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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 25 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.98% - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
202 185 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.82% 80.09% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 130 86
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +290.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) Scrum
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Spring
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) Kanban
4 8 (57.14%) RESTful
5 7 (50.00%) Open Source
5 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) MySQL
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (50.00%) Microservices
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (50.00%) Spring Boot
5 7 (50.00%) API Design
5 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (42.86%) DevOps
6 6 (42.86%) Coaching
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) DNN
1 1 (7.14%) EPiServer
1 1 (7.14%) Immediacy CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Kentico
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Sitefinity
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Moq
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Principal Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Principal .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Principal Java Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Coach
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
6 2 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Spring
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) RESTful
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blog
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Kanban
4 7 (50.00%) API Design
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 7 (50.00%) Microservices
4 7 (50.00%) Open Source
5 6 (42.86%) Coaching
5 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Alterian
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore