The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 20 39 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +38
Contract jobs citing BDD 118 70 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.17% 3.57% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 4.48% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 42 19
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £303 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 -
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -
BDD
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1394 1563 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.74% 79.62% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 899 712
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 29
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -7 10 £440 +13.54%
Stockport -2 8 £356 +42.50% 1
Oldham - 4 £450 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 186 (90.73%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (81.95%) TDD
3 104 (50.73%) Scrum
4 101 (49.27%) Java
5 75 (36.59%) JavaScript
6 63 (30.73%) Git (software)
7 54 (26.34%) Cucumber
8 49 (23.90%) Software Engineering
9 48 (23.41%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (21.95%) HTML
11 44 (21.46%) SQL
12 39 (19.02%) RESTful
13 37 (18.05%) JSON
13 37 (18.05%) REST
14 36 (17.56%) AngularJS
14 36 (17.56%) Web Services
15 34 (16.59%) CSS
15 34 (16.59%) Ruby
15 34 (16.59%) Node.js
15 34 (16.59%) Jenkins
16 32 (15.61%) Scala
16 32 (15.61%) Android
16 32 (15.61%) Unit Testing
16 32 (15.61%) Kanban
17 31 (15.12%) NoSQL
18 30 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (14.15%) .NET
20 28 (13.66%) Pair Programming
20 28 (13.66%) Linux
21 27 (13.17%) OOP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (5.37%) GeoServer
2 9 (4.39%) Drupal
3 7 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.95%) Confluence
4 4 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.46%) CMS
6 2 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.98%) Jetty
6 2 (0.98%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) Apache
7 1 (0.49%) DNN
7 1 (0.49%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Kentico
7 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.88%) GitHub
3 7 (3.41%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.95%) Slack
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.68%) HTTP
2 7 (3.41%) Internet
3 2 (0.98%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.12%) NoSQL
2 21 (10.24%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.85%) MySQL
4 10 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.98%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.98%) HDInsight
9 2 (0.98%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.98%) Spark SQL
10 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.49%) QGIS
10 1 (0.49%) Spatial Data
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (30.73%) Git (software)
2 54 (26.34%) Cucumber
3 34 (16.59%) Jenkins
4 26 (12.68%) JUnit
5 25 (12.20%) JIRA
6 24 (11.71%) Subversion
7 20 (9.76%) Selenium
8 13 (6.34%) Maven
9 12 (5.85%) JBehave
9 12 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (5.37%) Gradle
10 11 (5.37%) WebDriver
11 8 (3.90%) JMeter
12 7 (3.41%) Bitbucket
12 7 (3.41%) Jasmine
13 6 (2.93%) PhantomJS
14 4 (1.95%) Calabash
14 4 (1.95%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.95%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.95%) Xcode
General
1 14 (6.83%) Games
2 10 (4.88%) Finance
3 3 (1.46%) Electronics
3 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.46%) Marketing
3 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.98%) Advertising
4 2 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 140 (68.29%) Developer
2 45 (21.95%) Java Developer
3 29 (14.15%) Senior Developer
4 26 (12.68%) Agile Developer
5 23 (11.22%) Agile Java Developer
6 19 (9.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 19 (9.27%) Software Engineer
7 18 (8.78%) .NET Developer
7 18 (8.78%) Android Developer
8 16 (7.80%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (7.32%) C# Developer
10 13 (6.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 13 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (6.34%) Senior Agile Developer
10 13 (6.34%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 12 (5.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.85%) Scala Developer
12 10 (4.88%) HTML Developer
12 10 (4.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.95%) HTML
2 39 (19.02%) RESTful
3 37 (18.05%) JSON
3 37 (18.05%) REST
4 36 (17.56%) AngularJS
4 36 (17.56%) Web Services
5 34 (16.59%) CSS
5 34 (16.59%) Node.js
6 29 (14.15%) .NET
7 23 (11.22%) XML
8 21 (10.24%) ASP.NET
9 18 (8.78%) HTML5
10 16 (7.80%) jQuery
11 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (6.83%) WebGL
12 13 (6.34%) React
13 12 (5.85%) Apache Cordova
13 12 (5.85%) PostGIS
13 12 (5.85%) React Native
13 12 (5.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.22%) User Experience
2 17 (8.29%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.41%) Mobile Games
4 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.46%) Animation
6 3 (1.46%) Streaming Media
7 2 (0.98%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.49%) New Media
8 1 (0.49%) Social Network
8 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.61%) Android
2 28 (13.66%) Linux
3 26 (12.68%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.44%) Unix
5 4 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.95%) Windows
6 3 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (90.73%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (81.95%) TDD
3 104 (50.73%) Scrum
4 49 (23.90%) Software Engineering
5 48 (23.41%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (15.61%) Kanban
6 32 (15.61%) Unit Testing
7 28 (13.66%) Pair Programming
8 27 (13.17%) OOP
9 25 (12.20%) MVC
9 25 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (12.20%) Web Development
10 22 (10.73%) Android Development
10 22 (10.73%) High Availability
10 22 (10.73%) Project Management
11 20 (9.76%) Open Source
12 19 (9.27%) OO
13 16 (7.80%) Automated Testing
13 16 (7.80%) Microservices
14 15 (7.32%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 101 (49.27%) Java
2 75 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 44 (21.46%) SQL
4 34 (16.59%) Ruby
5 32 (15.61%) Scala
6 26 (12.68%) C#
7 25 (12.20%) Python
8 18 (8.78%) Objective-C
9 11 (5.37%) ES6
10 8 (3.90%) PHP
11 7 (3.41%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.44%) Clojure
12 5 (2.44%) F#
12 5 (2.44%) Groovy
13 4 (1.95%) C++
14 2 (0.98%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (5.37%) Degree
2 5 (2.44%) ISEB
3 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.29%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) SDET
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.88%) Ansible
2 9 (4.39%) Puppet
3 8 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.41%) Kibana
4 7 (3.41%) logstash
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (5.37%) ESRI
2 9 (4.39%) Google
3 8 (3.90%) Splunk
4 7 (3.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.95%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.95%) Twitter
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle
6 3 (1.46%) SAP
7 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.49%) Alterian
8 1 (0.49%) Ektron
8 1 (0.49%) Facebook
8 1 (0.49%) HP
8 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
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