Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acceptance Criteria over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Acceptance Criteria
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 2.30% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Bradford median daily rate £430 - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -2.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Acceptance Criteria is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 313 165 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 89.94% 83.76% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 112 160
Bradford median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £210 £229
90th Percentile £520 £559 £539
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Bradford median hourly rate £14.94 £19.25 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.38% +4.76% +19.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £17.85 £11.45
90th Percentile £21.38 £20.65 £94.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Acceptance Criteria as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in Bradford

Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Acceptance Criteria in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Acceptance Criteria also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
1 6 (75.00%) User Stories
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Domain Models
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Microservices
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) Service Design
6 1 (12.50%) Confluence
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (12.50%) Project Governance

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) User Stories
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Domain Models
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) TMap
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper