Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 22 January 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.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 13 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +8
Contract jobs citing BDD 10 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 7.14% 1.37% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.13% 1.75% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 11
Knutsford median daily rate £400 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -12.90% -0.64%
10th Percentile £355 £319 £381
90th Percentile £450 £356 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £395 £420 £388
% change year-on-year -5.95% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

BDD 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 Knutsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 123 57 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 87.86% 78.08% 66.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 112
Knutsford median daily rate £365 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £244 £300 £314
90th Percentile £488 £438 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - £34.50 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
% change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -5.23%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Knutsford

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in Knutsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Knutsford

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Knutsford over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
2 8 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (70.00%) Sass
3 7 (70.00%) Node.js
3 7 (70.00%) React
3 7 (70.00%) ES6
3 7 (70.00%) Redux
3 7 (70.00%) npm
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) Perforce
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) gulp
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (60.00%) SonarQube
4 6 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (60.00%) Grunt
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) Grunt
2 6 (60.00%) gulp
2 6 (60.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) React Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) CSS3
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) HTML5
1 8 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (70.00%) Node.js
2 7 (70.00%) React
2 7 (70.00%) Redux
2 7 (70.00%) Sass
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) JSP
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Servlets
4 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) Planning Poker
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) ES6
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle