The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 24 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing BDD 69 106 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.89% 5.17% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.64% 5.89% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 76 87
Median daily rate £425 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £550 £379
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1223 1799 1809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.74% 87.67% 85.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 1240 1282
Median daily rate £403 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 33
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in West Yorkshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in West Yorkshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds -1 68 £425 -8.10% 21
Bradford +8 1 £425 +9.67%
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 102 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (73.39%) TDD
3 82 (66.13%) Java
4 51 (41.13%) Test Automation
5 45 (36.29%) Cucumber
5 45 (36.29%) JavaScript
6 42 (33.87%) Jenkins
7 36 (29.03%) Scrum
8 32 (25.81%) Selenium
9 31 (25.00%) SDLC
10 28 (22.58%) HTML
10 28 (22.58%) Open Source
11 25 (20.16%) JIRA
11 25 (20.16%) Microservices
12 24 (19.35%) WebDriver
13 23 (18.55%) Test Scripting
13 23 (18.55%) Android
14 21 (16.94%) Node.js
14 21 (16.94%) Kanban
15 20 (16.13%) Mobile App
15 20 (16.13%) Android Development
16 19 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (15.32%) NoSQL
16 19 (15.32%) SQL
17 18 (14.52%) PHP
17 18 (14.52%) Python
17 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
17 18 (14.52%) REST
17 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
18 17 (13.71%) RESTful

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (10.48%) Confluence
2 3 (2.42%) Apache
3 2 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Slack
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.81%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Loggly
3 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) DNS
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) NoSQL
2 17 (13.71%) MySQL
3 16 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (12.10%) MongoDB
5 12 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.61%) Big Data
7 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.81%) HBase
8 1 (0.81%) Redis
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) Riak
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (36.29%) Cucumber
2 42 (33.87%) Jenkins
3 32 (25.81%) Selenium
4 25 (20.16%) JIRA
5 24 (19.35%) WebDriver
6 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
7 16 (12.90%) Hudson
8 13 (10.48%) JUnit
9 12 (9.68%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.03%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.23%) Maven
11 4 (3.23%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.42%) JBehave
13 2 (1.61%) DbUnit
13 2 (1.61%) FitNesse
13 2 (1.61%) jMock
13 2 (1.61%) Mockito
13 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.61%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.26%) Retail
2 5 (4.03%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Marketing
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (50.81%) Developer
2 30 (24.19%) Tester
3 22 (17.74%) Automation Tester
3 22 (17.74%) Java Developer
4 19 (15.32%) Android Developer
5 15 (12.10%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 15 (12.10%) Selenium Tester
6 11 (8.87%) Java Automation Tester
6 11 (8.87%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Analyst
7 8 (6.45%) Java Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Agile Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Architect
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Web Automation Tester
9 6 (4.84%) Web Tester
10 5 (4.03%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.58%) HTML
2 21 (16.94%) Node.js
3 18 (14.52%) REST
4 17 (13.71%) Android SDK
4 17 (13.71%) RESTful
5 16 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 15 (12.10%) CSS
6 15 (12.10%) XML
7 13 (10.48%) React
7 13 (10.48%) Spring
8 11 (8.87%) Web Services
9 9 (7.26%) HTML5
9 9 (7.26%) J2EE
10 8 (6.45%) .NET
10 8 (6.45%) Ember.js
11 7 (5.65%) Gherkin
12 6 (4.84%) CSS3
12 6 (4.84%) JSON
13 5 (4.03%) Hibernate
14 4 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 19 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.03%) User Experience
5 4 (3.23%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) Fintech
6 1 (0.81%) iPad
6 1 (0.81%) iPhone
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.55%) Android
2 12 (9.68%) Linux
2 12 (9.68%) Unix
3 11 (8.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (73.39%) TDD
3 51 (41.13%) Test Automation
4 36 (29.03%) Scrum
5 31 (25.00%) SDLC
6 28 (22.58%) Open Source
7 25 (20.16%) Microservices
8 23 (18.55%) Test Scripting
9 21 (16.94%) Kanban
10 20 (16.13%) Android Development
11 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
12 17 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (8.87%) User Stories
14 10 (8.06%) DevOps
15 9 (7.26%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (7.26%) Pair Programming
16 8 (6.45%) Software Testing
16 8 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
17 7 (5.65%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (66.13%) Java
2 45 (36.29%) JavaScript
3 19 (15.32%) SQL
4 18 (14.52%) PHP
4 18 (14.52%) Python
5 13 (10.48%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.45%) Scala
7 4 (3.23%) C#
7 4 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.23%) Ruby
8 3 (2.42%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.42%) Groovy
9 2 (1.61%) Go
10 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) ISEB
2 5 (4.03%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.23%) Degree
3 4 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (11.29%) Docker
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) HDFS
3 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Puppet
2 4 (3.23%) Ansible
3 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.61%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.81%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.81%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) Salt
5 1 (0.81%) Terraform
5 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (7.26%) Red Hat
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle
3 4 (3.23%) Google
4 2 (1.61%) VMware
4 2 (1.61%) Zend
5 1 (0.81%) Apple
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.81%) HP
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.81%) New Relic
5 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.81%) Splunk
5 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday