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 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 35 32 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing BDD 9 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.76% 1.05% 9.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.33% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 14
Median daily rate £625 £425 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -17.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £425 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £425 £540
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
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
290 150 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 88.96% 78.53% 83.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 109 81
Median daily rate £475 £400 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -17.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Median hourly rate £62.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 2016.

BDD Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 26 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 Warrington region with a requirement for BDD.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Data Management
3 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (38.46%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Selenium
6 4 (30.77%) SFIA
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) CRM
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) Web Design
8 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com

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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Gatling
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Data Management
3 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) SFIA
6 3 (23.08%) CRM
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Web Design
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) MuleSoft
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (15.38%) WSO2