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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Manchester / Salford
Rank 10 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 12 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 18.46% 38.10% 16.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 42.11% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 5
Median daily rate £428 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £420
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 £42.50 - -

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
60 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 92.31% 90.48% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 12
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 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 Salford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) TDD
3 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
3 17 (60.71%) Scrum
4 16 (57.14%) Apple iOS
5 15 (53.57%) Android
5 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
6 14 (50.00%) HTML
7 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
8 12 (42.86%) OOP
8 12 (42.86%) User Experience
9 11 (39.29%) HTML5
9 11 (39.29%) REST
9 11 (39.29%) Web Services
9 11 (39.29%) Games
9 11 (39.29%) JSON
10 10 (35.71%) Subversion
10 10 (35.71%) Project Management
11 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
12 7 (25.00%) HTTP
12 7 (25.00%) Java
12 7 (25.00%) JUnit
12 7 (25.00%) Android Development
12 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
12 7 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
12 7 (25.00%) React
13 6 (21.43%) iOS Development

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 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) MarkLogic
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (35.71%) Subversion
3 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.00%) JUnit
4 4 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) PhantomJS
6 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.57%) Babel
7 1 (3.57%) Calabash
7 1 (3.57%) Hudson
7 1 (3.57%) Robotium
7 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 11 (39.29%) Games
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Android Developer
3 6 (21.43%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Android Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Android Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Android Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior iOS Android Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) iOS Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (39.29%) HTML5
2 11 (39.29%) JSON
2 11 (39.29%) REST
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 7 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
3 7 (25.00%) React
4 6 (21.43%) Node.js
4 6 (21.43%) RESTful
4 6 (21.43%) XML
5 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) Sass
6 3 (10.71%) XSLT
7 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (7.14%) JMS
7 2 (7.14%) React Native
8 1 (3.57%) Ember.js
8 1 (3.57%) Pixi.js
8 1 (3.57%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) User Experience
2 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) New Media
4 1 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Games
4 1 (3.57%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 15 (53.57%) Android
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) TDD
3 17 (60.71%) Scrum
4 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
5 12 (42.86%) OOP
6 10 (35.71%) Project Management
7 7 (25.00%) Android Development
7 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (21.43%) High Availability
8 6 (21.43%) iOS Development
9 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (14.29%) Kanban
11 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (10.71%) Web Development
12 2 (7.14%) Mobile Development
12 2 (7.14%) UX Design
13 1 (3.57%) 3D Programming
13 1 (3.57%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Objective-C
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
4 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) ES6
6 1 (3.57%) ECMAScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Twitter
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle