The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 27 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 38 45
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7  
Contract jobs citing BDD 24 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.27% 2.69% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 3.21% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 3
Median daily rate £450 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92%  
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 £47.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.28% -  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 276 374 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.64% 83.86% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 282 217
Median daily rate £435 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 11
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.21 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.93% +45.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in South Yorkshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in South Yorkshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Sheffield +22 21 £450 +9.09% 6
Doncaster -6 1 £375 +1.35%
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 50 (92.59%) TDD
2 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (85.19%) Java
3 40 (74.07%) JavaScript
4 38 (70.37%) CSS
4 38 (70.37%) Test Automation
5 37 (68.52%) Git (software)
6 35 (64.81%) Linux
7 33 (61.11%) Web Services
8 32 (59.26%) User Experience
9 31 (57.41%) REST
9 31 (57.41%) Front End Development
9 31 (57.41%) Unix
10 28 (51.85%) Mac OS X
11 25 (46.30%) Relational Database
12 24 (44.44%) Configuration Management
13 23 (42.59%) Mentoring
13 23 (42.59%) Prototyping
14 22 (40.74%) Line Management
15 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
17 18 (33.33%) DevOps
18 17 (31.48%) Web Development
19 16 (29.63%) React
20 13 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
21 12 (22.22%) HTML
22 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
23 9 (16.67%) Finance
24 8 (14.81%) SOAP
24 8 (14.81%) CTC Cleared

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (3.70%) Apache
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) nginx
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) Intranet
1 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (68.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Selenium
3 7 (12.96%) JUnit
4 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.26%) Maven
6 3 (5.56%) Gradle
6 3 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 3 (5.56%) JBehave
6 3 (5.56%) JIRA
6 3 (5.56%) Mockito
6 3 (5.56%) NUnit
7 2 (3.70%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.70%) jMock
7 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.70%) Subversion
7 2 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Electronics
2 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (81.48%) Developer
2 31 (57.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (46.30%) Java Developer
4 14 (25.93%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 5 (9.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Agile Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (1.85%) QA Specialist
9 1 (1.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (70.37%) CSS
2 33 (61.11%) Web Services
3 31 (57.41%) REST
4 16 (29.63%) React
5 12 (22.22%) HTML
6 8 (14.81%) RESTful
6 8 (14.81%) SOAP
7 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.96%) Spring
8 5 (9.26%) HTML5
8 5 (9.26%) XML
9 4 (7.41%) Apache Camel
9 4 (7.41%) CSS3
9 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
9 4 (7.41%) J2EE
9 4 (7.41%) JSON
10 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
10 3 (5.56%) JMS
10 3 (5.56%) Node.js
11 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (59.26%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Fintech
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (64.81%) Linux
2 31 (57.41%) Unix
3 28 (51.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) TDD
2 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (70.37%) Test Automation
4 31 (57.41%) Front End Development
5 24 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 23 (42.59%) Mentoring
6 23 (42.59%) Prototyping
7 22 (40.74%) Line Management
8 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (33.33%) DevOps
10 17 (31.48%) Web Development
11 13 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (14.81%) Integration Testing
13 7 (12.96%) Scrum
14 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
15 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (9.26%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (9.26%) Programme Management
15 5 (9.26%) User Stories
16 4 (7.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 46 (85.19%) Java
2 40 (74.07%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
4 4 (7.41%) Scala
5 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Go
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.85%) ES6
7 1 (1.85%) Korn
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) BC Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) SAP
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Solace
3 1 (1.85%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Zend
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