.57%) NetBeans
6 7 (25.00%) Gradle
7 6 (21.43%) JIRA
8 5 (17.86%) DbUnit
9 4 (14.29%) Selenium
9 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 4 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
11 2 (7.14%) Moq
11 2 (7.14%) NUnit
11 2 (7.14%) Protractor
11 2 (7.14%) QF-Test
11 2 (7.14%) RSpec
12 1 (3.57%) Gatling
12 1 (3.57%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Java Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) Web Services
2 17 (60.71%) CSS
2 17 (60.71%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) REST
4 10 (35.71%) CSS3
4 10 (35.71%) HTML5
5 8 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 8 (28.57%) Java RMI
5 8 (28.57%) OSGi
5 8 (28.57%) Spring
6 7 (25.00%) Swagger
7 6 (21.43%) RESTful
8 5 (17.86%) Apache Camel
8 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
8 5 (17.86%) Java EE
8 5 (17.86%) JPA
8 5 (17.86%) JSF
9 4 (14.29%) JAX-RS
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.57%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 10 (35.71%) Integration Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Build Automation
6 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (28.57%) Web Development
7 7 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
9 5 (17.86%) Dependency Management
9 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.86%) SDLC
9 5 (17.86%) User Stories
10 3 (10.71%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Groovy
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Java 8
5 2 (7.14%) Jython
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) GLSL
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 6 (21.43%) Ansible
3 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.86%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.57%) Zend