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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Manchester / Salford
Rank 18 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.76% 42.42% 25.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 46.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 6
Median daily rate £425 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
78 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 95.12% 90.91% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 28 15
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 16 (69.57%) Scrum
4 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
5 13 (56.52%) Android
5 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
5 13 (56.52%) Apple iOS
6 12 (52.17%) HTML
7 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
7 11 (47.83%) Games
7 11 (47.83%) HTML5
8 10 (43.48%) Web Services
8 10 (43.48%) REST
9 9 (39.13%) OOP
9 9 (39.13%) Project Management
10 8 (34.78%) Subversion
10 8 (34.78%) JSON
10 8 (34.78%) User Experience
11 7 (30.43%) Apache Cordova
11 7 (30.43%) React
12 6 (26.09%) Node.js
12 6 (26.09%) High Availability
12 6 (26.09%) Android Development
12 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
12 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
12 6 (26.09%) RESTful
12 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (26.09%) HTTP
12 6 (26.09%) Linux
12 6 (26.09%) Java

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 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) MarkLogic
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (34.78%) Subversion
3 6 (26.09%) JUnit
4 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.35%) Babel
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) PhantomJS
6 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 11 (47.83%) Games
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Android Developer
3 5 (21.74%) iOS Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Android Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior iOS Android Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Android Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Java Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) HTML5
3 10 (43.48%) REST
3 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) JSON
5 7 (30.43%) Apache Cordova
5 7 (30.43%) React
6 6 (26.09%) Node.js
6 6 (26.09%) RESTful
7 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
7 5 (21.74%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) XSLT
9 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (8.70%) JMS
9 2 (8.70%) React Native
10 1 (4.35%) CSS
10 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
10 1 (4.35%) Pixi.js
10 1 (4.35%) Sass
10 1 (4.35%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) User Experience
2 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) New Media
4 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Android
1 13 (56.52%) Apple iOS
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 16 (69.57%) Scrum
4 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
5 9 (39.13%) OOP
5 9 (39.13%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) Android Development
6 6 (26.09%) High Availability
7 5 (21.74%) iOS Development
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Kanban
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.35%) 3D Programming
10 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) Game Development
10 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
4 3 (13.04%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) ES6
6 1 (4.35%) ECMAScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Twitter
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle