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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 17 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.80% - 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
65 54 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 82.28% 73.97% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 42
Average daily rate £400 £425 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Objective-C
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Mac OS
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Java EE
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Vista
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) WSDL
1 5 (71.43%) Java EE
1 5 (71.43%) JSON
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
1 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) AIX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Vista
1 5 (71.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree