Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 55 40
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 +14
Contract jobs citing BDD 32 18 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 4.29% 2.04% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 2.35% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 33
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £340
90th Percentile £543 £575 £490
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.00% +5.88% +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 641 765 894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 85.92% 86.54% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 482 483
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £263 £276
90th Percentile £550 £538 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 11
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £13.23 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% -8.79% -35.91%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.00 £10.86
90th Percentile £39.63 £27.30 £18.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -18.84%

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 September 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 September 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 +13 31 £475 +5.56% 16
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Java
3 19 (59.38%) Test Automation
4 16 (50.00%) Web Services
5 15 (46.88%) TDD
6 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 13 (40.63%) HTML
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
8 11 (34.38%) Scrum
8 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
9 10 (31.25%) Maven
9 10 (31.25%) JUnit
9 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
9 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (28.13%) Gherkin
11 8 (25.00%) REST
11 8 (25.00%) Docker
11 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (25.00%) Spring
11 8 (25.00%) JMeter
12 7 (21.88%) Linux
12 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
12 7 (21.88%) Selenium
12 7 (21.88%) Groovy
12 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
12 7 (21.88%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (21.88%) Swagger
12 7 (21.88%) Gradle

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 (15.63%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
2 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (15.63%) DB2
4 5 (15.63%) MySQL
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data
6 1 (3.13%) Flink
6 1 (3.13%) GIS
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
3 10 (31.25%) JUnit
3 10 (31.25%) Maven
4 8 (25.00%) JMeter
5 7 (21.88%) Gradle
5 7 (21.88%) Selenium
6 5 (15.63%) DbUnit
6 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
6 5 (15.63%) NetBeans
7 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 4 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (9.38%) JIRA
8 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
9 2 (6.25%) Protractor
9 2 (6.25%) QF-Test
9 2 (6.25%) RSpec
10 1 (3.13%) CA Release Automation
10 1 (3.13%) Gatling
10 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Developer in Test
4 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Java Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Web Services
2 13 (40.63%) CSS
2 13 (40.63%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) Gherkin
4 8 (25.00%) REST
4 8 (25.00%) Spring
5 7 (21.88%) Swagger
6 6 (18.75%) CSS3
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
6 6 (18.75%) JSON
6 6 (18.75%) RESTful
7 5 (15.63%) Apache Camel
7 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
7 5 (15.63%) Java EE
7 5 (15.63%) Java RMI
7 5 (15.63%) JPA
7 5 (15.63%) JSF
7 5 (15.63%) OSGi
8 4 (12.50%) JAX-RS
8 4 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.13%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Test Automation
3 15 (46.88%) TDD
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
7 7 (21.88%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Web Development
9 5 (15.63%) Build Automation
9 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (15.63%) SDLC
9 5 (15.63%) User Stories
10 4 (12.50%) DevOps
10 4 (12.50%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) Groovy
5 5 (15.63%) C#
6 4 (12.50%) Scala
7 3 (9.38%) Java 8
8 2 (6.25%) Jython
9 1 (3.13%) GLSL
9 1 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Ansible
1 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (15.63%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.13%) Zend