The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 18 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.47% 7.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.62% 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - -
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
104 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 88.14% 77.78% 83.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 25 32
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £443 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 12 (70.59%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) Banking
5 9 (52.94%) J2EE
5 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) SDLC
6 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
6 8 (47.06%) XML
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (47.06%) JBoss
6 8 (47.06%) WSDL
6 8 (47.06%) Subversion
7 7 (41.18%) Oracle
8 6 (35.29%) SQL
8 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
8 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
9 5 (29.41%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
9 5 (29.41%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Service Management
9 5 (29.41%) CMMI
9 5 (29.41%) PMI
9 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
9 5 (29.41%) CICS
9 5 (29.41%) Assembly Language
9 5 (29.41%) PRINCE

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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 8 (47.06%) JBoss
2 5 (29.41%) CICS
2 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Subversion
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.76%) TestNG
5 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.88%) JBehave
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) VersionOne
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) J2EE
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) WSDL
2 8 (47.06%) XML
3 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
4 5 (29.41%) EJB
4 5 (29.41%) JMS
4 5 (29.41%) JSP
4 5 (29.41%) Servlets
4 5 (29.41%) Struts
4 5 (29.41%) XSD
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) Java EE
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) Apache POI
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
7 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
1 5 (29.41%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) AIX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Mac OS
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
1 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) TDD
2 9 (52.94%) SDLC
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 5 (29.41%) CMMI
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) RUP
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Assembly Language
4 5 (29.41%) COBOL
5 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
6 3 (17.65%) C
6 3 (17.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Chordiant
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) Rally