Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing BDD 21 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.39% 3.53% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 4.21% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 45
South Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% -11.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £350 £352 £377
90th Percentile £500 £645 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +25.00%
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 742 689 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.51% 83.92% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 383 656
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £573 £600 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 36
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £22.91 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.72% +1.83% +62.16%
10th Percentile £9.31 £13.15 £11.84
90th Percentile £33.00 £46.43 £48.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £15.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year +14.70% +2.13% +1.29%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -5 21 £405 +2.86% 4
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 17 (80.95%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) TDD
2 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 9 (42.86%) DevOps
4 8 (38.10%) JIRA
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) Selenium
5 7 (33.33%) SDLC
5 7 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) SOA
6 6 (28.57%) Spring
6 6 (28.57%) Maven
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) N-Tier
7 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
7 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
7 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 5 (23.81%) Docker
7 5 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Gatling
8 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
8 4 (19.05%) MuleSoft
8 4 (19.05%) REST
8 4 (19.05%) Gherkin
8 4 (19.05%) Puppet

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) Confluence
1 3 (14.29%) Mule
1 3 (14.29%) nginx
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) AMQP
1 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
3 1 (4.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 7 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 6 (28.57%) Maven
5 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (19.05%) Gatling
7 3 (14.29%) GitLab
7 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
7 3 (14.29%) JMeter
7 3 (14.29%) JUnit
7 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
8 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
8 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
8 2 (9.52%) NeoLoad
8 2 (9.52%) Subversion
9 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
9 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
9 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Developer
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (19.05%) React Developer
5 3 (14.29%) MuleSoft Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) Gherkin
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) Node.js
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.52%) Ember.js
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) Kafka
4 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (9.52%) React
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
4 2 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.76%) JPA
5 1 (4.76%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (57.14%) TDD
1 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps
3 7 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (33.33%) SDLC
4 6 (28.57%) SOA
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) API Development
7 3 (14.29%) API Testing
7 3 (14.29%) ATDD
7 3 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Microservices
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Java 8
6 1 (4.76%) Kotlin
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) Grafana
4 1 (4.76%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.76%) Graylog
4 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.76%) Kibana
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) MuleSoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Pega
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO