The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 3 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 14 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 37.84% 8.33% 16.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.42% 10.00% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £387 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
BDD
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 89.19% 83.33% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 20
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £215 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £555 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.31 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Salford

BDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Salford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

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

1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (86.21%) TDD
3 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (48.28%) CSS
5 13 (44.83%) OOP
5 13 (44.83%) User Experience
6 12 (41.38%) Android
7 11 (37.93%) PHP
7 11 (37.93%) Node.js
8 10 (34.48%) React
8 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
9 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
9 9 (31.03%) Subversion
9 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
10 8 (27.59%) Java
10 8 (27.59%) Android Development
11 7 (24.14%) Mobile Development
12 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Scrum
13 5 (17.24%) HTML
13 5 (17.24%) OO
13 5 (17.24%) Web Services
14 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
14 4 (13.79%) JSON
14 4 (13.79%) XML
14 4 (13.79%) JUnit
14 4 (13.79%) Project Management
14 4 (13.79%) HTTP
14 4 (13.79%) Objective-C

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) JUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Calabash
4 3 (10.34%) Hudson
4 3 (10.34%) Jasmine
4 3 (10.34%) Robotium
4 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.90%) QUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Grunt
6 1 (3.45%) JsTestDriver
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Android Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Node.js Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Android Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Android Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (6.90%) iOS Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Android Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) CSS
2 11 (37.93%) Node.js
3 10 (34.48%) React
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) JSON
5 4 (13.79%) REST
5 4 (13.79%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) HTML5
7 2 (6.90%) RESTful
7 2 (6.90%) Spring
8 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.45%) lodash
8 1 (3.45%) RequireJS
8 1 (3.45%) Sass
8 1 (3.45%) Underscore.js
8 1 (3.45%) XHTML
8 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Streaming Media
3 2 (6.90%) MHEG
4 1 (3.45%) Animation
4 1 (3.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Android
2 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (86.21%) TDD
3 13 (44.83%) OOP
4 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (27.59%) Android Development
6 7 (24.14%) Mobile Development
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.24%) OO
9 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) Coaching
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.34%) DRM
10 3 (10.34%) iOS Development
10 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
11 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) PHP
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) SQL