Period
to 25 June 2018

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 6 months to 25 June 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 28 54
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 26 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.72% 6.84% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 8.35% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 27
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £371 £363 £288
90th Percentile £488 £525 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 806 647 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.31% 81.90% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 374 564
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +26.92%
10th Percentile £268 £208 £264
90th Percentile £550 £567 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 16
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £14.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.32% -25.33% +21.83%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £12.88
90th Percentile £49.88 £26.15 £26.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.61 £13.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year +58.54% -16.80% -6.55%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 25 June 2018.

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 6 months to 25 June 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
Sheffield -16 26 £455 +7.06% 5
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 20 (76.92%) TDD
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Java
4 13 (50.00%) JIRA
4 13 (50.00%) Confluence
4 13 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 13 (50.00%) Coaching
4 13 (50.00%) Microservices
4 13 (50.00%) SFIA
5 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 11 (42.31%) REST
7 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 10 (38.46%) SDLC
8 9 (34.62%) Slack
8 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
9 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 8 (30.77%) Scrum
9 8 (30.77%) Spring
10 7 (26.92%) SQL
10 7 (26.92%) Open Source
10 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (26.92%) User Stories
10 7 (26.92%) DevOps
11 6 (23.08%) OWASP
11 6 (23.08%) HP UFT
11 6 (23.08%) JMeter
12 5 (19.23%) Finance
12 5 (19.23%) Nessus
12 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
12 5 (19.23%) Linux

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 13 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) Mule
3 2 (7.69%) SAS
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Slack
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) CloudBees
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
1 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) JIRA
2 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
4 6 (23.08%) HP UFT
4 6 (23.08%) JMeter
5 5 (19.23%) Burp Suite
5 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
5 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
6 2 (7.69%) Selenium
7 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) MuleSoft Developer
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Database Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) JIRA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) REST
2 8 (30.77%) Spring
3 5 (19.23%) Node.js
4 4 (15.38%) Spring Boot
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) Dropwizard
6 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.69%) JSON
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.85%) CSS
7 1 (3.85%) HTML
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) TDD
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Coaching
3 13 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 13 (50.00%) Microservices
3 13 (50.00%) SFIA
4 10 (38.46%) SDLC
4 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) DevOps
6 7 (26.92%) Open Source
6 7 (26.92%) User Stories
7 6 (23.08%) OWASP
8 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
9 4 (15.38%) ATDD
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Java 8
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) WCAG
2 1 (3.85%) PSD2
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Nessus
2 1 (3.85%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) MuleSoft
2 2 (7.69%) Informatica
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) HP