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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 2 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 18 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 30.00% - 10.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.96% - 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 5
Median daily rate £419 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
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
53 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 88.33% 84.00% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 29
Median daily rate £413 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £645 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) User Experience
3 19 (70.37%) OOP
3 19 (70.37%) Android
4 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 18 (66.67%) TDD
5 16 (59.26%) Apple iOS
6 15 (55.56%) Subversion
7 14 (51.85%) Android Development
8 12 (44.44%) Scrum
9 11 (40.74%) Project Management
10 10 (37.04%) HTML
10 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
10 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
11 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
11 9 (33.33%) JSON
11 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 8 (29.63%) Java
12 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
12 8 (29.63%) Mobile Development
13 7 (25.93%) iOS Development
13 7 (25.93%) Objective-C
13 7 (25.93%) CSS
13 7 (25.93%) Web Services
14 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (22.22%) REST
15 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (18.52%) HTML5
16 4 (14.81%) Web Development
16 4 (14.81%) PHP

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 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (55.56%) Subversion
3 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.11%) Calabash
4 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.11%) Hudson
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) JUnit
4 3 (11.11%) PhantomJS
4 3 (11.11%) Robotium
4 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.70%) JsTestDriver
6 1 (3.70%) QUnit
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Android Developer
3 7 (25.93%) iOS Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (14.81%) iOS Android Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Android Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Android Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Android Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.41%) iOS Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior iOS Android Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) JSON
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) REST
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) Sass
7 3 (11.11%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) Node.js
8 1 (3.70%) RESTful
8 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Streaming Media
4 1 (3.70%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Android
2 16 (59.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) OOP
3 18 (66.67%) TDD
4 14 (51.85%) Android Development
5 12 (44.44%) Scrum
6 11 (40.74%) Project Management
7 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 8 (29.63%) Mobile Development
9 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
10 7 (25.93%) iOS Development
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
13 4 (14.81%) OO
13 4 (14.81%) Web Development
14 3 (11.11%) Coaching
14 3 (11.11%) DRM
14 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
15 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Objective-C
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA