Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York 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 18 November 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)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - +24 -2
Contract jobs citing BDD 6 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 3.77% - 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% - 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
York median daily rate £250 - £350
North Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £288
% change year-on-year +6.67% +30.43% -11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North 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 York with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
York
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 126 160 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 79.25% 85.56% 81.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 81 125
York median daily rate £338 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £113 £110 £235
90th Percentile £456 £488 £483
North Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
York median hourly rate £27.63 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.50% +42.86% +29.63%
10th Percentile £16.66 £13.60 £13.23
90th Percentile £39.09 £39.00 £40.80
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.81 £14.69 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.97% -8.20% +24.90%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in York

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in York

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in York

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in York over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in York

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 York region with a requirement for BDD.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) Capybara
2 4 (66.67%) Calabash
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) DSDM
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Confluence

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Calabash
1 4 (66.67%) Capybara
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) ATDD
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (33.33%) DSDM
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree