The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 13 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.25% 2.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £413 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 - -
BDD
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 46 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 70.10% 64.79% 76.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 34
Average daily rate £425 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Finance
3 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 12 (75.00%) Banking
4 11 (68.75%) Java
5 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 8 (50.00%) SDLC
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) OOP
6 8 (50.00%) Objective-C
7 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
7 7 (43.75%) Java EE
7 7 (43.75%) Degree
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Vista
7 7 (43.75%) JSON
7 7 (43.75%) OO
7 7 (43.75%) C
7 7 (43.75%) C++
7 7 (43.75%) HTML
7 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
7 7 (43.75%) WSDL
7 7 (43.75%) XML
7 7 (43.75%) Windows
7 7 (43.75%) AIX
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
7 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
7 7 (43.75%) Mac OS
7 7 (43.75%) HTML5

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (18.75%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Trello
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (43.75%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) VersionOne
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 12 (75.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) HTML5
2 7 (43.75%) Java EE
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 7 (43.75%) JSON
2 7 (43.75%) WSDL
2 7 (43.75%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) Velocity
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) AIX
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Mac OS
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Vista
1 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) OOP
3 8 (50.00%) SDLC
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
4 7 (43.75%) OO
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Coaching
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) ATDD
7 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 7 (43.75%) C
3 7 (43.75%) C++
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Rally
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