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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 41 46 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15  
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.03% 0.90% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.07% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £468 £400
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 £45.87 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -2.92% -  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 345 466 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 87.34% 83.81% 79.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 244 165
Median daily rate £368 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.44% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 10
Median hourly rate £19.99 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.93% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 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
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 3 months to 23 March 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
Nottingham +8 8 £425 -5.55% 5
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

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

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Behat
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
5 7 (50.00%) CSS3
5 7 (50.00%) Mocha
5 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) Jasmine
5 7 (50.00%) Sass
5 7 (50.00%) gulp
6 6 (42.86%) Twig
6 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) Grunt
6 6 (42.86%) WAI
6 6 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (28.57%) PHPUnit
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Symfony
7 4 (28.57%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) JMS
7 4 (28.57%) HTTP
7 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) Web Development

BDD
Top Related 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 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 7 (50.00%) gulp
3 7 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 7 (50.00%) Mocha
3 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) Grunt
4 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) PHPUnit
6 1 (7.14%) Babel
6 1 (7.14%) Hudson
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) Maven
6 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.14%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Developer
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SOA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
5 1 (7.14%) CSS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Behat
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) CSS3
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Sass
3 6 (42.86%) Twig
4 4 (28.57%) Doctrine
4 4 (28.57%) JMS
4 4 (28.57%) Symfony
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) JAX-WS
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Social Media
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) OO PHP
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) BPEL
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) MVVM
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) XAML
3 1 (7.14%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) WAI
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Apigee