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 22 June 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)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 47 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.18% 0.20% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 0.24% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Median daily rate £325 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £525 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £525 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.37% -  

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 351 424 417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 84.99% 86.71% 84.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 224 253
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -70.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.88 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £17.50 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 +13 9 £325 -38.09% 8
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
3 8 (47.06%) CSS3
3 8 (47.06%) Sass
3 8 (47.06%) Jasmine
3 8 (47.06%) gulp
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) WAI
4 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) Grunt
4 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
4 7 (41.18%) Mocha
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (35.29%) Behat
5 6 (35.29%) Progressive Enhancement
5 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) PHP
5 6 (35.29%) Twig
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (29.41%) Kanban
6 5 (29.41%) Confluence
6 5 (29.41%) User Stories
7 4 (23.53%) Big Data
7 4 (23.53%) ATDD

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 (29.41%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Mule
2 1 (5.88%) Mule ESB
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
2 8 (47.06%) gulp
2 8 (47.06%) Jasmine
3 7 (41.18%) Grunt
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
3 7 (41.18%) Mocha
3 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
4 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.88%) Bower
6 1 (5.88%) Capybara
6 1 (5.88%) Hudson
6 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (5.88%) PhantomJS
6 1 (5.88%) RSpec
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium
6 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.88%) Sublime Text
6 1 (5.88%) webpack
6 1 (5.88%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Junior
3 4 (23.53%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Junior Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Developer
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) CSS3
2 8 (47.06%) Sass
3 6 (35.29%) Behat
3 6 (35.29%) Twig
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.88%) Express
6 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
6 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.88%) JAX-WS
6 1 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Progressive Enhancement
4 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Kanban
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) User Stories
6 4 (23.53%) ATDD
6 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) DSDM
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) WAI
2 4 (23.53%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.88%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) InterSystems
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle