The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 30 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.17% 1.13% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.32% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £415 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £489 £369
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 £37.50 -
BDD
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
197 228 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 85.65% 86.04% 89.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 172 101
Median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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 Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

BDD
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BDD across the Warrington region.

BDD Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 4 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 Warrington region with a requirement for BDD.

1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Confluence
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
4 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
4 4 (44.44%) Node.js
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Microservices
4 4 (44.44%) SFIA
4 4 (44.44%) Slack
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Lead Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Principal Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Node.js
1 4 (44.44%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Microservices
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) SFIA
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland