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 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 25 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing BDD 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.67% 1.32% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 1.44% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £343 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -32.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
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
192 348 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 88.07% 92.06% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 268 102
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £688 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) Data Management
4 11 (64.71%) Unit Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (47.06%) SFIA
7 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) Java
9 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
10 4 (23.53%) JIRA
10 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
10 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
10 4 (23.53%) Node.js
10 4 (23.53%) Open Source
10 4 (23.53%) Confluence
10 4 (23.53%) Microservices
10 4 (23.53%) REST
10 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
10 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (23.53%) SQL
10 4 (23.53%) MySQL
10 4 (23.53%) Python
10 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 4 (23.53%) Slack
11 3 (17.65%) DevOps

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 (23.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
1 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Principal Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Principal Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Principal Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Principal Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Node.js
1 4 (23.53%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) Data Management
4 11 (64.71%) Unit Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (47.06%) SFIA
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Microservices
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
9 1 (5.88%) CRM
9 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland