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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 10 3
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - 3.45% 42.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
3 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 42.86% 68.97% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 7
Average daily rate £165 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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