Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 33 37
Rank change year-on-year -39 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.78% 4.78% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 5.66% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 39
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.29% +21.43%
10th Percentile £368 £356 £370
90th Percentile £481 £605 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +21.43%
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 873 724 931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 86.18% 84.38% 84.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 404 615
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £258
90th Percentile £610 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 25
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £35.32 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.94% +64.26% +53.57%
10th Percentile £9.40 £14.90 £13.27
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.88 £34.98
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.93 £19.03 £14.87
% change year-on-year -11.06% +28.02% -0.90%

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
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 21 February 2019. 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 -30 18 £438 +0.63% 10
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) TDD
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (33.33%) JIRA
7 5 (27.78%) Web Development
7 5 (27.78%) Node.js
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
7 5 (27.78%) SDLC
8 4 (22.22%) User Stories
8 4 (22.22%) Ansible
8 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Subversion
8 4 (22.22%) Maven
8 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (22.22%) Puppet
8 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) GitHub
8 4 (22.22%) Selenium
9 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing

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 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
1 3 (16.67%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) GitHub
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Heroku
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) AMQP
2 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Blockchain
3 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) Subversion
4 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
5 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
6 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
6 1 (5.56%) GitLab
6 1 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
6 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Developer
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (22.22%) React Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) Node.js
3 4 (22.22%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) Kafka
5 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (11.11%) React
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
6 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
6 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (5.56%) Redux
6 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) TDD
3 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (16.67%) SFIA
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.56%) Kotlin
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 2 (11.11%) Terraform
3 1 (5.56%) Cobbler
3 1 (5.56%) Grafana
3 1 (5.56%) Graylog
3 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) EnterpriseDB
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Pega
2 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO