The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 14 2
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - 2.94% 46.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.45% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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
8 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 72.73% 85.29% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 3
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £217 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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