Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 40 60
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 -8
Contract jobs citing BDD 29 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 3.10% 4.54% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 5.27% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 11
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +18.52%
10th Percentile £244 £324 £363
90th Percentile £488 £518 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £431
% change year-on-year - -1.45% +15.00%
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 808 778 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 86.32% 86.16% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 446 457
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £413 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.10% +5.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £278 £272 £255
90th Percentile £575 £538 £521
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 21
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.23 £12.75 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% -11.46% -17.71%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.95 £11.00
90th Percentile £24.05 £25.35 £22.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year +8.62% -9.69% -2.70%

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 January 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 January 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 -9 29 £425 -5.56% 19
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) TDD
3 18 (62.07%) Java
4 14 (48.28%) Scrum
5 13 (44.83%) Selenium
5 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
6 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
6 12 (41.38%) C#
6 12 (41.38%) Open Source
7 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
7 9 (31.03%) WebDriver
7 9 (31.03%) Protractor
7 9 (31.03%) HTML
7 9 (31.03%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) OOP
8 8 (27.59%) QA
8 8 (27.59%) Retail
8 8 (27.59%) Gherkin
9 7 (24.14%) Node.js
9 7 (24.14%) React
9 7 (24.14%) .NET
9 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
10 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (20.69%) CSS
10 6 (20.69%) JIRA
10 6 (20.69%) SDET
10 6 (20.69%) Gatling
10 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
11 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
11 5 (17.24%) WireMock

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 (3.45%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
2 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
2 9 (31.03%) Protractor
2 9 (31.03%) WebDriver
3 6 (20.69%) Gatling
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) Gradle
4 5 (17.24%) Maven
5 3 (10.34%) FitNesse
6 2 (6.90%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (6.90%) Moq
6 2 (6.90%) NUnit
7 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.45%) Grunt
7 1 (3.45%) gulp
7 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.45%) RSpec
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Developer in Test
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer in Test
5 3 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) React Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (6.90%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) Gherkin
3 7 (24.14%) .NET
3 7 (24.14%) Node.js
3 7 (24.14%) React
4 6 (20.69%) CSS
5 5 (17.24%) WireMock
6 4 (13.79%) RESTful
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (10.34%) Redux
8 2 (6.90%) Angular 2
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.90%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) Grails
8 2 (6.90%) HTML5
8 2 (6.90%) JSON
8 2 (6.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) TDD
3 14 (48.28%) Scrum
4 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
5 12 (41.38%) Open Source
6 8 (27.59%) OOP
7 6 (20.69%) SDET
7 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.24%) DevOps
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Microservices
9 4 (13.79%) SOLID
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
11 2 (6.90%) MVC
11 2 (6.90%) QA Automation
11 2 (6.90%) User Stories
11 2 (6.90%) Web Development
12 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) ES6
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) Scala
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Clojure
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian