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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing BDD 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 7.69% 27.27% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 29.03% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -1.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.28% -  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 22 31 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 84.62% 93.94% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 14
Median daily rate £413 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £173 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.33 - £18.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing BDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Salford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Games
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
4 6 (66.67%) React
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) Android
5 5 (55.56%) Node.js
5 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
5 5 (55.56%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (44.44%) Kanban
7 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 3 (33.33%) User Experience
8 2 (22.22%) DevOps
8 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
8 2 (22.22%) Sass
8 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 2 (22.22%) New Media
8 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
8 2 (22.22%) Project Management
8 2 (22.22%) CSS
8 2 (22.22%) OOP
8 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Mocha
2 1 (11.11%) PhantomJS
2 1 (11.11%) webpack
2 1 (11.11%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (77.78%) Games
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) iOS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) React
4 5 (55.56%) Apache Cordova
4 5 (55.56%) Node.js
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Sass
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Microservices
7 1 (11.11%) Mobile First
7 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (11.11%) Service Design
7 1 (11.11%) UX Design
7 1 (11.11%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) ES6
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA