The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 10 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 4.76% 15.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 80.95% 84.21% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 0
Average daily rate £325 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Bolton region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

BDD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Social Network
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter