The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Warrington region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BDD 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.70% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £433 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £306
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +19.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 121 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 82.95% 75.63% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 47 12
Average daily rate £495 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £261 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
BDD
Cheshire

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BDD across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mercator
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Scala

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Mercator