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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 5 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 7.69% 19.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BDD
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
9 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 69.23% 61.90% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £300 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Retail

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#