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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 13 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Contract jobs citing BDD 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.28% 0.92% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.08% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £420 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.03% -

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
92 277 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 75.41% 85.23% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 165 102
Median daily rate £375 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +233.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BDD across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Confluence
2 5 (55.56%) Node.js
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) SFIA
3 4 (44.44%) Slack
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
6 1 (11.11%) SOLID
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET

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 5 (55.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Slack
2 1 (11.11%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Lead Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Node.js
1 5 (55.56%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) SFIA
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple