The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 23 23
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.55% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.23% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 124 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 82.86% 78.98% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 33
Average daily rate £320 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
BDD
Cheshire

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Chester

BDD
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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