The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 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 Salford 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 7 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.13% 20.00% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.23% 22.86% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -19.37%
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
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
26 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 83.87% 87.50% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 21
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BDD
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BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (42.86%) Calabash
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) iPhone
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Publishing
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Calabash
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) New Media
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 1 (14.29%) Interactive TV
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
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