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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 3 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing BDD 16 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 34.04% 4.35% 13.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.02% 5.56% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 6
Median daily rate £406 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £385 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £385 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.46% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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
41 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 87.23% 78.26% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 27
Median daily rate £400 £490 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +45.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £645 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.31 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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
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 25 August 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) TDD
3 15 (53.57%) User Experience
4 14 (50.00%) OOP
4 14 (50.00%) Android
5 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
5 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
5 13 (46.43%) CSS
6 12 (42.86%) Apple iOS
7 11 (39.29%) Subversion
8 10 (35.71%) PHP
8 10 (35.71%) Android Development
9 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
10 8 (28.57%) Node.js
11 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 7 (25.00%) Scrum
11 7 (25.00%) HTML
11 7 (25.00%) Mobile Development
11 7 (25.00%) React
12 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
12 6 (21.43%) Project Management
12 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
13 5 (17.86%) Objective-C
13 5 (17.86%) OO
13 5 (17.86%) Java
13 5 (17.86%) JSON
13 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
14 4 (14.29%) Mobile App

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 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (39.29%) Subversion
3 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) Calabash
4 3 (10.71%) Hudson
4 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Robotium
4 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) PhantomJS
5 2 (7.14%) QUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Grunt
6 1 (3.57%) JsTestDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Maven
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Android Developer
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (14.29%) iOS Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Android Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Android Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (7.14%) iOS Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Java Android Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) Node.js
3 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (25.00%) React
4 5 (17.86%) JSON
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) REST
6 3 (10.71%) Sass
6 3 (10.71%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) lodash
7 1 (3.57%) RequireJS
7 1 (3.57%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) Underscore.js
7 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.71%) Streaming Media
4 1 (3.57%) Animation
4 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Android
2 12 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) TDD
3 14 (50.00%) OOP
4 10 (35.71%) Android Development
5 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Mobile Development
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
6 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) OO
9 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 4 (14.29%) Web Development
10 3 (10.71%) Coaching
10 3 (10.71%) DRM
10 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
11 2 (7.14%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) Objective-C
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.57%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA