The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.77% 0.39% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.53% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
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 £44.25 - -
BDD
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
213 188 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.61% 72.87% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 113 55
Median daily rate £397 £490 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.97% +18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +244.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 13 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for BDD.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Smarty
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) TDD

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (100.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 2 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP