Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 17 November 2017 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)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 2 9
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford - 28.45% 14.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 31.13% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 25 8
Salford median daily rate - £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% +8.57%
Manchester median daily rate £400 £426 £385
% change year-on-year -6.16% +10.71% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester 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 Salford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 115 106 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 89.15% 91.38% 89.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 88 49
Salford median daily rate £425 £406 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +12.85% +4.73%
10th Percentile £286 £220 £200
90th Percentile £579 £595 £488
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 6
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £19.25 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.45% +17.36% -
10th Percentile £12.16 £15.73 £13.57
90th Percentile £31.50 £23.78 £19.25
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.82% -19.08% +26.67%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Salford

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Salford