The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 51 64 74
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10  
Contract jobs citing BDD 83 83 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.84% 2.92% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 3.61% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 59 48
Median daily rate £423 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.26% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.94 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.44% -  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1781 2301 2166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.45% 81.05% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1562 1395
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Yorkshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Yorkshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
West Yorkshire -1 54 £420 +21.73% 21
South Yorkshire +13 29 £425 +30.76% 6
Humberside - 1 £350 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 124 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (79.87%) TDD
3 115 (74.68%) Java
4 59 (38.31%) Scrum
5 54 (35.06%) JavaScript
6 44 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 43 (27.92%) Git (software)
8 42 (27.27%) Web Services
9 39 (25.32%) CSS
10 38 (24.68%) Linux
10 38 (24.68%) RESTful
10 38 (24.68%) Selenium
10 38 (24.68%) Cucumber
10 38 (24.68%) REST
11 36 (23.38%) Microservices
12 35 (22.73%) Automated Testing
13 31 (20.13%) Spring
13 31 (20.13%) HTML
13 31 (20.13%) Scala
13 31 (20.13%) Kanban
14 30 (19.48%) JIRA
15 29 (18.83%) User Experience
16 27 (17.53%) Mentoring
16 27 (17.53%) Relational Database
16 27 (17.53%) Test Automation
17 26 (16.88%) Open Source
18 25 (16.23%) DevOps
18 25 (16.23%) Docker
19 24 (15.58%) Front End Development
20 23 (14.94%) Continuous Integration

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in 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 15 (9.74%) Confluence
2 7 (4.55%) Apache
2 7 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.25%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.25%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.95%) Mule
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.65%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.19%) IaaS
3 7 (4.55%) GitHub
4 5 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.25%) Loggly
4 5 (3.25%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (2.60%) CloudBees
5 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.95%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.95%) PaaS
6 3 (1.95%) Slack
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) Internet
2 5 (3.25%) DNS
2 5 (3.25%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.53%) Relational Database
2 22 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 21 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 13 (8.44%) MySQL
5 12 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.55%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.90%) Redis
9 5 (3.25%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.25%) HBase
10 4 (2.60%) Riak
11 2 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.30%) Big Data
12 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 43 (27.92%) Git (software)
3 38 (24.68%) Cucumber
3 38 (24.68%) Selenium
4 30 (19.48%) JIRA
5 19 (12.34%) WebDriver
6 14 (9.09%) Maven
7 12 (7.79%) JUnit
8 11 (7.14%) Mockito
9 8 (5.19%) Spock
10 7 (4.55%) jMock
10 7 (4.55%) Vagrant
11 6 (3.90%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.90%) SpecFlow
12 5 (3.25%) EasyMock
12 5 (3.25%) Gradle
12 5 (3.25%) Grunt
12 5 (3.25%) SonarQube
13 4 (2.60%) Hudson
13 4 (2.60%) JBehave
General
1 9 (5.84%) Retail
2 5 (3.25%) Finance
3 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (55.19%) Developer
2 46 (29.87%) Java Developer
3 23 (14.94%) Tester
4 21 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 18 (11.69%) Automation Tester
6 13 (8.44%) Agile Developer
6 13 (8.44%) Architect
7 12 (7.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 12 (7.79%) Selenium Tester
8 11 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (7.14%) Android Developer
8 11 (7.14%) Java Automation Tester
9 9 (5.84%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
10 8 (5.19%) Analyst
11 7 (4.55%) Java Architect
11 7 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Business Analyst
13 5 (3.25%) Scala Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.27%) Web Services
2 39 (25.32%) CSS
3 38 (24.68%) REST
3 38 (24.68%) RESTful
4 31 (20.13%) HTML
4 31 (20.13%) Spring
5 20 (12.99%) Gherkin
6 19 (12.34%) AngularJS
6 19 (12.34%) HTML5
7 18 (11.69%) JSON
8 14 (9.09%) .NET
8 14 (9.09%) Spring Boot
9 13 (8.44%) Node.js
10 11 (7.14%) Android SDK
10 11 (7.14%) CSS3
10 11 (7.14%) jQuery
10 11 (7.14%) SOAP
11 9 (5.84%) XML
12 6 (3.90%) LAMP
12 6 (3.90%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.83%) User Experience
2 16 (10.39%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.25%) Replication
4 5 (3.25%) Social Media
4 5 (3.25%) Tandem
5 4 (2.60%) NHS
6 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.68%) Linux
2 23 (14.94%) Unix
3 18 (11.69%) Mac OS X
4 16 (10.39%) Android
5 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.90%) CoreOS
6 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (79.87%) TDD
3 59 (38.31%) Scrum
4 36 (23.38%) Microservices
5 35 (22.73%) Automated Testing
6 31 (20.13%) Kanban
7 27 (17.53%) Mentoring
7 27 (17.53%) Test Automation
8 26 (16.88%) Open Source
9 25 (16.23%) DevOps
10 24 (15.58%) Front End Development
11 23 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (13.64%) Configuration Management
13 19 (12.34%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (12.34%) User Stories
14 18 (11.69%) Software Engineering
15 17 (11.04%) Prototyping
16 16 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (9.09%) Automation Testing
18 13 (8.44%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 115 (74.68%) Java
2 54 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 31 (20.13%) Scala
4 16 (10.39%) Python
4 16 (10.39%) SQL
5 12 (7.79%) C#
5 12 (7.79%) Ruby
6 10 (6.49%) PHP
7 9 (5.84%) Groovy
8 5 (3.25%) Clojure
9 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.95%) Go
9 3 (1.95%) Korn
9 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.30%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.30%) C++
11 1 (0.65%) ES6
11 1 (0.65%) Jython
11 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.19%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) ISEB
2 8 (5.19%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.60%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.74%) QA
2 6 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.95%) FATCA
4 2 (1.30%) SDET
System Software
1 25 (16.23%) Docker
2 6 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.25%) HDFS
3 5 (3.25%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (7.14%) Puppet
2 7 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.90%) Ansible
4 5 (3.25%) Nagios
4 5 (3.25%) Salt
4 5 (3.25%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.30%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.65%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.65%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 11 (7.14%) Oracle
2 8 (5.19%) Google
3 6 (3.90%) Splunk
3 6 (3.90%) VMware
4 5 (3.25%) MuleSoft
4 5 (3.25%) New Relic
4 5 (3.25%) Rackspace
4 5 (3.25%) SaltStack
5 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.95%) Solace
6 2 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) CA
7 1 (0.65%) hybris
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) Syncsort
7 1 (0.65%) Temenos
7 1 (0.65%) Zend
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