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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 14 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 13.89% 21.05% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.15% 23.08% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Median daily rate £440 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £385
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 £37.50 £34.25 -
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -
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
66 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.67% 91.23% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 20
Median daily rate £440 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Git (software)
3 20 (68.97%) TDD
4 16 (55.17%) Scrum
4 16 (55.17%) OOP
4 16 (55.17%) Subversion
5 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
5 15 (51.72%) Android
5 15 (51.72%) User Experience
6 14 (48.28%) Apple iOS
6 14 (48.28%) Web Services
7 13 (44.83%) JSON
7 13 (44.83%) REST
8 11 (37.93%) Project Management
9 10 (34.48%) HTML
9 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
9 10 (34.48%) Android Development
10 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
10 9 (31.03%) Java
10 9 (31.03%) JUnit
10 9 (31.03%) HTTP
10 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
11 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
11 8 (27.59%) XML
11 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (24.14%) RESTful
13 6 (20.69%) CSS
13 6 (20.69%) SQL
13 6 (20.69%) Linux

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 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 22 (75.86%) Git (software)
2 16 (55.17%) Subversion
3 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
3 9 (31.03%) JUnit
4 4 (13.79%) JIRA
5 3 (10.34%) Calabash
5 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.34%) Hudson
5 3 (10.34%) PhantomJS
5 3 (10.34%) Robotium
5 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.45%) Babel
7 1 (3.45%) JsTestDriver
7 1 (3.45%) QUnit
7 1 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Android Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Android Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Android Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) iOS Android Developer
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Android Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior iOS Android Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Web Services
2 13 (44.83%) JSON
2 13 (44.83%) REST
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 8 (27.59%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) RESTful
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) HTML5
8 4 (13.79%) Node.js
9 3 (10.34%) Sass
9 3 (10.34%) XSLT
10 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.90%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (6.90%) JMS
10 2 (6.90%) React
10 2 (6.90%) React Native
11 1 (3.45%) Ember.js
11 1 (3.45%) Pixi.js
11 1 (3.45%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Streaming Media
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.45%) Animation
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Android
2 14 (48.28%) Apple iOS
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) TDD
3 16 (55.17%) OOP
3 16 (55.17%) Scrum
4 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
5 11 (37.93%) Project Management
6 10 (34.48%) Android Development
7 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
9 6 (20.69%) High Availability
9 6 (20.69%) iOS Development
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Mobile Development
11 4 (13.79%) Web Development
12 3 (10.34%) Coaching
12 3 (10.34%) DRM
12 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Objective-C
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) Scala
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) ES6
7 1 (3.45%) ECMAScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Twitter
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle