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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 29.03% 9.52% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.03% 11.76% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £388 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £387 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £399 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
29 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 93.55% 80.95% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 14
Median daily rate £370 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £18.31 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (92.86%) TDD
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) PHP
4 10 (35.71%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) Node.js
4 10 (35.71%) React
5 9 (32.14%) User Experience
6 8 (28.57%) Android
6 8 (28.57%) OOP
6 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 6 (21.43%) Android Development
9 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
9 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
9 5 (17.86%) JSON
9 5 (17.86%) RESTful
9 5 (17.86%) Scala
9 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (17.86%) REST
9 5 (17.86%) High Availability
9 5 (17.86%) OO
9 5 (17.86%) HTTP
9 5 (17.86%) Linux
9 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Web Services

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 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) QUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Grunt
5 1 (3.57%) JsTestDriver
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Node.js Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Android Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Android Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.57%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (3.57%) iOS Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Java Scala Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) Node.js
2 10 (35.71%) React
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) JSON
3 5 (17.86%) REST
3 5 (17.86%) RESTful
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) lodash
6 1 (3.57%) RequireJS
6 1 (3.57%) Sass
6 1 (3.57%) Underscore.js
6 1 (3.57%) XHTML
6 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) MHEG
4 1 (3.57%) Animation
4 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Android
2 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (92.86%) TDD
2 8 (28.57%) OOP
2 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (21.43%) Android Development
5 5 (17.86%) High Availability
5 5 (17.86%) OO
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Graceful Degradation
8 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) Scala
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Apple Swift
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C