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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 6 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 32.43% 10.00% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.29% 11.76% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 - -
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
34 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.89% 85.00% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 11
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.60 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 May 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 May 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%) TDD
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) Java
4 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
5 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 11 (37.93%) Web Services
5 11 (37.93%) XML
5 11 (37.93%) HTTP
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) Linux
5 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 11 (37.93%) JSON
5 11 (37.93%) RESTful
5 11 (37.93%) Scala
5 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
5 11 (37.93%) High Availability
5 11 (37.93%) REST
5 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (34.48%) Node.js
6 10 (34.48%) React
6 10 (34.48%) PHP
7 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) User Experience
8 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
9 5 (17.24%) Android
10 4 (13.79%) OOP
11 3 (10.34%) OO
11 3 (10.34%) JUnit
11 3 (10.34%) HTML

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Grunt
4 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) QUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Node.js Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Android Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Scala Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Android Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) CSS
1 11 (37.93%) JSON
1 11 (37.93%) REST
1 11 (37.93%) RESTful
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
1 11 (37.93%) XML
2 10 (34.48%) React
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) XSLT
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) lodash
5 1 (3.45%) RequireJS
5 1 (3.45%) Sass
5 1 (3.45%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) MHEG
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Android
3 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) TDD
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) High Availability
3 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 3 (10.34%) Android Development
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
6 3 (10.34%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Functional Programming
8 1 (3.45%) Graceful Degradation
8 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Web Design
8 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) Scala
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Objective-C