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 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 46 53
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7  
Contract jobs citing BDD 99 122 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.97% 4.41% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.89% 5.09% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 89 99
Median daily rate £425 £440 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £400
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 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 1680 2396 2467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.42% 86.53% 83.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1666 1725
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £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 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 June 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 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
West Yorkshire +4 69 £425 -5.55% 26
South Yorkshire +19 25 £450 +9.09% 4
East Yorkshire - 4 £365 - 1
BDD
England

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

1 148 (80.87%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (78.14%) TDD
3 128 (69.95%) Java
4 92 (50.27%) Test Automation
5 89 (48.63%) JavaScript
6 58 (31.69%) Git (software)
7 53 (28.96%) Cucumber
7 53 (28.96%) CSS
8 48 (26.23%) Linux
9 47 (25.68%) Jenkins
10 46 (25.14%) REST
11 44 (24.04%) Scrum
11 44 (24.04%) Unix
12 42 (22.95%) Web Services
13 40 (21.86%) Selenium
14 39 (21.31%) HTML
14 39 (21.31%) User Experience
15 35 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (18.58%) Front End Development
17 32 (17.49%) SDLC
18 31 (16.94%) Mentoring
18 31 (16.94%) Open Source
18 31 (16.94%) Configuration Management
19 30 (16.39%) JIRA
20 29 (15.85%) Mac OS X
20 29 (15.85%) Microservices
20 29 (15.85%) React
21 27 (14.75%) Relational Database
21 27 (14.75%) Prototyping
21 27 (14.75%) SQL

BDD
Co-occurring 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 16 (8.74%) Confluence
2 5 (2.73%) Apache
3 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.09%) CMS
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) nginx
4 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.01%) Slack
2 5 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.55%) GitHub
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Loggly
4 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.64%) Firewall
2 2 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.75%) Relational Database
2 23 (12.57%) NoSQL
3 18 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 18 (9.84%) MySQL
4 17 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (6.01%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.64%) Big Data
8 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.09%) Redis
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.55%) HBase
9 1 (0.55%) Riak
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (31.69%) Git (software)
2 53 (28.96%) Cucumber
3 47 (25.68%) Jenkins
4 40 (21.86%) Selenium
5 30 (16.39%) JIRA
6 26 (14.21%) WebDriver
7 17 (9.29%) JUnit
8 16 (8.74%) Hudson
9 15 (8.20%) Jasmine
10 7 (3.83%) Maven
10 7 (3.83%) SpecFlow
11 6 (3.28%) JBehave
12 5 (2.73%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.73%) Subversion
13 4 (2.19%) Mockito
14 3 (1.64%) HP UFT
14 3 (1.64%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.64%) JMeter
14 3 (1.64%) NUnit
14 3 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (7.65%) Finance
2 10 (5.46%) Marketing
3 9 (4.92%) Retail
4 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.73%) Electronics
5 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (60.11%) Developer
2 46 (25.14%) Java Developer
3 36 (19.67%) Tester
4 33 (18.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 26 (14.21%) Automation Tester
6 19 (10.38%) Android Developer
7 16 (8.74%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (8.20%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 15 (8.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 15 (8.20%) Selenium Tester
9 14 (7.65%) Java Automation Tester
9 14 (7.65%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.46%) Analyst
11 9 (4.92%) Agile Developer
12 8 (4.37%) Java Engineer
12 8 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (3.83%) Agile Java Developer
13 7 (3.83%) Java Software Engineer
13 7 (3.83%) Software Engineer
14 6 (3.28%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (28.96%) CSS
2 46 (25.14%) REST
3 42 (22.95%) Web Services
4 39 (21.31%) HTML
5 29 (15.85%) React
6 26 (14.21%) RESTful
7 24 (13.11%) AngularJS
7 24 (13.11%) Node.js
8 19 (10.38%) Spring
8 19 (10.38%) XML
9 17 (9.29%) Android SDK
10 15 (8.20%) HTML5
11 14 (7.65%) .NET
12 13 (7.10%) Gherkin
13 11 (6.01%) J2EE
13 11 (6.01%) JSON
14 10 (5.46%) CSS3
15 9 (4.92%) Ember.js
15 9 (4.92%) SOAP
16 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.31%) User Experience
2 24 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.93%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.19%) NHS
6 2 (1.09%) Fintech
7 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.55%) iPad
7 1 (0.55%) iPhone
7 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.23%) Linux
2 44 (24.04%) Unix
3 29 (15.85%) Mac OS X
4 23 (12.57%) Android
5 11 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (80.87%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (78.14%) TDD
3 92 (50.27%) Test Automation
4 44 (24.04%) Scrum
5 35 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (18.58%) Front End Development
7 32 (17.49%) SDLC
8 31 (16.94%) Configuration Management
8 31 (16.94%) Mentoring
8 31 (16.94%) Open Source
9 29 (15.85%) Microservices
10 27 (14.75%) Prototyping
11 26 (14.21%) DevOps
12 25 (13.66%) Software Engineering
13 24 (13.11%) Kanban
14 23 (12.57%) Line Management
14 23 (12.57%) Test Scripting
15 22 (12.02%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (10.93%) Android Development
17 18 (9.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 128 (69.95%) Java
2 89 (48.63%) JavaScript
3 27 (14.75%) SQL
4 21 (11.48%) Python
5 19 (10.38%) PHP
6 14 (7.65%) Bash Shell
7 12 (6.56%) Scala
8 9 (4.92%) C#
9 6 (3.28%) Ruby
10 5 (2.73%) Groovy
11 4 (2.19%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.64%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.09%) Go
13 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.55%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.55%) ES6
14 1 (0.55%) Korn
14 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.46%) ISEB
4 8 (4.37%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (3.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (3.28%) Degree
6 6 (3.28%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.73%) BC Cleared
7 5 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.74%) QA
2 6 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.55%) FATCA
System Software
1 15 (8.20%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) Puppet
2 4 (2.19%) Ansible
3 3 (1.64%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.55%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.55%) Nagios
5 1 (0.55%) Salt
5 1 (0.55%) Terraform
5 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (4.92%) Oracle
1 9 (4.92%) Red Hat
2 5 (2.73%) Google
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.73%) SAP
3 3 (1.64%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.64%) Zend
4 2 (1.09%) HP
4 2 (1.09%) VMware
5 1 (0.55%) Apple
5 1 (0.55%) New Relic
5 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.55%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.55%) Solace
5 1 (0.55%) Splunk
5 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago