Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 16 November 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 26 38
Contract jobs citing BDD 0 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 3.89% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.72% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Staffordshire median daily rate - £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.20% -16.67%
West Midlands median daily rate £466 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.71% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +1.54% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 250 212 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 85.32% 82.49% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 143 229
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £200
90th Percentile £463 £475 £496
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 11
Staffordshire median hourly rate £30.13 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.76% -42.00% +70.07%
10th Percentile £11.36 £12.22 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.95 £48.00 £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £24.99 £17.12
% change year-on-year -36.57% +45.97% -14.40%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Staffordshire

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Staffordshire