The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.78% 1.93% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.33% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 6
Median daily rate £416 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £331 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £448 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 773 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.63% 82.85% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 480 392
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +28 4 £420 +29.23% 2
Knutsford 0 1 £338 -20.58% 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 18 (90.00%) TDD
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (35.00%) Node.js
7 7 (35.00%) REST
7 7 (35.00%) MVC
7 7 (35.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
9 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 5 (25.00%) Open Source
9 5 (25.00%) Confluence
9 5 (25.00%) .NET
9 5 (25.00%) Spring
9 5 (25.00%) JIRA
10 4 (20.00%) jQuery
10 4 (20.00%) Selenium
10 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (20.00%) MySQL
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) JUnit

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Slack
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
5 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) JUnit
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (15.00%) Ant
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
5 2 (10.00%) CruiseControl
5 2 (10.00%) EasyMock
5 2 (10.00%) Gradle
5 2 (10.00%) JBehave
5 2 (10.00%) Mockito
5 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
6 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.00%) Subversion
6 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
1 7 (35.00%) Node.js
1 7 (35.00%) REST
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (20.00%) JMS
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (15.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) TDD
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Microservices
6 4 (20.00%) SFIA
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) Content Management
8 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Groovy
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Capistrano
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Chordiant
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Kony
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (5.00%) Yahoo!
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