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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 9 5
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - 4.76% 19.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.56% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
14 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 73.68% 85.71% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 6
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £350 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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