Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 58 64
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing BDD 24 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.75% 1.99% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 2.33% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 12
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £479 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.71% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £363
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £414 £395
% change year-on-year -3.20% +4.75% +5.33%
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 765 731 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 87.73% 85.40% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 432 487
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £274 £256 £257
90th Percentile £564 £538 £625
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 14
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £18.18 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.72% +21.17% -33.33%
10th Percentile £9.52 £10.38 £11.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £26.88 £18.53
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £16.55 £15.25
% change year-on-year -4.17% +8.52% -11.08%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 0 23 £479 +12.71% 13
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) Test Automation
2 16 (66.67%) Java
3 15 (62.50%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) JSON
6 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (25.00%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) Selenium
6 6 (25.00%) Scala
7 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
7 5 (20.83%) Docker
7 5 (20.83%) DevOps
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) Web Development
8 4 (16.67%) Maven
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (16.67%) Puppet
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Flink
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.67%) Maven
5 3 (12.50%) Gradle
5 3 (12.50%) JMeter
5 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.33%) DbUnit
6 2 (8.33%) JUnit
6 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
6 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.17%) JBehave
7 1 (4.17%) Protractor
7 1 (4.17%) RSpec
7 1 (4.17%) SOAtest
7 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.17%) QA Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) JSON
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) RESTful
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (8.33%) Behat
3 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.33%) Java EE
3 2 (8.33%) JAX-RS
3 2 (8.33%) JPA
3 2 (8.33%) JSF
3 2 (8.33%) Node.js
3 2 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) Swagger
3 2 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) Test Automation
2 15 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (16.67%) SDET
4 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Open Source
6 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) User Stories
6 2 (8.33%) Web Design
6 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) Scala
4 5 (20.83%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Java 8
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Ansible
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (8.33%) Rancher
4 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Google
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
1 2 (8.33%) Zend
2 1 (4.17%) HP