The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 25 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 Liverpool 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 24 23
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 1.23% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.77% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 113 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 59.22% 69.75% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 68 67
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £26.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BDD
Merseyside

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

BDD
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Scala

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Scala